Sorry, It has to be said. Every playoffs, Dwight defends even more cautiously and yet gets called for even more fouls. In the playoffs, when wing players get more aggressive and physical with their driving, the refs call it looser on them, but SOMEHOW deem it necessary to call it stricter on big men like Dwight?!!?!
Dwight played only 28 minutes tonight..
against an opponent who RARELY posted/iso'ed their centers or any players up on Dwight. (Imagine if Shaq were a 'Cat and had a couple post ups on Dwight so refs could make up (for the most part) even more foul calls...)
Also, take these cold, hard facts into consideration..
Gerald Wallace averaged 11 points on 32% shooting in 3 games and 45.7 MPG against the Magic in the regular season. That's his 2nd lowest PPG and 3rd lowest FG% when compared against the rest of the 28 teams in the league. Only Boston (another team with good big men) forced Wallace to lower PPG and FG% than Orlando and Dwight..
While Dwight averaged 40 MPG in 4 games against the Bobcats in the regular season. Dwight averaged more MPG against only 2 more teams this year, two Western teams; New Orleans and Dallas.
So I can only say, in summation,
REF, YOU SUCK. (And that I hope the NBA consults with the Refs about this)