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NBA Refs Wrong 14% of the Time in Waning Minutes of Close Games

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National Basketball Association referees have made the wrong call or non-call more than 14 percent of the time in the final two minutes of close games since the league began releasing such statistics this month.

Starting with games of March 1, the NBA has released reports evaluating all calls and pertinent non-calls that occur in the final two minutes of games, including overtime, in which the score is within five points.