The Official Forum  

Go Back   The Official Forum > Basketball

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
  #16 (permalink)  
Old Sat Feb 14, 2015, 03:46pm
Courageous When Prudent
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Hampton Roads, VA
Posts: 13,926
Quote:
Originally Posted by Camron Rust View Post
Almost two travels even.
I have that 2nd travel.
__________________
A-hole formerly known as BNR
Reply With Quote
  #17 (permalink)  
Old Sun Feb 15, 2015, 10:23am
Rich's Avatar
Get away from me, Steve.
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Posts: 15,729
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nevadaref View Post
It seems that there is a trend on this board lately of dissecting plays in slo-mo to detect small traveling violations. This focus seems to miss the bigger picture involved in judging contact between large men attacking the basket.

I know that when I officiate traveling is down the list of items that I'm looking for. It is akin to 3-seconds in the lane. I'm going to get the obvious violations when it becomes the most important aspect of the play, but when other elements are primary, I'm not even considering some of these travels.
I do not nitpick traveling violations, but pinning a foul on a player on contact that is neither intentional or flagrant aftera blatant travel isn't right, either.

One recent thread involved a pump fake, including a subsequent pickup and plant of a pivot foot, followed by the defender landing on the player. I believe you advocating that the foul was most important, but I still contend that contact happened with what was a dead ball. And even though the T came a long way, they got the play right as a crew. What makes a common foul more important than a correctly call travel?
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Duke at Notre Dame (Video) JRutledge Basketball 41 Mon Feb 02, 2015 03:16pm
Duke-UNC Women (Video) Rich Basketball 10 Tue Jan 27, 2015 12:18am
Video Request - Syracuse vs Duke (Video) grunewar Basketball 127 Fri Feb 28, 2014 09:08pm
Duke/Syracuse (Video Added) MathReferee Basketball 7 Mon Feb 03, 2014 02:08am
Video Request: Duke/Virginia Jesse James Basketball 19 Fri Mar 01, 2013 04:33pm


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:31am.



Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.0 RC1