Daily Wrap: The Referee Drama For G2 of Rockets-Warriors Has Already Kicked Off

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We couldn’t even make it to tip-off before controversy arose for Game 2 of Rockets-Warriors.

That’s because Houston has an ongoing feud with referee Scott Foster, and guess what, today it was announced he will be calling Game 2.

Foster hasn’t worked a Rockets game since February, when Harden was famously fined for criticising him in the media.

I just hope you’re ready for all kinds of drama heading into Game 2.

As if we weren’t already getting enough from Game of Thrones to last us a lifetime.

Today’s news

Kevin Durant doesn’t think James Harden’s controversial playing style is cheating the game.

Damian Lillard’s ice cold demeanour is the result of years of psychological training.

Vince Carter will play a 22nd season, and possibly forever.

Brett Brown wants you to know ‘James Butler’ was the adult in the gym last night, and Butler wants you to know his name isn’t James.

Damian Lillard says jawing at the refs in Game 1 against Denver showed his team was distracted.

Gregg Popovich is expected to sign a three-year deal with the Spurs which will allow him to reassess his situation at the end of each year.

Team USA and Canada will face off in Sydney on August 26, shortly after the USA’s two-game exhibition series against Australia in Melbourne.

Tonight’s games 

Celtics at Bucks – 8pm (USA) / 10am (AUS)

Boston leads series 1-0

Rockets at Warriors – 10:30pm (USA) / 12:30pm (AUS)

Golden State leads series 1-0

USA times: ET / Australian times: AEST

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