Thread: No Dunking?
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Old Tue Mar 06, 2018, 05:55pm
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Originally Posted by so cal lurker View Post
What about it? It said nothing about not being able to dunk. But, read literally, it says that while dunking you can't grasp the rim.
Originally Posted by Nevadaref View Post
You are misreading the text. You are including "dunk or stuff" as part of the exception to the prohibition on grasping the basket (which includes the ring). That is not correct. Preventing injury is the only exception. You should be reading the rule as two separate prohibitions on players as follows.

1. A player shall not grasp either basket at any time during the game except to prevent injury.

2. A player shall not dunk or stuff, or attempt to dunk or stuff a dead ball.

So who is misreading what?
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