NBA Standards: A List of What’s Wrong With Officiating

December 17th, 2010 by Marilyn Dubinski Leave a reply »
Basketball.  It's one of the most popular sports in the world.  It requires a high amount of skill, speed, and endurance to survive.  It is also one of two sports that depends on rules and officiating the most (the other being soccer).

One of NBA Commissioner David Stern's long time goals has been to set a high standard for his league to follow.  He wants the NBA to be represented well and have good examples set by its players, coaches, fans, and officials alike. 

However, with a combination of questionable written and unwritten laws to the game, NBA referees seem to have set their own standards and personal set of rules that affect the fairness of the way games are called.

Here is a list of the most questionable and unfair "rules", written and unwritten (basically made up by the officials), that do more harm than good to the integrity of the game and the league. 

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