Lakers vs. Celtics, Game 3: Whistles While They Work

June 9th, 2010 by Dr. Sox Leave a reply »
The 2010 NBA Finals is fast on it's way to becoming completely irrelevant.  I say this not as a Celtics fan (which I am), but as a long-time fan of NBA basketball who hates seeing what commie... er, I mean Commissioner Stern is doing to the league. 

I say this as someone who has no idea what the series outcome will be, given that each of the three games played has featured stars in foul trouble and more whistles than Saturday night at the local gentleman's club.

There's no ebb and flow, no rhythm to these games being played.  At one point last night I believe there were at least 34 consecutive fouls called.  Perhaps that was just whistleshock affecting my poor beer-addled brain, but there were numerous stretches where the only stars featured were the guys from the photo.

Game One was about Ray Allen being in foul trouble the whole game.  From the LA side of things I'm sure Odom was as well, given that last night was the first time he got to play.  I disremember other specifics, although I did read somewhere that there were I believe 54 personal fouls called.

Onward to Kobegate, where he had at least ...

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