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Forum: Basketball Yesterday, 05:27pm
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Posted By BillyMac
Great Minds Think Alike ...

I don't think that I ever watched the Pro Bowl, but it was on the video screen next to the one I was watching at the gym and I noticed the same thing.
Forum: Basketball Sat Jan 25, 2020, 04:06pm
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By BillyMac
Semper Ubi Sub Ubi ...

Undershirts must be similar in color to the uniform jersey, and shall not have frayed edges. Undershirt sleeves shall be the same length. Note that this rule does not require all players to wear the...
Forum: Basketball Sat Jan 25, 2020, 11:23am
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By BillyMac
Shot Attempt ...

Airball:
Forum: Basketball Sat Jan 25, 2020, 09:23am
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By BillyMac
Airball, Airball, Airball ...

The shooter can retrieve his or her own airball, if the official considers it to be a shot attempt. The release ends both player control and team control. It is not a violation for that player to...
Forum: Basketball Sat Jan 25, 2020, 09:20am
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By BillyMac
The Old Switcheroo ...

How about having the ten players on the court switch uniforms?
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 24, 2020, 12:16pm
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By BillyMac
Intelligently Applied ...

We often concentrate on advantage/disadvantage in regard to The Intent And Purpose Of The Rules. In this case, however, we should pay attention to this statement: It is important to know the intent...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 24, 2020, 11:30am
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By BillyMac
Dead As A Doornail ...

A team control foul doesn't cancel the shot? Are you sure?

There is no exception (ball does not become dead until the try ends, or until the airborne shooter returns to the floor) for Article 4:...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 24, 2020, 11:07am
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By BillyMac
Purpose And Intent Of The Rules ...

4-5-4: If by mistake the officials permit a team to go the wrong -
direction, when discovered all points scored, fouls committed, and time
consumed shall count as if each team had gone the proper...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 24, 2020, 10:05am
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By BillyMac
Are Two Signals Really Needed ???

I agree with Camron Rust, but are there any Forum members smarter than me (that's almost all Forum members) who can come up with a situation where there is an actual need for two different signals...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 24, 2020, 09:38am
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By BillyMac
Speculation ...

I speculated that they did exactly as you said (previously agreed it couldn't count) and were possibly only looking for fouls.
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 24, 2020, 09:36am
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By BillyMac
Controlled Tap ...

All three of them at the same exact time?
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 24, 2020, 09:32am
Replies: 20
Views: 565
Posted By BillyMac
Five Trumps Sit A Tick ...

We have another winner.

Casebook Play 8.2 SITUATION B: A1 is fouled and will be shooting two free throws. After A1ís first free-throw attempt, B6 (Team Bís only remaining eligible substitute)...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 24, 2020, 09:23am
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By BillyMac
Team Control Fouls ...

I'm not sure that I follow? I can't speak in regard to NFHS, but IAABO only added the team control foul signal when the NFHS decided not to shoot fouls committed by a team in control. I don't believe...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 24, 2020, 09:11am
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By BillyMac
Lack Of Consistency ...

We have about 325 guys on our local board and also have about 325 different player control foul signals.
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 23, 2020, 07:15pm
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By BillyMac
The Buckeye State ...

Man, you Ohio guys are really serious about your signals.

Still waiting for Mark T. DeNucci, Sr. to chime in. I bet he can't wait to yank my chain.
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 23, 2020, 07:09pm
Replies: 20
Views: 565
Posted By BillyMac
Handsome Reward ...

Correct.

4.44.5 SITUATION B: A1 dives for a loose ball and slides after gaining control. A1 is in a position either on his/her back or stomach. What can A1 do without violating? RULING: It is ......
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 23, 2020, 05:15pm
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By BillyMac
Last Split Second Fouls ...

Speculating, but if they had previously decided that a player could not score and/or not to count any tip way from the basket, maybe they were mostly looking only for fouls in the last 0.2 seconds?...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 23, 2020, 02:15pm
Replies: 20
Views: 565
Posted By BillyMac
And Run With It ...

As the young'uns say, "My bad".

I really believed that someone would take the bait.
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 23, 2020, 02:11pm
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By BillyMac
Let's Go To The Videotape ...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/B2fyHCuH8ss" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 23, 2020, 02:05pm
Replies: 20
Views: 565
Posted By BillyMac
Handsomely ...

Just a little quiz for fun (and the continued education of Forum young'uns).

Remember, one will be rewarded handsomely.
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 23, 2020, 01:33pm
Replies: 20
Views: 565
Posted By BillyMac
I'll Take Rare Exceptions for $200 Alex ...

I didn't think that is was necessary for me to put these in the form of a question.

Anybody know either, or both, of these "rare exception" situations?

First correct answers will be rewarded...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 23, 2020, 11:24am
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By BillyMac
For The Record ...

5-2-5: When play is resumed with a throw-in or free throw and threetenths
(.3) of a second or less remains on the clock, a player may not gain
control of the ball and try for a field goal. In this...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 23, 2020, 11:22am
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By BillyMac
History Lesson ...

There will be a quiz tomorrow.

Who’s Trent Tucker? And Why Is There A Basketball Rule Named After Him?

In high school basketball the “Trent Tucker Rule” disallows any "catch and shoot" shot...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 23, 2020, 11:02am
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By BillyMac
Devil's Advocate ...

I can't, but I'll be happy to speculate as the Devil's advocate.

Afterward, the referee seems to be explaining his ruling to the table, gesturing with two hands. Perhaps he believed that the...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 23, 2020, 10:44am
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By BillyMac
A Truly Rare Bird ...

I wonder how many officials have had such a situation and ruled correctly?

5-7-4: Once the ball becomes live in the extra period, it will be
played even though a correction in the fourth quarter...
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