NBA commissioner Adam Silver recently discussed the accountability and discipline of referees in the wake of a missed call that went against Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James last month. In an interview with ESPN’s Sage Steele on SportsCenter, Silver stated that officials are held responsible and disciplined for making errors, though the league doesn’t publicize their discipline. The accuracy of their calls and their demeanor on the court affect their assignments, progression to the playoffs, and their performance round by round.
DRAYMOND GREEN PUNCHES JORDAN POOLE
Green and Poole plainly have beef … you see them waste talking one another, and afterward it turns physical. Green approaches Poole and gets in front of him. Poole drives Green away with 2 hands to the chest. Green, who is 6’6″ and 230 lbs, answers with a horrendous right cross to the face … so fierce, it thumps Poole to the ground and it might have taken him unconscious.