Phil Jackson, Doc Rivers still complaining about referees

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BOSTON — The respective news conferences were over.

Lakers coach Phil Jackson had shared his agenda-filled thoughts, as had Boston coach Doc Rivers on the off-day between Tuesday’s Game 3 and Thursday’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals.

And as Rivers walked through a tunnel inside TD Garden, he was asked yet another question about the officiating.

“I don’t want to posture,” Rivers said with a grin.

Yet that horse, one could say, was already out of the barn.

Jackson and Rivers spent the day making their cases with the NBA officials through the media, surely pushing the league’s tolerance threshold for such discussions and putting the spotlight squarely on the part of the game that is supposed to go unnoticed.

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