Lakers Examiner: The officiating in this year’s playoffs has been horrible. Pretty much every coach has complained at one time or another about flagrant fouls, a disparity in calls, or some other shenanigans.

It even prompted me to propose a new system of officiating for NBA refs.

However, Los Angeles Lakers guard Derek Fisher is sick of all the complaining…

Both coaches have coached enough basketball to know the officiating is going to vary at times. It’s never the same. Still, coaches feel compelled sometimes to state their cases for their teams.

We’ll go to Denver (today for Game 6), and the game will be called differently. That’s just the way it is. I mean, in high school, you go across town, and you know you aren’t getting calls. At the highest level of the sport, why would it be any different?

We would expect this kind of sound, logical thinking from the veteran leader.

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  • WifelovesLuke

    We live in a country where everyone wants to blame the people in a position of authority instead of taking responsibility for their own actions. It happens in almost every sport at every level. I umpire baseball games for my local little league and am now seeing 10 year olds complain about a call becuase their heroes on TV are doing the same thing. Enough is enough. Play hard, make your shots, put up an agressive defense and the better team will win.

  • lakerschamps-09

    ^^^^^^^ i agree wit that.. lmao on da kids complainin bout calls.. lol

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