According to the Euroleague official website, Euroleague Basketball has openend a disclipinary procedure against Real Madrid concerning comments made by the player Felipe Reyes that appeared in several media following the fourth game of the playoff against Olympiacos Piraeus. Lack of consideration or respect comments or any kind of publicly disparaging remarks towards Euroleague officiating staff are considered an infringement of Euroleague Basketball regulations.
Here are the quotes that got Felipe Reyes into troubles with with the Euroleague disciplinary board:
“How is it possible for three referees to come to our own home arena and steal the game from like they have done tonight? This is what happens in the Euroleague when big money is involved. Money can be a very bad thing, especially now with the crisis, that’s the way it is. I don’t know if the refs take something under the table but it certainly appears so.”
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