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With referees again under heavy criticism for their officiating during the playoffs, commissioner [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] hinted Thursday that the [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] may adopt new rules for disputed calls, including [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]-style challenges."Eventually, you may have someone sitting at a desk rather than having a discussion of three referees every time there's a disputed play," Stern said. "We might have one person whose job it is to keep the headphones on and always watch. And you might let a coach throw the flag in the last two minutes. We're striving for accuracy.
"We have to find a way to speed the game up, and to get it right. That's the most important."

The [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] were burned by officiating in the final seconds of their Game 1 loss to the [Only registered and activated users can see links. ], including a non-call after [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] appeared to be tripped by [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] and a whistle on [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] for a borderline offensive foul. The league admitted a mistake after [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]'s [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] was incorrectly credited for a basket in a Game 1 victory over the [Only registered and activated users can see links. ], when the center tipped in the go-ahead bucket as it was rattling around the rim.

"The officiating has been how officiating is," Stern said. "We have this issue. We have humans that officiate our games and they don't catch everything. But they're the best at what they do."