Adam Silver was very calm when asked, “What will happen if the Warriors sweep Cleveland?” Silver was very calm in his response when he said, “Let’s wait and see what happens.” I really didn’t think much about his comment when it was made, but ever since the series moved to Cleveland, I realized exactly what Silver was talking about. Anyone who is not a Cleveland fan who watched the game saw some of the most flagrant cheating by the refs in NBA history. It wasn’t even subtle, it was right in your face. It’s amazing that the Warriors were able to overcome the 5 on 8 (5 Cavaliers and 3 refs) to win game 3.
Game 4 was a totally different beast altogether. The refs started game 5 by calling fouls on all of the Warriors. Every player had multiple fouls in a matter of minutes. This allowed Cleveland to be more aggressive because they