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Old Fri Oct 25, 2013, 11:26am
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LGP on stationary opponent

Question: Once the guard obtains legal position on a stationary opponent without the ball, he or she may then treat the player being guarded the same as if he or she has the ball. T or F?

I am going off of Rule: 4-23-4


ART. 4

Guarding an opponent with the ball or a stationary opponent *without the ball:

a. No time or distance is required to obtain an initial legal position.

b. If the opponent with the ball is airborne, the guard must have obtained legal position before the opponent left the floor.

It appears you can treat them the same with the exception of an airborne shooter. Since this is an exception for a player with the ball I vote false.
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Old Fri Oct 25, 2013, 12:05pm
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The requirements to maintain a LGP are the same for all opponents, with or without the ball, moving or stationary. Only the requirements for OBtaining LGP differ.

Note that the concept in 4-23-4-b applies to any airborne player, with or without the ball. It is only stated the way it is in this case because it is in the section about a player with the ball or a stationary player without the ball and a player without the ball is probably not stationary if they are airborne. 4-23-5-d covers the airborne player without the ball and has the same restrictions as 4-23-4-b.

Additionally, those terms are about OBtaining LGP, not maintaining it.
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