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Old Tue Mar 06, 2018, 09:46am
Raymond Raymond is offline
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Originally Posted by HokiePaul View Post
I have let plenty of hard screens go when set legally, but I don't think this is legal. The screener can brace or move back to absorb contact, but they can not turn their shoulder into the defender's chest/neck area.

I will say its close and I think reasonable officials could come away with 3 different calls here (illegal screen, no call, or push by defense) based on how they interpret the screening rules.
And in this case the screener moved towards the defender, he didn't lean away.
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Last edited by Raymond; Tue Mar 06, 2018 at 02:27pm.
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