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Old Sun Feb 07, 2010, 06:22pm
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NYTimes article about a TALL NBA referee

The Big Whistle - The N.B.A. Ref Kevin Cutler Is the Tall Guy -

Presence certainly isn't about size, but it can be a positive factor...

I've stepped in to break up a couple almost-fights (taunting/words... everything leading up to the fight without actual contact yet)... I can tell you, if I was 6'8" 270 lbs, these altercations would have ended a lot quicker.
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Old Sun Feb 07, 2010, 07:00pm
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I've seen the guy work a couple DI games this year. He did seem a little larger than the usual officials.
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Old Mon Feb 08, 2010, 07:08am
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From the article:

"Cutler began refereeing as a hobby about eight years ago. He was discovered at a Los Angeles camp by Ed T. Rush, the N.B.A.’s former head of officiating, and began working in the D-League."
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Old Mon Feb 08, 2010, 12:10pm
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Or possibly he traveled to the camp in LA?
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Old Mon Feb 08, 2010, 12:18pm
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Originally Posted by bradfordwilkins View Post
Or possibly he traveled to the camp in LA?
He played at Long Beach St and has a been a teacher in the LA area since.
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