Referee Cam makes debut in Mercury-Fever national broadcast

The WNBA debuted a new referee cam on Saturday.

Official Lamont Simpson wore the cam, which looked like a pair of glasses with a camera on the right side over his ear, during the Phoenix Mercury and Indiana Fever game that was nationally televised.

Phoenix coach Corey Gaines joked with Simpson before the game about whether his peripheral vision would be impaired by the camera.

While some of the images with Simpson running were a little shaky, the cam offered a different view to the fans watching the game. It happened to catch Simpson giving Candice Dupree a technical foul in the second quarter.

WNBA players were entertained by it with Candace Parker tweeting "Ref cam is the most hilarious invention! Omg...comedy"


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