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FILE - In this Jan. 9. 2015, file photo, referee Lauren Holtkamp makes a call during an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Union defends Paul, says he would not disrespect women

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Paul’s criticism of a rookie referee had nothing to do with her gender, the executive director of the NBA Players Association says. Michele Roberts backed the Los Angeles Clippers guard […]

02/06/2015

FILE - In this Jan. 9. 2015, file photo, referee Lauren Holtkamp makes a call during an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Refs union backs female ref after Paul’s ‘personal’ comments

NEW YORK (AP) — The union representing NBA referees defended official Lauren Holtkamp on Friday after “personal and unprofessional comments” by Clippers guard Chris Paul. Paul criticized the rookie referee Thursday, saying she might not […]

02/06/2015

Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Paul (3) is called for a flagrant foul against Cleveland Cavaliers Timofey Mozgov (20) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Roggin on CP3 debate: When you get tee’d up 5 times, that’s on you

Fred Roggin weighs in after all the hype about Chris Paul’s comments regarding rookie referee Lauren Holtkamp. Portions of Fred’s comments about the Clippers game last night include: “Any way you want to cut, slice […]

02/06/2015

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Jim Rome on Chris Paul controversy

Clippers guard Chris Paul is being accused of being sexist and taking sharp criticism for his comment after last night’s loss to the Cavaliers 105-94 regarding his technical foul in the third quarter. He said: […]

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Chris Paul Calls Out Rookie Ref’

Chris Paul was not pleased with the officiating in the Clippers 105-94 loss to the Cavaliers on Thursday night. He was particularly critical of first-year female referee Lauren Holtkamp, who called him for a technical […]

02/06/2015