Kiki Vandeweghe Confirms NBA Will Not Get Rid of Last-2-Minute Reports

January 5th, 2017 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

Kiki Vandeweghe, the NBA's executive vice president of basketball operations, confirmed the league will continue to produce the last-two-minute officiating reports despite recent criticism.

Zach Lowe of reported Thursday that Vandeweghe said there's been no discussion about removing the controversial reviews. Instead, the NBA is considering an expansion of the efforts to release reports that feature the entire game in the future. 

The league affirming its stance on the issue comes after a wave of anti-report comments in recent weeks by superstar players and officials.

Ethan Sherwood Strauss of passed along remarks from Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant after one of the reports stated he should have benefited from a foul call late in the team's Christmas Day loss to the reigning champion Cleveland Cavaliers.

"The refs didn't lose us that game. We lost that game. We could have been better," Durant said. "I think it's bulls--t that the NBA threw the refs under the bus like that."

Cavs star LeBron James agreed the referees are treated unfairly under the ...

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