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Harden Bad refereeing

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by seeingredtx, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. seeingredtx

    seeingredtx Enlightened
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    So I emailed Adam Silver about the issues that were and are concerning when officiating James Harden. I am pasting my email and Mr. Adam Silvers response....

    Mr. Silver,

    I am writing you with deep concern for your league. Let me preface that I have been a NBA basketball fan for 25 years. Not only do I watch and follow almost every game but I defend the NBA when people bash it. I am a Houston Rockets fan and have been for 25 years as well. I must say this memo that was sent out regarding James Harden and the fouls that are drawn are sickening. On a nightly basis, your referees are not doing the job of a professional. If they were in any other profession they would be terminated or re-training would be given.

    Why would you penalize a player for being aggressive? Why is James Harden being singled out? I must say this has really turned me off and I am beginning to think and many fans think the NBA is back to trying to fix the game.

    What does this mean? Players know now they can get away with more contact and be more physical with him. Is that fair? Is it fair that teams know now they have free run at an elite player that is a difference maker on a team that threatens the darlings of the NBA title chances this year?

    I want answers. I’ve invested so much time and money into your sport and I think I deserve and NBA fans deserve for you to make sure all players are refereed the same.

    Dear Bryan,

    Thank you for sharing your concerns about the officiating of plays involving James Harden. We take the performance of our referees very seriously and I can assure you that our officials do not have a bias against James or any player. NBA referees are constantly monitored and evaluated, which includes a post-game process of tracking every call they make. We strive to ensure that games are officiated at the highest possible level, while at the same time understanding that referees have a difficult job and that perfection is an unattainable goal.

    I appreciate your taking the time to reach out and will keep your comments in mind. More than anything, thank you for being such a passionate fan of the Rockets and the NBA for 25 years.

    Sincerely,
    Adam
     
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    Wow , I can't believe an intern took the time to respond to you !
     
  3. heypartner

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    Email him this back

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  4. mockster

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    Screenshot please
     
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    Roxnostalgia Contributing Member
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    Ya the real Silver only responds to the tersely-worded emails.
     
  6. seeingredtx

    seeingredtx Enlightened
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    How can I upload a screenshot?
     
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    https://imgur.com/

    upload there paste the direct link in the image tags
     
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  8. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

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    You are a supporting member, so you now have that ability, per Clutch. Does the Portrait Icon give you that option? Or does the [+] Icon give you an upload image option?
     
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  9. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

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    No, that's too much work now. he actually can upload from his hard drive now, or phone....since he's a Supporting Member.

    I'd like to see more ppl use that feature now.
     
  10. seeingredtx

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  11. don grahamleone

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    You do not scrutinize every call and if you do, you're doing nothing about it.
     
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  12. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

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    So, YOU are Bryan the Scientist!!!
     
  13. seeingredtx

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    Shhh..
     
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    Os Trigonum It. Deserves. Its. Own. Thread.
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    Here's Adam Silver while the intern writes the reply to OP

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  15. seeingredtx

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    I feel like I made good and fair points. Notice he didn’t dispute my claims of the James Harden memo
     
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  16. rocketsballin

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    he'd get like 20-30fts if they reffed him properly
     
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    Rules should apply to everyone...
     
  18. rocketsballin

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    nah. he already gets the most fts for years and wont stopfor awhile. the league has been wussified too. i like rough play.

    refs suck, nothing new.
     
  19. swyyyguy

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    You should have asked why the Warriors are allowed to set moving screens.
     
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    Thanks for your effort brian
     
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