2019-20 NBA Officiating Last Two Minute Reports

Below is the league’s assessment of officiated events that occurred in the last two minutes of games that were at or within three points during any point in the last two minutes of the fourth quarter (and overtime, where applicable).…Read More

Update: 2019-2020 Points of Education

The videos below (narrated by Monty McCutchen, Head of Referee Development and Training) provide updated guidance and examples on the following topics: illegal contact initiated by offensive players (both on- and off-the-ball); traveling; freedom of movement on the perimeter and in the post; and Res…Read More

2019-20 NBA Coach’s Challenge Reviews

The Coach’s Challenge, which has been implemented on a one-year trial basis for the 2019-20 NBA season, allows a head coach to trigger one instant replay review per game of a (1) called foul, (2) called out-of-bounds violation or (3) called goaltending or basket interference violation.…Read More

POOL REPORT ON THE THIRD QUARTER TRISTAN THOMPSON EJECTION:

POOL REPORT ON THE THIRD QUARTER TRISTAN THOMPSON EJECTION: INTERVIEW CONDUCTED BY CHRIS FEDOR (Cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer) WITH CREW CHIEF KENNY MAUER FOLLOWING TONIGHT’S CLEVELAND CAVALIERS AT MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES GAME January 17, 2020 QUESTION: Why was Tristan Thompson ejected in the third…Read More

POOL REPORTER – UTAH AT NEW ORLEANS – JANUARY 16, 2020

POOL REPORT ON A FOUL CALLED ON NEW ORLEANS’ JAXSON HAYES WITH 0.2 SECONDS REMAINING IN REGULATION AND ON UTAH’S RUDY GOBERT AT THE 1:19 MARK OF OVERTIME INTERVIEW CONDUCTED BY ROD WALKER (THE TIMES-PICAYUNE | THE NEW ORLEANS ADVOCATE) WITH CREW CHIEF MARK AYOTTE FOLLOWING TONIGHT’S UTAH J…Read More

Miami’s Butler and Indiana’s Warren Fined

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2020 – Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler and Indiana Pacers guard T.J. Warren have each been fined for their roles in an incident during the Heat’s 122-108 win over the Pacers on Jan.…Read More

POOL REPORTER – SAN ANTONIO AT BOSTON – JANUARY 8, 2020

POOL REPORT ON THE KEMBA WALKER EJECTION: INTERVIEW CONDUCTED BY JIMMY GOLEN (AP) WITH CREW CHIEF RODNEY MOTT FOLLOWING TONIGHT’S SAN ANTONIO SPURS AT BOSTON CELTICS GAME   JANUARY 8, 2020   Question: What did you see on the play when LaMarcus Aldridge set a screen on Kemba Walker that s…Read More

New York’s Bobby Portis Fined

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2020 – New York Knicks forward-center Bobby Portis has been fined $25,000 for recklessly making contact above the shoulders of an airborne shooter, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.…Read More

Golden State’s Steve Kerr Fined

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2020 – Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has been fined $25,000 for verbally abusing a game official and failing to leave the court in a timely manner following his ejection, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.…Read More