I don't know if anyone cares, or if this is the right place to post this, but I felt the need to write to the NBA.
Anyways, I wrote this. Maybe if we all let them know whats up, things may change.
Dear Mr. Stern,
I am a committed NBA viewer and loyal fan of the Golden Sate Warriors. As you may know, the Warriors are not the easiest franchise in the league to be a fan of.
It is nights like tonights game against the Denver Nuggets that make believing that the NBA is a fair association almost impossible to believe.
It appears to me that unless you are the Lakers, Celtics, or someo other elite team, or a fan of said teams, that you and the league really don't care about us at all.
I don't know if it is because we aren't in a "large market", or maybe its because we don't have any "star" players.
Maybe we just arent paying off refs, with all this Donahi stuff, its hard to tell.
But let me tell you, I give a lot of my time, money and energy into this team, this sport, and this association, and receiving horrendous treatment and utter disrespect at the hands of the officials, the league, and yourself, is unacceptable.
I as a fan am outraged. Outraged at the quality of the officiating, and outraged at an apparent lack of respect from the league for teams like mine.
I don't know if things will ever change, or if they will continue on their continued path to disgrace. And I certainly don't know if anyone within your office even cares about fans like me.
But I do know that enough is enough. Something has to change, and things need to be addressed.
If you have any respect for the game, the fans, the players, or sports in general, you will make reforming officiating of games to ensure fairness a priority in this league.
Thank you for your time, and I hope we will see a better NBA in 2010.