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Steve Kyler
Steve Kyler covers the NBA and basketball for Basketball Insiders. Instagram - & e-mail: skyler@basketballinsiders.com Just call me Blaze
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NBA Referees 18h
The end of game inbound foul in was one we've never seen before & we missed it. We'll incorporate this in training moving forward.
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The PBWA 19h
Stephen Curry of the has won the PBWA's 2015-16 Magic Johnson Award. Details:
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Steve Kyler 18h
He could be a good option for a couple of teams - Kings and Rockets could be in there too
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Steve Kyler 18h
No sense of it. They'll either keep him or let him go.
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Steve Kyler 18h
Yes... Pacers not going to drag this out.
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Steve Kyler 19h
No. Under contract till June 30... Pacers would have to permit it.
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Steve Kyler 21h
Most refs need a degree - so the path is the same
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Steve Kyler 21h
Entry level refs make about $175k and go up with experience - higher end experience making north of $500k
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Steve Kyler 22h
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Steve Kyler 22h
NBA refs do very well compared to other professional officials - but no question there are cost issues
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Steve Kyler 22h
Its not a great job because of the scrutiny - that said NBA actively scouts for new ref talent constantly
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Steve Kyler 22h
There is a process to all of that. I suspect we'll see something on this
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Steve Kyler 22h
Refs make $175k coming into the NBA and can get north of $500k per year with tenure
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Steve Kyler 22h
I have gotten to know a lot of refs and high level ref supervisors - so I have had the processes explained in detail
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Steve Kyler 22h
Carries VP Title and yes they could be fined for his comments.
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Steve Kyler 23h
Last ref tweet - Refs have a CBA too & there are rules around their employment and they are massively scrutinized
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Steve Kyler 23h
I would also say stars are great at drawing contact or baiting players into fouls - its why they are stars
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Steve Kyler 23h
Full time in the NBA...
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Steve Kyler 23h
There are a lot of narratives that are not actually real - stars touch the ball more and are harder to guard.
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