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Old 05-12-2009, 05:19 PM   #1
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Default If You Were An NBA Ref?

Would you make the "right" call to the best of your abilities, whether it was against LeBron or Royal Ivey? I would. Not because I want to follow the rules, but because I can imagine the league telling me to cool my jets on fouls against certain players, to which I would say "no dice" and then threaten to go public with evidence/proof of the bending of the rules to protect the superstars. I would either blackmail Stern into millions of dollars, or probably get a book/tv deal to detail it all.

I think that would definitely be worth it. Extortion is always good. Though since it's never happened (as far as I know), it makes me think there's not that much of conspiracy to believe in. Or Stern has each and every ref in his pocket.

So, what would you do in that scenario?
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Old 05-12-2009, 05:21 PM   #2
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Stern has assassins in his pocket more like it.
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Old 05-12-2009, 05:21 PM   #3
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You don't know Stern like I know Stern. He forced Jordan out of the league for two seasons because of his off-court demeanor and gambling. He'll literally eat you alive while fining your family members $1,000,000 each for the inconvenience of having to eat you.
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Old 05-12-2009, 05:26 PM   #4
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Well luckily, I'm a pseudo-anti-conformist, and pseudo-anti-establishment. So I would fight the good fight, until it became apparent that I wasn't going to get my millions of dollars, then I would move to Bolivia for political asylum from David Stern.

Where's Doomsday? Is there any evidence linking Stern to 9/11? I'm sure there is somewhere. Hell, if you think about it, it's pretty obvious. 9+11=20. 2+0+0+1 = 3. = 23. That was his prophecy of the changing of the guard from Jordan to LeBron. The old tower would fall, and a new era would be ushered in.
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Old 05-12-2009, 05:56 PM   #5
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I wouldnt want to be a ref. Too much under the microscope. Having to read your game review by others who are very critical of how you called a game? Trying to do a good job dispite all the pressures so you can ref in the playoffs? Eh, not that appealing to me.
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Old 05-12-2009, 06:47 PM   #6
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I could barely stand being a sideline referee during a girls soccer game. Those parents are nuts. I wouldn't last a quarter for an NBA game.

But yes I would call the game fairly no matter who it was.
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College and below is where it's at.
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