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Should NBA referees live-tweet games?

NBA referees are live-tweeting regular season games, explaining why officials make certain calls or why they miss others. According to the National Basketball Referee Association, refs want to help fans better understand what the officials see on the court, which is good in theory. However, by opening themselves up to trolls or irrational fans, referees' live-tweeting could be counterproductive. What do you think? 🏀

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Referees always make questionable calls, but by live-tweeting, they're held more accountable. No other league has taken this step, and the NBA's transparency should be applauded.

The NBA referees decided not to hide behind the league and run away from angry fans. Instead, they want to enlighten fans about their process. More leagues need to take note and implement something similar. 

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Instead of staying silent, referees are now defending bad calls in public? No good can come of this.

Most fans on Twitter are not interested in actual dialogue. They either want their point of view validated or a chance to lash out at someone. The only thing that will happen here is terrible people will take aim at referees who are just trying to do something good. 

NBA referees should stop live-tweeting games and setting themselves up for failure.

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