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The NBA’s Slogan Should Be ” Where the Officiating is Subpar”

Published by on June 9, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

The NBA has a commercial that states "Where Amazing Happens" well that commercial and the premise of it is great, but it is further from the truth than one realizes.

Yes there are amazing plays that happen in nearly every game, no argument there, but the one consistent part of the NBA that has progressively gotten worse is the officiating.

Part of the reason for this can go squarely on David Stern's shoulders. The game has gone from a more physical style of play of the '80s and early '90s to the point where a defender doesn't even have to touch a player to get a foul call.

One of the most recent examples came in game two of the NBA Finals, on Mickael Pietrus's fifth of the game. Kobe was attacki...

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