Why NBA Officiating Is Terrible

Javon BarkusContributor IFebruary 24, 2010

OAKLAND, CA - FEBRUARY 21: Head coach Don Nelson of the Golden State Warriors yells at a referee against the Atlanta Hawks during an NBA game at Oracle Arena on February 21, 2010 in Oakland, California.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
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Is it me or do the Golden State Warriors get bad calls against them every game?  And it doesn't matter they're home or away.  It's so frustrating because nobody thinks anything of it.  Like it's OK or something. 

Last night against the Philadelphia 76ers, the Warriors had 10 fouls in one quarter, maybe more.  Monta Ellis had it the worst.  The only foul that was really a foul that was called on him was an intentional foul. 

Andris gets bad calls on him every game.  It seems like referees don't respect him.  The referees make so many bad calls on him, he dosen't even play as hard because he thinks their gonna blow the whistle on him.  It's so sad.

Little ticky-tack fouls get called on one end and not the other.  Sometimes, I turn from the game because I know the referees are so much against the Warriors.  Golden State is a good team and sometimes pulls out wins.  They somehow beat the Atlanta Hawks even though the referees were making terrible calls.

NBA Commissioner David stern needs to fix the worst officiating in all sports.  Every night their missing calls that decide the game.  These players are playing their hearts out every game and the referees are slacking.

I watch the Cavs, Lakers, Magic, Mavs, Spurs, Celtics, and Jazz play against the Warriors.  It's so sad how the referees call the game, and I don't even watch it sometimes.