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Green, who picked up his 11th technical foul of the season in the Warriors’ 121-105 victory over the LA Clippers on Saturday, told the website that officials are making things personal and the problem is one of the No. 1 issues that needs to be solved by the league.
“It’s bad,” Green told the website. “It’s horrible. It’s really bad. I don’t know why it is. But I think it’s ridiculous. It’s ruining the game. … It should be one of, if not the main priority, to be solved. It definitely should.”
The fed-up Green even proposed that the NBA should start fresh at the officiating position.
“They can get a new crop [of officials], a whole new crop,” Green told the website. “Too many personal things going on. Too much me against you. It just don’t work that way.”
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