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Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 31, 2020, 10:43am
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Bad Zebra
Interesting twist. I wonder how many officials...

Interesting twist. I wonder how many officials would wrap their heads around the:
1) jump ball ending
2) player control attained in FC and
3) landing in BC, causing the violation

Thatís a lot...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 30, 2020, 10:08pm
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Bad Zebra
Thanks. That was my gut reaction. ...

Thanks. That was my gut reaction. Unfortunately, we kicked it and called a back court violation...then proceeded to set the possession arrow to A. Lesson learned :(
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 30, 2020, 09:24pm
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Bad Zebra
Jump ball/back court violation?

From my varsity boyís game las night:

A1 and/or B1 tap opening toss into Bís front court near division line. Ball bounces on floor in Bís front court. B2, completely in front court, TAPS ball...
Forum: Basketball Sat Dec 28, 2019, 10:56am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,050
Posted By Bad Zebra
Iím at about a 50% success rate at this point. ...

Iím at about a 50% success rate at this point. Iím in the same camp as JRut...I find it clumsy, dumb and unnecessary. I wonder where there was such a problem with conflicting signals that this was...
Forum: Basketball Fri Dec 13, 2019, 03:45pm
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Bad Zebra
They don't mean anything. They're being...

They don't mean anything. They're being sarcastic.
Forum: Basketball Mon Nov 11, 2019, 03:53pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,367
Posted By Bad Zebra
Girls Varsity regular season starts 11/18 ...

Girls Varsity regular season starts 11/18

Boys Varsity regular season starts 11/25

Florida does EVERYTHING early because our school year usually ends by May 15...thus all sports championships...
Forum: Basketball Mon Nov 11, 2019, 03:35pm
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By Bad Zebra
I started late too...this will be my 20th season...

I started late too...this will be my 20th season of HS ball. I'm 58.

When I can't beat the players to my spot at Lead, then it's time. I feel like I owe the game that.

I once worked with a...
Forum: Basketball Sat Sep 07, 2019, 01:48pm
Replies: 64
Views: 3,227
Posted By Bad Zebra
My point...we are in the same...

My point...we are in the same area/association...and there is no definitive ďcorrect/approvedĒ way.



We are non-IAABO. Exclusively NFHS...and again, my point is there is no NFHS way. Not...
Forum: Basketball Fri Sep 06, 2019, 03:42pm
Replies: 64
Views: 3,227
Posted By Bad Zebra
I always found it odd that the Fed would allow...

I always found it odd that the Fed would allow such a critical process/procedure left up to individuals/states/associations.

Whenever I hear any official describing what the "correct" procedure...
Forum: Basketball Wed Aug 14, 2019, 04:02pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,061
Posted By Bad Zebra
Pros: - Supposedly forces you to slow down and...

Pros:
- Supposedly forces you to slow down and think before you blow
- It looks smooth and professional (according to those who go without)

Cons:
- Spitting it across the floor while trying to...
Forum: Basketball Wed Aug 14, 2019, 03:42pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,286
Posted By Bad Zebra
Unofficial (ha, pun!) update

Our basketball association met last night briefly, as we do every year prior to the middle school basketball season (Sept.-Oct.). The football situation was discussed briefly, and off the record. ...
Forum: Football Thu Aug 08, 2019, 02:45pm
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By Bad Zebra
Update...FHSAA's strategy

https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/newswire/2019/08/08/fhsaa-announces-increase-officials-pay-next-school-year-but-strike-looms/1955407001/
Forum: Basketball Thu Aug 08, 2019, 02:40pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,286
Posted By Bad Zebra
Update...FHSAA's strategy

https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/newswire/2019/08/08/fhsaa-announces-increase-officials-pay-next-school-year-but-strike-looms/1955407001/
Forum: Basketball Sat Mar 30, 2019, 09:15pm
Replies: 65
Views: 2,770
Posted By Bad Zebra
That’s what I thought...then why was it inbounded...

That’s what I thought...then why was it inbounded at the spot of the foul? Is that the NCAA rule or did they err at the inbound spot? That confused me.
Forum: Basketball Sat Mar 30, 2019, 08:34pm
Replies: 65
Views: 2,770
Posted By Bad Zebra
Do we definitively what it was called? F1 or T?

Do we definitively what it was called? F1 or T?
Forum: Basketball Mon Feb 11, 2019, 08:01am
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By Bad Zebra
Sign of the times...official shortage

This is in central Florida but I’m sure it applies just about everywhere now:
...
Forum: Basketball Sun Jan 13, 2019, 10:50pm
Replies: 64
Views: 2,460
Posted By Bad Zebra
:eek::eek::eek: Thatís a hell of a lot more...

:eek::eek::eek:

Thatís a hell of a lot more than I would have guessed...that IS expensive.
Forum: Basketball Sun Jan 13, 2019, 06:50pm
Replies: 64
Views: 2,460
Posted By Bad Zebra
North and South Dakota are also as sparsely...

North and South Dakota are also as sparsely populated as they come. Iím in Florida...there has to be THOUSANDS of high schools here so I think it would be a massive investment.

Maybe itís our...
Forum: Basketball Sun Jan 13, 2019, 04:02pm
Replies: 64
Views: 2,460
Posted By Bad Zebra
Disagree...between the additional expense (it...

Disagree...between the additional expense (it would have to be 100% adoption state wide. Thatís a MASSIVE investment in my state) and the heightened need for qualified table personnel, I donít think...
Forum: Basketball Sun Jan 13, 2019, 03:25pm
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Bad Zebra
Agree 100%. Itís the absolute worse. Fortunately...

Agree 100%. Itís the absolute worse. Fortunately Iím at a place in my career where I can avoid them in HS (sub-varsity only in FL). Iíll take them in youth rec only because the game is slower and...
Forum: Basketball Sun Nov 04, 2018, 08:38am
Replies: 57
Views: 2,529
Posted By Bad Zebra
For starters...I think you have him labeled...

For starters...I think you have him labeled incorrectly. My impression is that heís more of a WEASEL than rat (at least compared to what I perceive as the definition of a rat).

Second, as much as...
Forum: Basketball Fri Nov 02, 2018, 09:00pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By Bad Zebra
Pretty sure it was Dick Weber...and I watched...

Pretty sure it was Dick Weber...and I watched Gordon Soli...Pro Wrestling on Saturdays. I think it was WTIC...CBS affiliate out of Hartford
Forum: Basketball Wed Jul 11, 2018, 10:06am
Replies: 83
Views: 4,157
Posted By Bad Zebra
Spoken like somebody who has never been in a...

Spoken like somebody who has never been in a physically threatening situation.
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 21, 2018, 09:08pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By Bad Zebra
Not buying this. I donít care how obnoxious/bad a...

Not buying this. I donít care how obnoxious/bad a kid is (especially youth/sub-varsity level), if you canít rise above personal bias and give that player the benefit of a clean slate for each game,...
Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 18, 2018, 05:11pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By Bad Zebra
Article about youth sports parents...

From an unlikely source...Frank Martin, HC of South Carolina.

https://www.sbnation.com/college-basketball/2018/3/18/17136604/frank-martin-south-carolina-parents-youth-sports
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