Why was the 2002 WCF rigged?

Why was the 2002 WCF rigged?

Papers filed in court contain damning allegations by Donaghy that a 2002 playoff series was rigged by referees and that league officials encouraged refs to affect the outcome of games by calling fouls or, in other situations, not calling on fouls on star players.

Are NBA refs rigged?

For the referees, the only thing they can really rig is foul calls. However, the refs aren’t perfect, and bad calls are made all the time, not just in the NBA, but in essentially every team sport. Take this year’s Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals for example.

Who won 2002 NBA?

Los Angeles Lakers
2001–02 NBA season/Champion
The season ended with the Los Angeles Lakers winning their third straight championship, beating the New Jersey Nets 4–0 in the 2002 NBA Finals.

Which NBA games were rigged?

The three that we rank as the most important are Game 7 of the 2000 Western Conference Finals , Game 6 of the 2002 Western Conference Finals and game 5 of the 2006 NBA Finals. These are by far the most notorious rigged games in recent memory.

Are there magnets in NBA balls?

The ball does not have a magnet. It does not have eyes, and no shot actually goes in without touching the net.

How did Executive Jeff David stole $13 million from the Sacramento Kings?

The Short Of It Jeff David, former Chief Revenue Officer of the Sacramento Kings, put together a multi-year scheme where he intentionally directed sponsorship payments meant for the Sacramento Kings to his own private entity, Sacramento Sports Partners, defrauding the Kings out of over $13 million dollars.

Who retired in 2001 NBA?


Date Name Age
August 8 Kevin Johnson 34
September 27 Rik Smits 34
October 2 Terry Cummings 39
November 20 Rex Chapman 33