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  1. Dick Bavetta, longtime NBA referee, retires after 39 years

    NBA referee Dick Bavetta is retiring after a 39-year career in which he never missed an assignment.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  2. 2014 NBA Finals: Boris Diaw dishes for San Antonio Spurs

    Marc Stein

    Boris Diaw's difference-making playoff outings come after a long career of ups and downs, Marc Stein writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2014
  3. Buzz That Was -- LeBron James carried off hot court in San Antoni...

    D'Arcy Maine

    The Internet sure had fun with LeBron's cramps and Duncan's ref face during a steamy Game 1 of the NBA Finals. As for us, how about that girl -- the defensive back -- who signed to play college football!

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  4. 2014 NBA playoffs -- Paul George of Indiana Pacers fined $25K for...

    The NBA fined Indiana Pacers forward Paul George $25,000 on Tuesday for his public criticism of the officiating in the Eastern Conference finals Game 4 loss to Miami.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  5. 2014 NBA Playoffs -- Coach Frank Vogel says Indiana Pacers' confi...

    Frank Vogel stood with his back against a wall, seeming perfectly comfortable.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  6. 2014 NBA Playoffs -- Indiana Pacers' Paul George says referees pl...

    Brian Windhorst

    Saying he felt the Miami Heat maybe got "home cooking," Indiana Pacers star Paul George cited officiating as a difference-maker in his team's Game 4 loss in the Eastern Conference finals, putting him at risk for drawing a fine from the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  7. 2014 NBA playoffs -- NBA fines Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Riv...

    Arash Markazi

    The NBA has fined Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers $25,000 on Thursday for his postgame rant against the officials following the team's Game 5 loss on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  8. 2014 NBA playoffs -- NBA affirms referees' call, mum on possible ...

    Dave McMenamin

    A day after squandering a late 13-point lead against the Thunder, the Clippers tried to let go of the outcome. And the NBA seemed to do the same, defending the outcome of a controversial, pivotal play that came with 11.3 seconds remaining.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  9. Doc Rivers says Los Angeles Clippers were 'robbed' by officials i...

    Arash Markazi

    Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers said his team was "robbed" by the officials in a 105-104 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  10. Ian O'Connor -- Brooklyn Nets loss leaves Jason Kidd the biggest ...

    Ian O'Connor

    If the Brooklyn Nets lose this series, Jason Kidd stands to be the biggest flop of them all, Ian O'Connor writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  11. NBA will consider giving refs more replay rights

    After further review, the play stands as called.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2014
  12. Kendrick Perkins of Oklahoma City Thunder, Zach Randolph of Memph...

    Thunder center Kendrick Perkins and Grizzlies big-man counterpart Zach Randolph briefly met Wednesday with a referee before Game 3 of their first-round playoff series to discuss how the duo would defend each other.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  13. 2014 NBA playoffs -- Taj Gibson of Chicago Bulls confused by lack...

    Nick Friedell

    Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson still can't believe he didn't get the benefit of two calls late in regulation of Tuesday night's Game 2 loss to the Washington Wizards.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  14. 2014 NBA playoffs -- Dwight Howard, Houston Rockets try to move p...

    Tom Haberstroh

    The NBA announced on Monday that the referees incorrectly called Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard for his sixth foul with 10.8 seconds left in overtime in Game 1. On Tuesday, the Rockets gave feedback on the league's transparency.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  15. Kevin Garnett of Brooklyn Nets shrugs off referees impact on play...

    James Herbert

    Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey found the lack of calls his team received in the fourth quarter of its Game 1 playoff matchup "unusual," but Brooklyn Nets big man Kevin Garnett is willing to chalk that up to postseason basketball.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  16. NBA says officials missed foul on Chris Paul of Los Angeles Clipp...

    Arash Markazi

    There were 51 fouls called during the Warriors' 109-105 win against the Clippers in the opening game of the first-round series on Saturday. But on Sunday, the NBA issued a statement admitting there should have been one more foul called.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2014