NBA will review technical foul rules

Updated: June 5, 2009, 1:38 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- Seven technical fouls in the playoffs, as Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard know better than anyone in the NBA, add up to a one-game suspension.

That might not be the case next season.

The league maintains that its current suspension scale for technical fouls is "a fair system," in the words of NBA president Joel Litvin, but Litvin told ESPN.com that he anticipates an internal re-evaluation after the season to determine if the number of technicals that a player can accumulate ...

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