NBA referee Joey Crawford shows humor at LA Lakers game

NBA referee Joey Crawford is back! The first clip is from 2004 NBA Playoffs when the Minnesota Timberwolves were at their best. Crawford spends an awful amount of time on a jump ball sitatuation involving Shaquille O’Neal.Hudson gets to understand why the small reach-in fouls are being called.

NBA referee Steve Javie also has a very calm talk with Spurs power forward Tim Duncan and then he talks to a slightly frustrated Lakers guard Derek Fisher. Fisher wants to get a small touch-foul called but Steve Javie replies that he has never called that in 16 year. Derek Fisher accepts Javie’s answer.

NBA referee Danny Crawford explains to Sacramento Kings forward Chris Webber how to get two technicals and not get ejected. Chris Webber had just gotten a technical foul for hanging on the rim after dunking the ball and that type technical foul does not count as an unsportsmanlike technical. Crawford tells Webber that he can still yell at him and get a technical and will still not be ejected.
They both end up smiling.

Kendall Gill is one of the NBA leaders in steals historically and he lets Joey Crawford know.

Finally, Joey Crawford accidently says “offense” but he thinks that he said “outside there”. That ends up in a small discussion, even with Hugh Jackman who is sitting courtside in this NBA game.