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LaVar Ball Throws Hissy Fit, Gets Female Referee Replaced Mid-Game

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The LaVar Ball circus continued yesterday, this time with some not-so-thinly-veiled misogyny taking a spot in the center ring.

Ball received a technical foul from a female referee for arguing with her over a call, and then immediately began to pull his team off the floor, threatening to forfeit unless the referee was replaced.


The game was stopped for several minutes while Ball threw his fit, and eventually the referee who gave him the technical was removed from the game by Adidas, which was sponsoring the event.


Ball spoke about the incident after the game, telling reporters that the referee needed to “stay in her lane” while insulting both her basketball knowledge and physical fitness:


LaVar Ball is an asshole, and the Adidas rep who decided to remove the ref from the game is a coward.

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