Carlos Boozer accidentally punched referee Danny Crawford in the groin while while celebrating a basket during the second quarter of Chicago Bulls’ 100-98 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on March 30.
Only in Russia will you see a hockey player breaking up a fight between the opposing player and the referee.
A father watches TV and gets angry over a ref’s bad call at a Celtics basketball game, but should know better than to swear in front of his little mockingbird daughter.
A Croatian basketball player got a lifetime ban from the sport after he attacked a referee in a second division match between Sibenik and Policnik. Policnik’s center Sime Buterin not only threw the ball at the referee Damir Basaric, but also hit him in the head with his fist. The game was interrupted and subsequently [...]
Takeo Shiina first knocked out his opponent Jung Hyun Lee and then assaulted one of the veteran officials of the Japanese fight circuit Samio Kimura. Shiina was then confronted and challenged by DREAM veteran Won Sik Park and rightfully disqualified. Permanent ban, anyone?