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01 January 2007: Referee Violet Palmer during the NBA basketball game between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Boston Celtics at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Richard Clement /Icon SMI/Icon Sport Media via Getty Images)

01 January 2007: Referee Violet Palmer during the NBA basketball game between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Boston Celtics at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Richard Clement /Icon SMI/Icon Sport Media via Getty Images)