Are NBA Referees Out of Control? — Sports Survey of the Day
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Apparently there is a new trend going on in the NBA: the complete overreaction by referees.
The latest in this strange new series of events is an official trying to block Kris Humphries’ free-throw attempt. Yes, that is correct. You aren’t the only one confused by this sort of thing either: the look on Kris Humphries’ face is priceless.
Were the officials not ready for him to shoot? Instead of just blowing the whistle and asking for the ball back, this ref decided to insert himself into the game. So was he just looking for some attention?
Sadly, this isn’t the first instance of this kind of crazy behavior. A few weeks ago, Joey Crawford danced his way up the court to make a simple blocking call (on a play that clearly wasn’t blocking).