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Do you buy into this? NBA refs racist?

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Postby bigh0rt » Wed May 02, 2007 10:49 pm

blankman wrote:I'm not buying it.


Just another bunch of people trying to cause more trouble.


One of the few occasions where we do agree. }:-)
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Postby CadensDad » Thu May 03, 2007 2:45 am

N.A.A.C.P. do this study? Or did the Bush cabinet do it?
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Postby knapplc » Thu May 03, 2007 9:51 am

Keep wreves in General Talk in 2011!
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Postby godallahstar » Thu May 03, 2007 3:09 pm

i wouldn't doubt that more fouls are called on black players than white, some of these white boys aren't nearly as aggressive.

hasn't that always been the knock on euro-guys?

playing basketball on a court in a city isn't exactly the same as playing at a YMCA in the suburbs
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Postby buffalobillsrul2002 » Fri May 04, 2007 1:43 am

You know, it's interesting... th guy who did the study isn't saying that the refs are racist in a "true" sense of racism....

What he's saying is that because basketball has a ton of bang-bang calls, the race of a player might affect the way the play "looks" to a referee, not that they're trying to "screw the black man"
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Postby byfrcp » Fri May 04, 2007 3:08 am

Is it possible they call more dancing fouls on the white players as well?

hhttp://youtube.com/watch?v=YpbXl5Sp-Wc

I always smile whenever this gets replayed on Sportscenter :-)
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