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Frank Vogel, Montrezl Harrell call out the officials after Lakers’ loss to Kings

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Frank Vogel and Montrezl Harrell were not happy with officiating during Wednesday’s matchup against the Sacramento Kings.

Vogel referred to a play during the second quarter, where Buddy Hield made a shot that was counted as a 3-pointer, while his foot was clearly on the line.

According to Vogel, those types of play can affect a close game like the one the Lakers lost on Wednesday vs. their conference rivals.

(via silverscreenandroll.com):

“We told the officials about it,” Vogel said. “They said they turned it into (the NBA replay center) and they gave us some excuse that too much time had passed — that they can’t reverse it at that point.

When you’ve got a one-point game down the stretch, that’s very disappointing that they weren’t able to look at that, but that’s what they told us during the game.”

Harrell was really upset for a play in which he received a tech for yelling “And-1” after making a basket. The dynamic forward/center called the officiating soft, after the game.

“You know, whether me and you, or me and another ref got into it in a verbal conversation the play before, just because you’re still holding on to a grudge from that, you cannot come back and give me a tech. The tech that I got, it definitely was a big momentum swing and definitely shouldn’t have been called,” Harrell said.

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