A hard-fought 84-83 win over Miami gave the Pacers a three-game lead in the standings. They’ve since lost back-to-back games by a combined 27 points. Up next? San Antonio. Yikes. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy joined Bull & Fox to talk about whether the preferred playoff matchups for the NBA, how aware officials are regarding the potential matchups and the storylines surrounding them, the word of a lot of trouble in the Pacers’ locker room, the thought process of NBA officials and spotting tendencies within teams, conversations at halftime between officials preventing stars from sitting on the bench in foul trouble and teams tanking in the NBA.