No… not the refs.
Literally… as in stole things from the bus:
When the Boston Celtics climbed on the team bus in the bowels of American Airlines Arena late in the regular season, the mood had been thick with anger and disgust over finally losing to the Miami Heat. Only now, several sources said, the Celitcs discovered a deeper, knifing violation: Someone had snuck onto the bus and stolen cash and belongings from the coaches’ and players’ bags.
“It was pretty bad,” a source told Yahoo! Sports. “A lot of stuff, a lot of money.”
This falls squarely on the Heat franchise. You have to secure your facility. How do you let the team bus of a team full of rich NBA players just sit there unprotected? On top of that… who the hell was it that went onto the bus? Was it some schlub off the street or was the bus parked inside a locked facility than robbed by an arena employee??
No matter how you slice it… this story stinks. The Heat should reimburse the Celtics for their stolen items.