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NBA Finals, Lakers Celtics: Celtics minority owner confronts David Stern after Game 3 over officiating

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Plenty of people watching the NBA Finals have wanted to yell at NBA Commissioner David Stern about it. Celtics minority owner Jim Pallotta did just that after Game 3. He confronted Stern and said the officiating was an embarrassment to the league. That likely means a fine is on the way, and maybe a healthy [more]

NBA finals, Lakers Celtics: Doc Rivers complains about officiating, dabbles in irony

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Let’s be clear up front: The officiating during the NBA finals has not been good. Fans from Boston to Los Angeles have been complaining as games have been called tight and stars have been in foul trouble. Wednesday it was Doc Rivers turn to flirt with a fine from the league, as reported by ESPN’s [more]

NBA instant replay: Do we need more of it? A PBT roundtable discussion

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The star of the NBA finals Game 3 — just after Derek Fisher but ahead of Brian Scalabrine — was instant replay. The officials went to it constantly down the stretch of a close game. Good, because they got the calls right, sort of; or bad because it disrupted the flow of the game? We’ve [more]

NBA finals, Lakers Celtics: The good news and the bad news for Boston's offense

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As the Celtics look to move on from their Game 3 loss, they can find some redemption in how much they were able to accomplish with so little going right. As much as I’d like to say that Paul Pierce and Ray Allen were smothered by the Lakers’ defense, that doesn’t quite do justice to [more]