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April 18, 2015 Updates

The NBA will include referee names in its official play-by-play feeds alongside all calls reported to the table starting with the playoffs. The league says Friday the calls will include fouls, technical fouls and all violations, such as goaltending, lane violations and 3-second violations. The officials' names will be included into the game reports and box scores that appear online. USA Today Sports

April 17, 2015 Updates

The new state-of-the-art NBA Replay Center, which was unveiled at the start of the 2014-15 NBA season and created to enhance the performance of NBA referees, reduced the average time of reviews by more than 50 percent compared to the previous season. Final statistics for the regular season included: The NBA Replay Center conducted 2,162 reviews, averaging 42.1 seconds; 1,596 replays were upheld or overturned. 80.8 percent of these calls were upheld (1,289) while 19.2 percent were overturned (307); NBA Replay Center monitored a total of 1,225 games, averaging approximately 1.76 reviews per game; The top two triggers the NBA Replay Center reviewed this season were the two-point/three-point made field goal (623 instances) and end-of-period made field goal (482 instances); 858 live look-ins to the NBA Replay Center from across the country were conducted by the NBA’s national television partners and regional sports networks. NBA.com

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