Is Gilbert Arenas Being Targeted By NBA Referees?

Posted: 3rd December 2009 by Jarrett Carter in NBA
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He seems to think so. And has no problem disclosing as much to the media. ôThey made this new rule, I donÆt know what it is à itÆs frustrating this season. I used to average about 11 or 12 free-throws a game*, now I canÆt even get a call. I feel like theyÆre profiling me as a player. IÆm creating all the contact, and IÆm saying thatÆs what a scorer is supposed to do, theyÆre supposed to create the contact when they get into the lane. ItÆs not double-jeopardy, but if theyÆre outside the lane, itÆs a charge. Now if theyÆre inside the lane and I get into them, itÆs a no callà If two refs say it, thatÆs fine. But if every ref says it to me, that means before the game youÆre consciously thinking, æWhen he goes to the lane, we canÆt call it because theyÆre jumping straight ...

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