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Posted: Tuesday April 13, 2010 11:33PM; Updated: Tuesday April 13, 2010 11:33PM

Del Negro: No comment on reported altercation with Paxson

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Bulls coach Vinny Del Nego won't discuss an alleged altercation with Jon Paxson

Paxson reportedly pushed Del Negro twice in the chest after a March 30 game

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro would not comment on a reported altercation with executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson.

Del Negro simply said "no comment on that" after the Bulls' victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday.

Yahoo! Sports, citing sources, reported Paxson shoved Del Negro twice in the chest and had to be restrained in a confrontation over Joakim Noah's minutes after the March 30 home game against Phoenix.

Paxson did not return a call from The AP seeking comment.

"This is an organizational issue, which we will handle internally," Bulls spokesman Tim Hallam said.

Copyright 2010 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

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