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In the pregame meeting prior to Game 6, the league office sent down word that certain calls-calls...

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In the pregame meeting prior to Game 6, the league office sent down word that certain calls-calls that would have benefitted the Lakers — were being missed by the referees. This was the type of not-so-subtle information that I and other referees were left to interpret. After receiving the dispatch, Bavetta openly talked about the fact that the league wanted a Game 7.

Excerpt from Tim Donaghy's book Blowing the Whistle via Deadspin
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