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Old Thu Oct 23, 2014, 12:01pm
bob jenkins bob jenkins is offline
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Originally Posted by Rob1968 View Post
The characterization of the delivery of the ball, as a "heave" brings to mind the often seen last second "heave" that is followed by some contact, and the offensive player begging for a call, "on the shot", to which the covering official replies, "Nope," because the "heave" was so sloppy as to not be judged a shot.
If that's what the official is judging, then waive off the ball when the horn sounds.

Most of the time, though, it is a shot (albeit a sloppy heave). It's just that the contact is then judged to be incidental (at least until someone makes this an "absolute") -- not that the heave is judged to be not a shot.
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