Mark Cuban Angry With the Officiating in Game 2

by May 20, 2011
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Last night, at long last, Mark Cuban emerged from his self-imposed cocoon and blasted the refs. ESPN reports: “Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is still refraining from talking to the media, but he made his displeasure with the officiating known at halftime of his team’s Game 2 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. While walking off the court, Cuban loudly asked officiating supervisor Bernie Fryer what he thought of the performance of referees Greg Willard, Bill Spooner and Tom Washington. A longtime NBA referee who was seated behind press row at the American Airlines Center, Fryer told Cuban that he thought Thursday night’s crew had been ‘great’ in the first half. ‘Are you kidding me?’ Cuban replied. ‘You’re not watching the same game I am.’ Cuban complained about moving screens and defensive three-second violations by the Thunder that he felt should have been called, among other things. ‘Horrible,’ Cuban said.”