This season, several NBA fans have voiced their displeasure with the in-game refereeing.
Several have argued that referees need to be disciplined for flagrantly missing calls at vital moments of games.
Adam Silver, the commissioner of the NBA, claims that officials are already subject to punishment and accountability for serious mistakes.
The league just keeps their disciplinary actions hidden.
We don't make officials' disciplinary actions public. "We don't think that will be acceptable," Silver said in a recent SportsCenter interview with ESPN's Sage Steele.
He continued by saying that referees with the best records are given the most crucial games, especially during the playoffs.
Referees who repeatedly botch crucial calls throughout the regular season do not advance to the postseason.