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10 Worst Officiated Games in NBA History: Could the NBA Really Be Rigged?

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10 Worst Officiated Games in NBA History: Could the NBA Really Be Rigged?

No sport is dictated more by the whims of a referee than basketball. Whistles can swing games, series and ultimately championships. 

What is unfortunate is that in the NBA, refs get it wrong. A lot. 

Some people cry conspiracy, claiming the game is rigged. They believe that the referees act in the best financial interests of the league and David Stern. 

Can that be true? Let's try to find out. Let's look at the 10 worst officiating moments in NBA history and what they mean in the grand scheme of things. 

By the way, I'd be remiss if I didn't give some credit to Grantland's Bill Simmons, whose recent column on titles needing footnotes provided some valuable information for this piece (and saved me some big research time). 

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