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    Call of the time: Complete review of PBA officiating in order after blunder call

    Mar 25, 2014
    Ginebra governor and former PBA chairman Robert Non and team manager Al Chua were left fuming after a bum call late in a game against Talk 'N Text on Sunday. Snow Badua
    dalawa singko

    MANY are resigned to the fact that officiating in the PBA sucks.

    As I have said time and again - the officiating in the pro league has been consistently inconsistent.

    If you see a top team official of Ginebra San Miguel, which belongs to the perceived 'sacred organization' in the PBA, protesting vehemently over a bungled out-of-bounds call - then we really have a big problem.

    To think that it was the most basic of calls which in this day and age is considered a 'can't miss' call. Yet the PBA referees found a way to call it wrong.

    Now, will suspending the one referee who erred in that particular play be enough?

    I say - NO. A suspension is never enough.

    Instead of going to the press and announcing yet another suspension on the men in gray, it is high time the PBA, which spends a hefty sum to maintain its pool of referees, reviews its philosophy on officiating and administration of the game.

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    No amount of suspensions can remedy the confusion, miscommunication, and favoritism that PBA fans perceive to be prevalent in the pro league.

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    Ginebra governor and former PBA chairman Robert Non and team manager Al Chua were left fuming after a bum call late in a game against Talk 'N Text on Sunday. Snow Badua
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