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Referee tries to block a free throw attempt from Kris Humphries (VIDEO)

Dec 12, 2012, 9:41 PM EDT

Now here’s something you don’t see every day.

With 7:42 remaining in the fourth quarter of the epic matchup between the Nets and the Raptors on Wednesday, Brooklyn’s Kris Humphries went to the line for a couple of free throw attempts.

After receiving the ball from one of the officials and beginning his shooting motion, the baseline referee realizes that for whatever reason, they weren’t ready for him to shoot.

Instead of simply whistling the play dead, the official runs at Humphries and tries to block the free throw attempt.

Humphries has enough problems with opposing teams’ fans; the last thing he needs is to get his shot blocked by an official to add fuel to that fire, so it’s probably a good thing that the ball never left his hands.

[via Marcel Mutoni]

  1. karlton3 - Dec 12, 2012 at 9:51 PM

    That’s not a real referee, that’s Amir Johnson dressed as a ref.

  2. 00maltliquor - Dec 12, 2012 at 9:54 PM

    LOL!!!! I wish I woulda seen that in live action.

  3. blueintown - Dec 12, 2012 at 10:06 PM

    Ed Hochuli really is out of control.

  4. fventricle - Dec 12, 2012 at 10:14 PM

    prob one of the funniest things we’ll see all year

  5. bleedgreenation - Dec 12, 2012 at 10:27 PM

    I think Joey Crawford had something to do with this.

  6. thebigcaptain2011 - Dec 12, 2012 at 10:55 PM

    What a pitiful display. That ref should be ashamed of himself. Blow the doggone whistle!!

  7. BigBeachBall - Dec 13, 2012 at 12:17 AM

    air zebra…

  8. fm31970 - Dec 13, 2012 at 12:25 AM

    I see nothing wrong with this.


    Joey Crawford

  9. scadevage - Dec 13, 2012 at 12:44 AM

    New age Tim Donaghy

  10. ron05342 - Dec 13, 2012 at 1:16 AM

    A better video….

    “looks like a guy from Foot Locker just ran out on the floor!” LOL

  11. jordanismyidol - Dec 13, 2012 at 2:42 AM


  12. zerole00 - Dec 13, 2012 at 10:26 AM



  13. mrchainbluelightning - Dec 13, 2012 at 1:57 PM

    Waiting for the day a stupid ref does this to a star player and breaks his nose. Not sure if anyone noticed but the ref totally comes down on his face. This is as funny as it is disturbing. You’re absolutely right, blow the whistle, WTF is this ref thinking?

  14. michaeljordanseviltwin - Dec 14, 2012 at 2:11 PM

    Sweet pump fake by Humphries. Now he just needs to sink the shot and it would be a perfect highlight.

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