Worst Call in the History of Sports?

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    Refs need to be reviewed in basketball. That's horrid.
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    Someone forgot to watch UF vs FSU in 2003. That game had 10 calls worse than that.
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    that NBA Ref must've had a bet on the game
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    There must be some rule that I don't know, because that call seemed pretty inexplicable.
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    It reminds of Wade's 7 step non-travel from a few weeks ago that someone posted on here.

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    wow with the headline...not even close to worst call ever in sports.
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    Not the worst call ever (or anything remotely close to it), but I thought it was odd that there was no lane violation called when we played Alabama (~12:50 left in the game; ~0:46:50 into the youtube video):



    The line for his space his hard to see, but it's there, and you can see the player clearly cross the line before the ball is released.

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    i didn't see anyone go into the lane
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    Not into the lane, he crossed into Scottie's block (player to Scottie's left).

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    ah. can't tell if he crossed into scottie's area. didn't even know it would have been a violation.
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    I think that was a good no call
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    I predicted Larry Bird would never make it in the pros.
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    Consider the situation. They would have had a free throw to tie the game. Instead it takes away 3 points and the other team is shooting foul shots.

    Maybe not the worst ever, but it's up there...
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    It was more clear on television, but maybe I'm crazy and the line is not where I think it is. It just looked obvious to me at the time, and I was surprised nothing else was mentioned about it.

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    Disturbingly bad. It seems like basketball officials at every level have been pretty wild this year
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    A couple years ago Kobe started intentionally sticking his leg out to the side to draw contact from a defender running by him to challenge a jump shot. The NBA quickly made a rule making that an offensive foul..

    This was a very poor application of that rule, Lowry's leg kicks out a little bit, but in a natural way and never should have been called an offensive foul. The tech is also pretty bad IMO, but neither is the worst call ever, not even close.
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    Ok, well that makes it a little better. Thanks Brodeur.
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