The Beard Loses Face

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Seriously. That game is still a scab that shan’t be picked. My blackberry (remember those?) didn’t survive the 4th quarter.
37-17 Lakers FT advantage and 21-6 in the 4th quarter in a game where the Celtics took 16 3’s to the Lakers’ 20.

About as corrupt/incompetent officiating as you’ll ever get in a game that big.
 

Sox Puppet

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FWIW, here's a nice breakdown of the refereeing throughout the Rockets-Celts game, with extra focus on the last two Harden offensive fouls and commentary by ex-ref Ronnie Nunn. It can be interesting to get the direct perspective of a ref:

 

jimv

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Grande and Max are tremendous - usually listen to the radio call while streaming the game, I'm sure others do the same
 

the moops

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Grande and Max are tremendous - usually listen to the radio call while streaming the game, I'm sure others do the same
I actually listen to the other teams play by play. There is enough homerism in my own blood. Don't need it screaming at me too
 

jimv

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Grande and Max are certainly local announcers with all that implies. But I don't feel they're over the top in the Heinsohn mold, they will criticize when its deserved.
 

bosox79

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I actually listen to the other teams play by play. There is enough homerism in my own blood. Don't need it screaming at me too
They are usually worse quality and homers in the other direction. Indiana is especially bad.