Joseph “Joey” Crawford was born August 30, 1951, and is currently a referee in the NBA. He has been officiating games since 1977 and has officiaited more play-off games (266+) and NBA Finals Games (38+) than any other active referee. Joey has given the home team’s star a free pass in at least one Finals game every year from 1986 to 2006.
Video evidence of Crawford’s awfulness: Gives Tim Duncan 2 technicals…..while he’s sitting on the bench…..for laughing.
Joey has also been known to commit fouls.