NBA referee Joey Crawford is retiring. Here are some of the best moments from his 39-year career.
Longtime NBA referee Joey Crawford announced his retirement on Thursday.
Fans of the game will sorely miss him for his memorable on-court antics. Over his 39-year career, Crawford has refereed countless big games, and delivered several notable ejections.
Below are some of the best moments from Crawford’s career. Enjoy.
Blocked Kevin Durant’s free throw in 2014 playoffs
Ejected Tim Duncan for laughing
Yelled at mop guy, nearly ejected him
Tripped and fell during a game
Tripped and fell during a game, again
Made two very animated foul calls
Pushed down by J.J. Redick during game
Ejected Don Nelson less than two minutes into a game
Accidentally shoved Damon Jones out of bounds
Took ball from Nikola Mirotic before free throw
Told Timofey Mozgov to ‘Shut up!’ in NBA Finals game