Sheed on potential replacement refs

Rasheed Wallace was quite candid Monday about his issues with officials, he of the 296 career technical fouls and 24 ejections.

On potential replacement officials: “I know there’s going to be a lot of stupid star calls like it is with the old refs, so I don’t there’s going to be too much change.”

Do you think the replacement refs will be fair?

“I hope so. Of course I know they are going to come in all happy-go-lucky ‘Oh I have Sheed Wallace a tech tonight, ha ha ha.’ But I could care less about that. As long as we go out there and win, if I’m on the floor, oh fine. If I’m not on the floor, I think guys are still talented enough on this team with their high IQ to get that W.”

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Can you actually have discussions with officials or do they tune you out?

“There are a few officials that I can talk to but there are a few officials that if I look at them the wrong way or breath too hard are going to call a tech. It all depends on that official on how they feel all night.”

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