Mavs feel restrained by refs

In the playoffs, Mavs' opponents have gone to the free-throw line much more than they did in the regular season.

Updated: May 22, 2003, 11:11 AM ET
By By Terry Brown | NBA Insider
I'm not saying the refereeing is good.

I'm not saying the refereeing is bad.

I'm saying that as the NBA playoffs get closer and closer to the Finals with each passing game becoming more and more important, the refereeing is different than it was during the regular season. And of all the teams left in the postseason, the Dallas Mavericks are suffering the most because of it.

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