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Stephen Curry's wife tweets that NBA Finals are 'rigged'

Technically Incorrect: In the wake of the Golden State Warriors' loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, the league MVP's wife is not happy

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.


Ayesha Curry was not happy.

Ayesha Curry/Twitter screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET

In the aftermath of Game 6 of the NBA finals, Golden State Warriors' coach Steve Kerr said in a press conference that the referees called the game poorly. (His team lost.)

He said three of the six fouls that MVP Stephen Curry was called for -- he was ejected -- were, in the nicest possible way, utter bilge.

Ayesha Curry, wife of Stephen, wasn't quite so generous.

In a tweet that has now been deleted, but was screencaptured by some, she offered this observation: "I've lost all respect sorry this is absolutely rigged for money....Or ratings in [sic] not sure which. I won't be silent. Just saw it live sry."

Accusing the NBA of fixing things so that there will be a Game 7 crosses some minds. Especially if they're Golden State Warriors fans. (Disclosure: Guilty.)

Twitter does afford that instant reaction.

Ayesha Curry, herself a burgeoning chef who's just been enjoying the opening of her barbecue pop-up restaurant in San Francisco -- in conjunction with celebrity chef Michael Mina -- is well known to fans.

She sits at games with Stephen Curry's mom and his dad, former NBA star Dell Curry.

She has 477,000 followers on Twitter and had earlier in the evening complained on the site that the Warriors families weren't even being allowed into the arena.

She tweeted: "10 mins til game time and the whole teams families are sitting here on a bus. They won't let us in yet. Interesting tactic though. Again."

Once she had deleted her tweet suggesting the finals were rigged, however, she offered this explanation: "tweeted in the heat of the moment because the call was uncalled for."

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It's one thing for a call to be uncalled for. It's slightly different to accuse the NBA of corruption. Although it wouldn't be the first time such an allegation has been made.

Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy -- thrown out of the league for being involved in a gambling scheme -- recently suggested that the league suspended Warriors All-Star Draymond Green in order to keep the finals going.

Neither Ayesha Curry nor the NBA immediately responded to requests for comment.

Curry, though, has not stopped tweeting.

"Police racial profiled my father and told him to remove credentials and tried to arrest him. It's been a long night for me. I apologize," she wrote.

As night turns to morning, it will be interesting to see what further reaction there might be.

Me, I can't get over the fact that there will be a Game 7 on Sunday.

And, no, I have absolutely no opinion at all about whether the NBA's accountants are rubbing their hands in delight, hissing with pleasure, while sipping on a very fragrant viognier or two.