MANILA, Philippines–The Philippine Basketball Affiliation (PBA) suspended the officiating crew that labored Sunday’s Commissioner’s Cup sport between Magnolia and Barangay Ginebra over a missed name that marred the dying seconds of the thrilling renewal of the “Manila Clasico” at Good Araneta Coliseum.
Deputy commissioner Eric Castro confirmed that Peter Balao, Marty Montoya, Joel Baldago and Julius Medillo have been sanctioned after no foul was known as on Mark Barroca when he stopped Scottie Thompson from scoring a layup within the latter a part of the competition received by the Hotshots, 93-91.
“Unacceptable. There was contact. We didn’t make a name,” Castro mentioned in a press release launched by the PBA on its web site.
Ginebra was down one when Thompson went for the go-ahead basket and no whistle was heard. A visibly upset coach Tim Cone tried to go for the problem however the Gin Kings had already exhausted their timeouts.
Had they bought a minimum of one, the Gin Kings might go for the problem since they earlier bought a profitable attempt when Maverick Ahanmisi’s three was deemed a made basket whereas Paul Lee fouled import Tony Bishop beneath.
“Throughout the sport—in actual time whereas the play was on, the sport crew didn’t see a foul. The officers didn’t name a foul (missed name) on Barroca in opposition to Thompson within the final 11.5 seconds of the [fourth] quarter,” Castro mentioned.
“With this, the officiating crew of the sport between Barangay Ginebra and Magnolia Hen Timplados Hotshots are suspended for failing to evaluate the infraction,” he added.
It was the second straight sport day that the league handed sanctions on officers for errant calls.
One of many referees who officiated Saturday’s match between Terrafirma and NLEX was additionally suspended after a foul was known as on the Dyip’s Andreas Cahilig whereas attempting to dam Highway Warriors import Thomas Robinson’s reverse layup.
Replays, nonetheless, confirmed that Cahilig didn’t hit Robinson in the course of the play. Terrafirma prevailed, 113-112, after Robinson missed the second of his two foul throws.
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