Top 5 Most Hated Referees in Pro Sports


Bennett Salvatore – NBA




Bennett Salvatore’s officiating is responsible for making Mark Cuban very angry on various occasions. It was responsible for the Miami Heat beating the Dallas Mavericks by 1 point in overtime during Game 5 of the 2006 NBA Finals. Most recently, the OKC Thunder gaining a 3-2 series lead in Game 5 of the 2014 NBA Playoffs had plenty of fingers being pointed at Salvatore and his colleague Tony Brothers.