Originally Posted by Notorious
You're just being a homer, I watched the entire game, the Lakers got bad calls in their favor just like the Pacers got bad calls in their favor.
Fouls called against Lakers: 25
Fouls called against Pacers: 32
FT attempts for Lakers: 43
FT attempts for Pacers: 27
Boy the refs sure did fuck the Lakers over
You know what really fucked the Lakers over? Everyone on the team playing like shit except Kobe.
Originally Posted by WWF
'MY TEAM LOST BECAUSE WE HAVE A TERRIBLE COACH WITH A TERRIBLE GAMEPLAN AND OUT BEST PLAYER HAD 10 TURNOVERS
I BLAME THE REFEREES EVEN THOUGH THE CALLS WERE STATISTICALLY IN OUR FAVOR'
you two are morons. Our team was attacking the rim and getting inside which lead to us getting more fouls while the Pacers were settling for A LOT of jump shots. That huge drought they had in the first half was caused by the mostly taking jump shots unless they were on the break, in which they would miss a layup.
If you watched the game you would know this. Obviously the team that attacks will get more free throw opportunities, but the fact is we deserved more. I'm not being homer, that is just how it is.
This is why you guys are fucking outrageously annoying, you guys say the same shit when it happens to your team but when it happens to the Lakers you just ignore it because they still did relatively well in FT opportunities compared to the other team even though the Lakers have been one of the best teams at defending without fouling for years. Yes our team still played bad and the refs weren't the sole reason we lost, turnovers was actually probably the biggest reason, but they still played a major role. I also wasn't even talking about bad calls in the favour of the Pacers. I'm talking about missed calls that the refs didn't call.
We get the calls we do because we have two big men that work inside and draw fouls(not to mention that teams just foul dwight when he touches the ball, something that WWF should know) and Kobe plays in a way that will earn him fouls, a bunch of fakes as well as hard drives to the rim, so of course we're going to get a lot of free throws regardless. But there is was a stretch in the second quarter where on three drives Kobe was basically manhandled in the paint when he drove and nothing was called. Joey Crawford is just a shit referee that needs to be fired and then fined for all the money he's earned over the years as he doesn't deserve it. There is actually no fan out there that I've seen that actually likes Crawford in any way.