But The Ref Said "It's Only Preseason"

Gino's JungleContributor IOctober 19, 2009

MINNEAPOLIS - MARCH 22:  A detail of a referee holding an official Wilson NCAA Basketball as the Michigan State Spartans play against the USC Trojans during the second round of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on March 22, 2009 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)


It is one thing for the casual fan to say the preseason means nothing. I guess you could even say it is alright for the diehard fan to say the preseason isn't worth anything. It is yet another for a ref to make that same assumption. Ray Allen was quoted in the Boston Globe as saying:

“At one point a referee said, ‘This is a preseason game,'" Allen said.


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