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SportPistons' Blake Griffin uses tablet to argue call with referee

20:43  29 december  2018
20:43  29 december  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Blake Griffin steps up referee - arguing game, grabs iPad to challenge call . After the end of the third quarter of the Pistons ’ 125-88 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Friday, Griffin had a bone to pick with referee J.T. Orr, so much so that he enlisted the help of an iPad to show Orr video evidence for his

But tonight, Blake Griffin expressed dismay in a new way. Blake Griffin showed a ref why he had the wrong call on his iPad during a timeout. Griffin was clearly frustrated as the Detroit Pistons were on pace to lose in a blowout, eventually falling 125-88 to the Indiana Pacers.

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Blake Griffin went to unusual measures to argue with a referee over a call during the Pistons' 125-88 loss against the Pacers on Friday.

The Pistons forward was unhappy with a call so he grabbed a tablet to argue with referee J.T. Orr, showing video evidence of his disagreement.

The two discussed what they had just watched on the tablet for a few seconds, but Orr didn't appear to buy into it because the call wasn't reversed.

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Players should follow Blake Griffin ’s lead and use tablets to argue calls with referees . Griffin approached veteran official J.T. Orr about a foul call he felt was missed during the Pistons ’ blowout loss to the Pacers Blake Griffin used a tablet to argue a call with a ref pic.twitter.com/B3jxNvv8BC.

Blake Griffin went to unusual measures to argue with a referee over a call during the Pistons ’ 125-88 loss against the Pacers on Friday. The Pistons forward was unhappy with a call so he grabbed a tablet to argue with referee J.T. Orr, showing video evidence of his disagreement.

It's not clear what call Griffin brought into question, but Yahoo Sports notes "a good possibility is an away-from-play foul that occurred with 2:57 remaining in the third quarter." Up until that point, Griffin's only other foul had been a shooting foul.

Griffin finished the night with with 18 points on 6-of-14 shooting. He also had seven rebounds and five assists as the Pistons fell to 16-17 and eighth in the Eastern Conference.

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Pistons' Blake Griffin uses tablet to argue call with referee

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