In the modern NBA, it appears as taking the referee’s basketball is worse than actually bumping the referee’s body. That’s what we’re left with, I suppose.
Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd was expectedly suspended on Friday for knocking the ball out of (oft-criticized) referee Zach Zarba’s hands on Wednesday evening, and he’ll miss Friday’s Bucks contest against the Orlando Magic as a result. Assistant Joe Prunty will likely run the team in his absence.
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Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd has been suspended one game without pay for aggressively pursuing and confronting a game official, slapping the ball out of his hands, and not leaving the court in a timely manner upon his ejection, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.
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