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Joey Crawford interrupts Kevin Durant to yell at scorekeepers (Video)

Joey Crawford Kevin DurantNBA referee Joey Crawford was jealous that Donald Sterling was getting all the headlines on Tuesday, so he did what he could to ensure he got some attention.

Crawford decided to interrupt Kevin Durant, who was preparing for a second free throw with 27.5 seconds left in overtime of Game 5 between the Thunder and Grizzlies, in order to yell at people keeping track of the game at the scorer’s table. It sounded like he wanted them to place a team foul on the scoreboard, though it was tough to tell exactly what he was complaining about.

Then again, this is Joey Crawford we’re talking about — it doesn’t take much for him to go bananas.

Crawford icing Durant definitely worked, because the Slim Reaper missed the next free throw, and the Thunder lost 100-99.

I don’t care what Crawford had to say, I don’t think he needed to jump in front of Durant to do it.

Here’s what Thunder coach Scott Brooks said about it after the game:


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