No major league has its referees followed more closely than the NBA. Lead officials are often well known among fans, and their trends are closely tracked. So, when there’s a big game it’s not uncommon to see fans dig deep on the assignments.
That will be the case for Monday night’s Game 7 between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat. The referee assignments were announced Monday morning, and have the league going with a very well-known crew for what is one of the most anticipated games in recent history.