Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call

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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#31 » by UGA Hayes » Wed Jan 9, 2013 3:57 am

darth_federer wrote:I havent seen footage of the Rondo bump but why didnt he appeal? Seems like an open shut case (and no Im not being sarcastic). If the ref agreed with him it seems like a no brainer. Didnt Wade appeal even though it was obvious he kicked the guy?


They literally announced the suspension 1-2 hours before the game (after a 2 day layoff), not much time to appeal. Plus lets not pretend that Stu Jackson isn't the worst emplyee employed by the NBA.
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#32 » by EArl » Wed Jan 9, 2013 4:48 am

I like Rondo, but he has a bad attitude. The NBA makes decisions based on history A good example would be MWP. When he fouls someone he has better chance to get suspended over other players. Nash wouldn't hurt a fly.
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#33 » by Grumpy Heat Fan » Wed Jan 9, 2013 4:49 am

Nash didn't touch him in an intimidating manner.... I've seen many players touch refs before in a normal way and it's not an issue.
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#34 » by mj234eva » Wed Jan 9, 2013 4:53 am

mj23foreva wrote:Will he get suspended?


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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#35 » by K1NG » Wed Jan 9, 2013 4:57 am

kimbobrand28 wrote:


Pierce couldn't even knock out a 50-something year old ref.
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#36 » by Dajadeed » Wed Jan 9, 2013 6:00 am

pross wrote:
Dajadeed wrote:Believe me, the league office will have no problem suspending a Lakers player.

Remember Kobe getting suspended twice for "unnatural basketball acts" twice a few seasons ago and Lebron doing the same exact thing in the playoffs that year with not a single **** word said from anyone.

I wish someone around here would dig that up. It was like mirror images, same exact plays.


Kobe was swinging his arms into his defenders after he shot. He actually injured more than one person and deserved the suspension. I don't recall Lebrons, but Kobe's was definitely fair



I don't know what's up with the embed, but here's Lebron's. Like I said, it's the exact same thing Kobe got suspended for.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGnnN5BMXwE
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#37 » by Mamba Venom » Wed Jan 9, 2013 7:08 am

U get a pass on the night u get your 10,000th assists

If rondo ever gets that many he will get his money's worth

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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#38 » by izZo » Wed Jan 9, 2013 7:10 am

commadoor 64 wrote:Was it in an intimidating manner?

No?


Why is common sense so uncommon these days?

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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#39 » by AggO » Wed Jan 9, 2013 7:26 am

touch or bump
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#40 » by Ninjek » Wed Jan 9, 2013 7:38 am

Froob wrote:
Dajadeed wrote:Believe me, the league office will have no problem suspending a Lakers player.

Remember Kobe getting suspended twice for "unnatural basketball acts" twice a few seasons ago and Lebron doing the same exact thing in the playoffs that year with not a single **** word said from anyone.

I wish someone around here would dig that up. It was like mirror images, same exact plays.

Wade and LeBron could probably punch a ref and it wouldn't even be a T lol.

paul pierce actually punched a ref and didnt get a t, so you're hurting your own argument
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#41 » by pross » Wed Jan 9, 2013 8:52 am

Ninjek wrote:paul pierce actually punched a ref and didnt get a t, so you're hurting your own argument


Green front?

A hit yes, but it was an inadvertent hit. Unless Pierce has eyes in the back of his head.
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#42 » by GOODKIDmAAdCITY » Wed Jan 9, 2013 10:38 am

some of you are so over dramatic with this ****.

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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#43 » by maxpower88 » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:58 pm

marcus_misc wrote:nah he's a white guy that rule only implies to scary black men (eg - non-scary black guys like Tim Duncan and Shane Battier can touch refs too, without punishment)

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LOL wut?

1. What you said is completely racist.

2. In what world is Rondo scary???
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#44 » by narmerguy » Wed Jan 9, 2013 3:13 pm

Turk didn't have a history and it wasn't intimidating and he got suspended. I want to see Nash's booty out the game. In fact, by the end of this week I want the whole Lakers Big 4 not playing. We'll get Kobe for making his "Kobe Face" on the same floor as a ref.
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#45 » by Tubal » Wed Jan 9, 2013 4:09 pm

narmerguy wrote:Turk didn't have a history and it wasn't intimidating and he got suspended. I want to see Nash's booty out the game. In fact, by the end of this week I want the whole Lakers Big 4 not playing. We'll get Kobe for making his "Kobe Face" on the same floor as a ref.


I thought it looked pretty intimidating. Turk got called for a foul, he RUNS up to the ref and gets right up next to him and puts BOTH hands on his shoulders. Maybe Turk is a touchy feely guy but I thought it crossed the line 100%.

I haven't seen the Nash touch, so I'm not sure what happened.
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#46 » by diablerouge » Wed Jan 9, 2013 4:52 pm

commadoor 64 wrote:Was it in an intimidating manner?

No?


Why is common sense so uncommon these days?

if he did touch the ref, a suspension is warranted if the nba wants to be consistent. turk got games for touching the refs shoulders and there was nothing threatening about it.
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#47 » by Debaser » Wed Jan 9, 2013 4:57 pm

I don't think Nash will or should get suspended but the league needs a zero tolerance policy. DO NOT touch a ref period. Because right now, it's just someone's interpretation of what should be suspend-able and that can lead to too much bias.
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#48 » by The MVPlaya » Wed Jan 9, 2013 6:25 pm

diablerouge wrote:
commadoor 64 wrote:Was it in an intimidating manner?

No?


Why is common sense so uncommon these days?

if he did touch the ref, a suspension is warranted if the nba wants to be consistent. turk got games for touching the refs shoulders and there was nothing threatening about it.


Really that was non-threatening? Turk ran up on him and grabbed him. That was a bad example.

Sometimes players pat the ref on the back or behind while or after they're discussing a call. When you start bumping or grabbing a ref that's a different story.
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#49 » by BKAY » Wed Jan 9, 2013 6:26 pm

Video of the incident?
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Re: Nash just touched a ref complaining about a call 

Post#50 » by boogie-reke » Wed Jan 9, 2013 6:32 pm

His name is not Rondo, so probably no.

Anyone who expects the NBA to be consistent with their calls must be out of their damn minds and lives in lala land, and I question if they really follow the NBA the last 20 odd years.
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