Found February 02, 2012 on
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Dallas Mavericks outspoken owner Mark Cuban was not pleased with the officiating during Wednesday's 95-86 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Cuban boiled over after coach Rick Carlisle was ejected after kicking the ball into the stands.
"Look, I haven't said a whole lot about the officiating in a long, long time, but I haven't seen it this bad in a long, long time," Cuban told ESPNDallas.com. "Guys miss calls; that's part of the game. You're not always going to have a great crew. Officials have got to learn that's part of the game.
"But these were officials (Ron Garretson, Michael Smith and Mark Ayotte) that have been part of the league for years, and it was just off-the-charts bad. And, if no one ever says anything, nothing ever happens."
Carlisle kicked the ball into the stands after Oklahoma City was not whistled for a perceived infraction early in the fourth quarter.
The ball landed in the vicinity of a young boy. Carlisle pr...
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During last night's Thunder/Mavericks affair, Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle were not too pleased with his team's defensive effort.After a breakaway slam by Russell Westbrook, Carlisle kicked the ball and sent it flying into the stands. Keep an eye on the fans underneath the basketball as it hits a couple of them:
Rick Carlisle's night ended just a little bit early Wednesday evening.
Carlisle was received his second technical foul of the game with 9:34 left in the 4th quarter of the Dallas MavericksOklahoma City Thunder game after kicking the ball into the stands into the first few rows of seats beneath the basket.
Oklahoma City guard James Harden had just stolen the ball from Mavericks...
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and coach Rick Carlisle have been fined by the NBA after they became upset with the officiating during a 95-86 loss to Oklahoma City on Wednesday.
Carlisle was fined $35,000 for kicking a ball into the stands with 9:34 left in the fourth quarter. He was ejected and apologized to Cuban and the fans right after the game. He said: ''The incident...
"Look, I haven't said a whole lot about the officiating in a long, long time, but I haven't seen it this bad in a long, long time," Cuban told ESPNDallas.com in the Mavericks' weight room after the loss. "Guys miss calls; that's part of the game. You're not always going to have a great crew. Officials have got to learn that's part of the game...
Dallas Mavericks head coach, Rick Carlisle was ejected from the Mavs – Thunder game last night after he kicked the basketball in to the crowd, and the ball hit a fan or two in the face.
Carlisle apologized after the game, and said he was trying to kick the ball to the referee. The Thunder beat the Mavs, 95-86. Mavs forward Shawn Marion...
"I want to apologize to our franchise, Mark, our fans," said Carlisle, who walked over to the baseline to apologize to fans in the area -- including a young boy -- where the ball landed before leaving the court to a standing ovation. "The incident where the ball got kicked into the stands -- that can't happen. My intent was not to kick it into the stands, I was...
NEW YORK, Feb. 3- Dallas Mavericks Coach Rick Carlisle was fined by the NBA Friday for kicking the ball into the stands during a game.Carlisle was knocked $35,000 for what almost felt like a comedy of errors after he allegedly aimed the ball at a referee, missed and hit a little boy in the audience.
How much will this cost him…? Look, I haven’t said a whole lot about the officiating in a long, long time, but I haven’t seen it this bad in a long, long time,” Cuban told ESPNDallas.com in the Mavericks’ weight room after the loss. “Guys miss calls; that’s part of the game. You’re not always [...]
David Stern has finally came out from NBA lockout hiding. Obviously he has been resting up for the right time to come out of his million dollar New York loft and make his presence known that he still runs "the game." Once he witnessed his favorite team, the Dallas Mavericks, become critics of "his game," he knew it was time to unleash the stern pocket move...
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and coach Rick Carlisle have been fined by the NBA after they became upset with the officiating during a 95-86 loss to Oklahoma City on Wednesday. Carlisle was fined $35,000 for kicking a ball into the stands with 9:34 left in the fourth quarter. He was ejected and apologized to Cuban and the fans right after the game.
Mark Cuban used to complain about the refs on what seemed to be a weekly basis a few years ago, but he had calmed down some lately. So, it was almost surprising when he ripped into them following the Dallas Mavericks’ emotional loss at home last night. From ESPN: “The Mavericks’ 95-86 home loss to the Western Conference-leading Oklahoma City Thunder — which featured Dallas...
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and head coach Rick Carlisle were each fined by the NBA on Friday.
Rick Carlisle still keeps close tabs on his previous team, and the Dallas Mavericks coach thinks the Indiana Pacers are legitimate contenders.
The Pacers go for a season-high fourth straight victory Friday night when they look to win in Dallas for the first time in eight seasons.
Carlisle's stint with Indiana (15-6) from 2003-07 included a 61-win campaign his first season....
The much-improved Pacers will shoot for a season-high fourth straight win Friday when they visit Big D to take on their former coach, Rick Carlisle, and the reigning NBA champion Mavericks.