NBA, Video, We Reminisce / Apr 18, 2013 / 2:54 pm

We Reminisce: Rasheed Wallace Gets Ejected from the Conference Finals Without Saying a Word

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With yesterday’s news that Rasheed Wallace decided to re-retire from the NBA, we took a look at some of our favorite classic ‘Sheed moments.

We didn’t focus on one of favorite moments though – the time when a Portland Trail Blazers ‘Sheed was ejected from the 2000 Western Conference Finals against the Lakers … without saying a word to the ref, Ron Garretson.

Dying at Ronnie’s “I asked him three times to stop staring at me, trying to intimidate me.”

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  • core Bean

    “Intimidation” is subjective. Makes me now wonder if the Lakers were pre-chosen to advance and the refs allowed to make bad calls to ensure it happened.

    Is the NBA the new WWF?

  • Blake

    Lol, wow. I didn’t know staring at an official warranted a technical. Even though officials stare at players all the time. When are these officials,( NBA and NCAA) going to realize nobody comes to watch them have an ego trip???

  • joe

    No.

  • Kassandra

    this isn’t the only time this happened. several of Sheed’s T’s came from reputation rather than action. But no, there’s no problem with the officials in the NBA.

  • Kassandra

    large markets and superstars. that’s what Stern wanted and that’s what he got.