Found May 08, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
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I have had it with NBA officials in the playoffs. The league is softening up to protect stars and I don’t like it one bit. It’s hard to watch a game when there are nearly 50 fouls called per game. The playoffs are about letting defensive players get away with more, not about giving the stars more “star treatment”. I understand that the NBA is a star-driven league. It’s easier to fire a coach than it is to trade a star player. But what I have seen so far has been ridiculous and I have a feeling that it’s only going to get worse. It started the first day of the playoffs. The New York Knicks and Miami Heat were playing Game 1 down in Miami. In the second quarter of that game, the Heat took only 15 shots that quarter. However, they managed to take 20 free-throws in that same quarter, en-route to outscoring the Knicks 30-13 in the quarter. Knicks’ center Tyson Chandler was called for a flagrant foul on LeBron James when Chandler leaned into a pick that blindsided James. How in the worl...
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