Elite Bias?

Published: February 10, 2009

Posted this, then thought it’d make a good journal. So here it is.

Exhibit A: Perkins/Maxiell
Foul: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZ2k62jByuA
Result: http://nba.fanhouse.com/2009/02/02/kendrick-perkins-fined-but-not-suspended-for-foul-on-pistons-m/
Team: Celtics

Exhibit B: Bynum/Wallace
Foul: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbcjL7AVxMA
Result: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/sports_blog/2009/01/no-suspension-f.html
Team: Lakers

Exhibit C: West/Miller
Foul: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySvY1QuWvw8&feature=related
Result: http://blog.nola.com/hornetsbeat/2009/02/new_orleans_hornets_david_west.html
Team: Hornets

Last years finals, Lakers vs Celtics.

Championships: Lakers 14  Celtics 17  Hornets 0

One of these things….

Paranoia or Trend?

What’s worse, in two of those it was all contact, in one the player trips over their own foot making it look worse than it was. Guess which one.