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Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 28, 2018, 12:11pm
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By SamIAm
The truth be told, I should have read your post a...

The truth be told, I should have read your post a bit farther and slower. I don't post on here often and now you see why.
Forum: Basketball Mon Feb 26, 2018, 12:40pm
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By SamIAm
Very, very hard to do as the ball is dead on the...

Very, very hard to do as the ball is dead on the foul.
Forum: Baseball Wed May 17, 2017, 10:47am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,693
Posted By SamIAm
Stump the ump

R1, R2, R3 - 1 Out - inning of your choice. Batter swings hard for strike 2. Batter's helmet comes off and falls in front of catcher. F2 mishandles the pitch and it falls in the dirt just out of...
Forum: Basketball Sun Jan 15, 2017, 10:35pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,315
Posted By SamIAm
From where did V2 jump, front court or back...

From where did V2 jump, front court or back court?
(There are 4 baseline corners from which you throw the ball towards half court and the ball could go into the back court).
Forum: Basketball Mon Dec 21, 2015, 03:37pm
Replies: 47
Views: 3,111
Posted By SamIAm
Buzzer to end game sounds and this assistant goes...

Buzzer to end game sounds and this assistant goes after my partner before we leave the court and follows us into the hallway.

These two statement do not seem to agree.

I left the visual...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jun 24, 2015, 03:00pm
Replies: 49
Views: 3,962
Posted By SamIAm
A1 gains control of the ball with both knees ...

A1 gains control of the ball with both knees

Sounds like a kicking violation to me. You probably meant "A1 gains control of the ball while both knees are on the ground..."
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 20, 2015, 10:22pm
Replies: 60
Views: 3,426
Posted By SamIAm
From a former official (me) - I see a try with...

From a former official (me) - I see a try with contact between arm of shooter and defender's arm with defender trying to contest the shot with arms forward and up (outside defender's verticality). ...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 18, 2015, 01:24pm
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By SamIAm
A bit of help please. At what point in this clip...

A bit of help please. At what point in this clip does the offensive player's action become illegal. The worst action I see is A2 stopping.
Forum: Basketball Wed Jan 21, 2015, 12:34pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,260
Posted By SamIAm
9-10 hours each way from El Paso or Dalhart,...

9-10 hours each way from El Paso or Dalhart, 11-12 hours from Perryton.
Forum: Basketball Wed Oct 08, 2014, 07:52am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,690
Posted By SamIAm
I seem to recall re-tosses in jump ball...

I seem to recall re-tosses in jump ball situations where the ball was tossed poorly. (This is not the original topic, and not a big issue, but never and always, are highly suspect.)

What is used...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 26, 2014, 11:19am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,253
Posted By SamIAm
From a different angle - Can you look at...

From a different angle -

Can you look at this as the wrong player shoots the free throws. It wasn't the coach or players who sent the 'wrong player' to the line.
Forum: Basketball Tue Feb 18, 2014, 02:43pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By SamIAm
How is the official to know whether or not B1...

How is the official to know whether or not B1 directs unsporting comments towards the fans? Sure, he might hear the comments, but in the latest example with Mr. Smart, the official would have had to...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 31, 2014, 02:48pm
Replies: 81
Views: 4,071
Posted By SamIAm
Rich, you said - "If your state or your...

Rich, you said -
"If your state or your association makes this decision, fine.

If you're making this decision on your own, you're a loose cannon."

Perhaps I mis-understood you. I will edit...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 31, 2014, 08:37am
Replies: 81
Views: 4,071
Posted By SamIAm
Nevada, A lot of people over time have been...

Nevada,

A lot of people over time have been discouraged from acting or speaking-up for good and just causes. I encourage you to continue.
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 30, 2014, 12:51pm
Replies: 81
Views: 4,071
Posted By SamIAm
Noun[edit] No. I compared being called a...

Noun[edit]


No. I compared being called a loose cannon early in a 'cause', which is an attempt to shout down/discourage Nevada's point, to the same negative reactions these persons faced for...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 30, 2014, 09:32am
Replies: 81
Views: 4,071
Posted By SamIAm
You are in good company Nevada: Martin Luther,...

You are in good company Nevada: Martin Luther, Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, Rosa Parks, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Forum: Basketball Wed Jan 29, 2014, 08:52am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,388
Posted By SamIAm
How long would you allow A1 to pin the ball to...

How long would you allow A1 to pin the ball to the floor from an inbound pass in the backcourt before you start your ten second count?
Forum: Basketball Wed Jan 15, 2014, 05:18pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,921
Posted By SamIAm
From the "He caught it and flipped it in one...

From the "He caught it and flipped it in one motion with one hand." part of your description, - No Basket due to catch.
Forum: Basketball Sat Dec 21, 2013, 09:33am
Replies: 0
Views: 623
Posted By SamIAm
Game Report 12/21/2013

Texas 5A VG-VB, 3-man, officials work both games. Boys game begins about 12 minutes after the girls. No officials at the 10 minute mark. At about the 6 minute mark, I noticed the scorer copying...
Forum: Basketball Wed Dec 18, 2013, 09:32am
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By SamIAm
No question. In my "game reports", I try to post...

No question. In my "game reports", I try to post events about which others post or events that were interesting or unusual, but not make the post to wordy. For some of the games I go to, there is...
Forum: Basketball Tue Dec 17, 2013, 01:10pm
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By SamIAm
SamIAm 8th Grade Game Report 12/12/2013

The good guys won, it was not a close game, but there were a couple of interesting officiating events.

A1's gets a bloody nose, no contact, he just gets them sometimes. I presume the dry air was...
Forum: Basketball Fri Dec 13, 2013, 09:20am
Replies: 55
Views: 3,321
Posted By SamIAm
That is stupid. He is the moderator. Part of his...

That is stupid. He is the moderator. Part of his purpose is to read posts. (Please pardon the punctuation).
Forum: Basketball Tue Jul 02, 2013, 04:22pm
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By SamIAm
I disagree. How is this different from a2 being...

I disagree. How is this different from a2 being screened along the baseline, then going oob to avoid a collision?

Whether the ball handler or not, going oob to avoid contact with a defender,...
Forum: Basketball Tue Jul 02, 2013, 03:40pm
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By SamIAm
How about this, I will take this off-topic thread...

How about this, I will take this off-topic thread and turn it back to basketball.
In that illegal dribble thread with a1 going OOB to avoid the defender then coming back to continue the illegal...
Forum: Basketball Thu Apr 18, 2013, 03:37pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,618
Posted By SamIAm
Is it an OOB vioation for the dribbler to touch...

Is it an OOB vioation for the dribbler to touch the back of the backboard?

How about the supporting cables on basketball goals? The ball can go around the cables in any direction without a...
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