Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Dikembe Mutombo, John Calipari Highlight 2015 Naismith Hall Of Fame Class

Global philanthropist and four-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year Dikembe Mutombo and University of Kentucky coach John Calipari headline the 2015 class of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductees.


Dick Bavetta’s Three Favorite NBA Crowds: L.A., New York, Boston

Recently retired NBA referee Dick Bavetta named his three favorite NBA crowds in an interview this week.


Referee Dick Bavetta Retires After 39 Years

Legendary NBA referee Dick Bavetta has retired after 39 years of work.


We Reminisce: Shaq And Kobe Lead Controversial Game 7 Comeback Against Blazers


All anyone remembers now is how dominant Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant were together on the Lakers, and how it all ended prematurely despite the duo winning three championships together.

Zaza Pachulia

Dick Bavetta Is Too Old To Help Zaza Pachulia Up

During a stoppage in play in last night's exciting game between Indiana's second team and the league-worst Bucks, Milwaukee center Zaza Pachulia reached out to septuagenarian referee Dick Bavetta for some help to his feet.


Phil Jackson Calls Out Ref, Dick Bavetta, On Twitter Over Trevor Ariza Foul


The Zen Master Phil Jackson watched the flurried finish to the Rockets-Wizards game on Wednesday night.


Blake Griffin Destroys Phoenix; O.J. Mayo Wins A Scoring Showdown With James Harden

With talent comes the luxury of not always needing to play hard.


Andrew Bynum Ties NBA Playoff Record; Rajon Rondo Gets Ejected; Clippers Pull Off Historic Comeback

The only thing seemingly happening more often than freak injuries through the playoffs first two days are blocked shots.


5 Great NBA Kisses For Valentine’s Day


There are nine NBA games on the schedule tonight; if you have a significant other don't expect to be watching as its Valentine's Day.

National Basketball Referees Association

The Biggest NBA Story That Nobody Is Talking About


Of all the refs in the NBA, Dick Bavetta is by far my favorite.

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