A general frustration is not something new for sports officials. The reason here is that sports officials are always commanded to be solitary individuals on the court at all times. However, it’s impossible to be lone perfect humans, and mostly, they encounter hard moments because of those factors affecting the game and not under the control of players. These types of factors always result in more anger compared to the mistakes players make.
But, you’re likely to come across the best officials at the highest levels. Thus, this means that the chances of coming across human officials increases as you get further from the top-rated leagues. Sunday night was unlucky for the G League officials because the coach of Wisconsin Herd, Chase Buford, called one official as a ‘fucking clown’ and other officials of the league as biased and unprofessional. He said the officials were in favor of their counterpart, the Grand Rapids – who in the 4th quarter overcame a 21-point point shortfall to beat the Wisconsin Herd.
However, the league and Milwaukee Bucks G League affiliate didn’t welcome the epic rant of the coach. Thus, the case didn’t go over even after the coach apologized to the official he addressed as a ‘clown’ – where he said he was embarrassed.
There is no clear information on the standard mulct for a G League coach. But, he is likely to get a suspension.