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Calling technicals is ironically not very technical

With media discussions on Kevin Garnett's ejection running rampant, widespread concern for the new rules on technical fouls continue. In a league led by superstars, a quick whistle by the men in stripes could take an impact player out of the game and change the outcome of a game or worse, a playoff series. This could mean a lighter wallet for the player and a seemingly heavy wallet for the fans paying to see a player on the court.
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Reactively, the Player's Association released the following statement on Thursday.
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"The new unilateral rule changes are an unnecessary and unwarranted overreaction on the league’s behalf. We have not seen any increase in the level of "complaining" to the officials and we believe that players as a whole have demonstrated appropriate behavior toward the officials.
Worse yet, to the extent the harsher treatment from the referees leads to a stifling of the players’ passion and exuberance for their work, we fear these changes may actually harm our product. The changes were made without proper consultation with the Players Association, and we intend to file an appropriate legal challenge."
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Reactions are a result of emotion. Emotions make us human and it just happens that NBA players, although amazingly gifted, are indeed human. (Except maybe for Marco Belinelli who was born in a petri dish mix of Sly's seed, ergo he has no soul). Unless the National Basketball Referees Association requires a bachelor's degree in psychology, judging a player's reaction will be a heavy weight on the shoulders of ordinary men with transcendent power.
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Should the Heat or the fans be worried?
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Last season the naughtiest targets were Dwight Howard and Kendrick Perkins who tied with 15 technicals each. Kobe Bryant and the legendary Rasheed Wallace tied for second with 14. Boston led all teams with 107 technicals.
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In contrast, the Miami Heat are a cool bunch with only five current players having more than one outburst or reaction meriting the whistle. Dwyane Wade leads the team with 7 technicals last season followed by Lebron James and Zydrunas Ilgauskas with 4. Mike Miller was hit with 3 and Chris Bosh's docile demeanor collected 2.
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Judging from the mature personality of the roster there is not much to be concerned for in South Beach in the ways of Heat Gone Wild. Or Heat Gone to the Locker Room. The only concern at this point, if any, may be the Predator style lasers directed at the Heat by the rest of the league.