Technical Difficulty: After Paul Pierce Ejection, the NBA Needs to Adapt Rules

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Technical Difficulty: After Paul Pierce Ejection, the NBA Needs to Adapt Rules
If there is not some extra attitude - then it is not playoff basketball!

When Paul Peirce received his second technical foul, referee Ed Malloy tossed him from the game emphatically like an umpire does an angry manager.  

The problem is me and the millions of other Sunday afternoon viewers were not watching the highly-anticipated Boston/Miami series to see Malloy make calls. 

The fans come out and we tune in to see Paul Pierce play. 

This is big business.  The NBA needs its superstars (its best product) to be on the court shining at this time of year.  

The NBA Playoffs represent the highest level of basketball being played in the world.

It should create a greater level of intensity.  Both the emotions and the stakes are high.  Things are bound to be a little more "chippiness" between the teams in these games.  

It might very well be time that the league revisit the technical foul rule in order to avoid technical difficulty deciding the outcome of important games or series instead of the players.

Here are some things the NBA should consider…

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