Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry has publicly called out NBA referee Scott Foster for his alleged decade-long feud with Phoenix Suns point guard Chris Paul.
During a recent press conference, Curry expressed his frustration with Foster’s officiating and his apparent bias against Paul. “It’s been clear for a long time that Scott Foster has a problem with Chris Paul,” said Curry. “It’s not fair to Chris, and it’s not fair to the game.”
Curry’s comments come after the Suns’ recent matchup against the Los Angeles Lakers, in which Foster was one of the officials. Paul was ejected from the game after receiving two technical fouls, prompting criticism from players and fans alike.
The incident has reignited long-standing accusations of Foster’s alleged bias against Paul, with many pointing to a history of contentious calls and interactions between the two.
Paul has long been regarded as one of the league’s most vocal critics of referees, and his strained relationship with Foster has been a topic of discussion for years. The NBA has even been forced to intervene in the past, acknowledging the tension between Paul and Foster and attempting to address the issue.
Many believe that Foster’s alleged bias has negatively impacted Paul’s career and the Suns’ chances in critical games. Some have called for the NBA to take action and reevaluate Foster’s officiating duties, while others have suggested that the league enforce stricter guidelines for referees to prevent personal bias from influencing their calls.
The NBA has yet to respond to Curry’s comments or the renewed scrutiny of Foster’s conduct. However, the controversy has sparked a broader conversation about the role of officiating in the NBA and the need for transparency and accountability among referees.
As the debate rages on, it remains to be seen what action, if any, the NBA will take in response to Curry’s public criticism of Foster and the ongoing feud with Paul.