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Old Wed Nov 16, 2022, 01:21pm
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Substitute Stop Sign ...

10-3-2 Substitute Technical: A substitute must not enter the court: Without being beckoned by an official, except between quarters and during time-outs.

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Of course, on the rare chance that the unlisted substitute illegally enters the court due to not being beckoned ...
Some may argue that this is an "automatic" technical foul. Yet, how often do we just give the unbeckoned entering substitute who takes a few steps onto the court the "stop sign" and send him back unpenalized?

Situations like when we're still in the process of reporting a foul to the table? Or about to notify a coach that one of his players has just been disqualified? Or after the warning horn has sounded? Or while the ball is at the disposal of an inbounder, or a free throw shooter?

Many middle school players (and few high school players) believe that the "horn" gets them into the game and don't wait to be beckoned.

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