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Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 03, 2019, 08:33am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,269
Posted By Paintguru
Ahh karma, thy name is Rutgers!

Ahh karma, thy name is Rutgers!
Forum: Basketball Mon Feb 11, 2019, 07:14am
Replies: 79
Views: 2,301
Posted By Paintguru
True, but I feel like the addition of the book...

True, but I feel like the addition of the book warning gives officials enough tools to deal with coaches in a non-confrontational manner. Once a T is necessary, I have no issue with the added...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 07, 2019, 08:05am
Replies: 82
Views: 3,073
Posted By Paintguru
Nah, they just both sat on one side, even as the...

Nah, they just both sat on one side, even as the ball came up the floor and was swung to the far side, away from them. Never switched once in the 1.5 quarters I watched. Granted, it was a middle...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 06, 2019, 07:57am
Replies: 82
Views: 3,073
Posted By Paintguru
I'm pretty sure I do all four to some degree. ...

I'm pretty sure I do all four to some degree. Signals are meant to communicate information. IMO, as long as that information is being communicated, most should be fine with it. Obviously there are...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 17, 2019, 07:46am
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By Paintguru
For me, typically if the language is not...

For me, typically if the language is not personally directed at me ("That's a #$*#(* foul!"), but still falls under the foul language category and is public in nature, I go simple T. If it is quiet...
Forum: Basketball Sat Jan 12, 2019, 10:30am
Replies: 17
Views: 789
Posted By Paintguru
I mostly agree with this. I'm only in year 2 of...

I mostly agree with this. I'm only in year 2 of my basketball refereeing career, so I've worked exclusively 2-man. I enjoy the running and active role that I feel I play, but one thing I do...
Forum: Basketball Sun Dec 30, 2018, 09:21pm
Replies: 17
Views: 697
Posted By Paintguru
Completely agree with this assessment.

Completely agree with this assessment.
Forum: Basketball Thu Nov 29, 2018, 07:25am
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By Paintguru
Agreed. #3 I could perhaps debate as a no-call.

Agreed. #3 I could perhaps debate as a no-call.
Forum: Basketball Wed Nov 14, 2018, 07:03am
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By Paintguru
No there isn't, but one needs to establish some...

No there isn't, but one needs to establish some criteria for what is enough to prevent a player from releasing the ball on the try vs. a touch of the ball that the shooter still has the ability to...
Forum: Basketball Tue Nov 13, 2018, 07:59am
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By Paintguru
This came up at our association meeting last...

This came up at our association meeting last night and the instructor posed the question of when this becomes a held ball. He contended that it was when the upward momentum of the shooter has been...
Forum: General / Off-Topic Wed Aug 22, 2018, 12:33pm
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By Paintguru
Usually $3-6 per official/year, with extra costs...

Usually $3-6 per official/year, with extra costs for things like direct deposit and text messaging.

Thanks Bob, glad to hear horizon is liked, it does seem like a good deal.
Forum: General / Off-Topic Wed Aug 22, 2018, 06:24am
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By Paintguru
Assigning software/platform

I'm taking over umpire assigning duties for our youth rec baseball league, and I'm looking to assigning software/platforms for the spring. We have about 50-70 umpires and probably 400-500 games for...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jul 12, 2018, 07:31am
Replies: 83
Views: 3,760
Posted By Paintguru
IUgrad92 is spot on. Do the teachers or other...

IUgrad92 is spot on. Do the teachers or other school personnel disengage the student or charge back at them?

Self-defense, in my mind, is an action needed to eliminate an immediate danger to...
Forum: Basketball Thu Apr 12, 2018, 06:37pm
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By Paintguru
Remind me never to read the comments on a Fox...

Remind me never to read the comments on a Fox News story...eh, just make it comments on all stories....
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 28, 2018, 05:07pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By Paintguru
Even worse. "We can't even run our own...

Even worse. "We can't even run our own tournament correctly, but if we screw up....sucks to be you!!!"

Further reflection does make me think that for how often basketball rules are misapplied,...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 28, 2018, 05:53am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By Paintguru
I don't see how you don't go back and replay the...

I don't see how you don't go back and replay the last 8.3 seconds. I would feel less inclined to do so if, as ODog stated, the officials told the team he was out of timeouts, even though he wasn't. ...
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 27, 2018, 07:09am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,903
Posted By Paintguru
Bang-bang play, but PCF in my mind.

Bang-bang play, but PCF in my mind.
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 27, 2018, 07:07am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,233
Posted By Paintguru
Sorry, but replay is there to get obvious errors...

Sorry, but replay is there to get obvious errors corrected, not to slow plays down frame by frame to judge the last millimeter that someone touched a ball. A time limit is needed, because if it...
Forum: Basketball Mon Mar 26, 2018, 10:22am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,233
Posted By Paintguru
I would argue there was not enough evidence to...

I would argue there was not enough evidence to overturn that call (and I was cheering for Kansas as it kept my son's bracket in contention). I think a call on the floor needs to be made there one...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 21, 2018, 10:38am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,222
Posted By Paintguru
Don't get me started on this! I understand...

Don't get me started on this! I understand college is becoming financially inaccessible for many, but to bank on your kid getting a scholarship from sports seems insane to me. This is nowhere worse...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 21, 2018, 06:48am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,222
Posted By Paintguru
One of the biggest reasons I have minimal...

One of the biggest reasons I have minimal interest in my kids playing travel/highly competitive sports is the other parents. If my kids show potential and real interest on their own, sure, I'd put...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 14, 2018, 06:57am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,912
Posted By Paintguru
Another follow-up story with a few more details. ...

Another follow-up story with a few more details. I actually like how this was handled.

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/apology-accepted-violent-shove-went-viral-220515827.html
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 13, 2018, 04:53pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,836
Posted By Paintguru
Only watched once, but I'd go no call as well.

Only watched once, but I'd go no call as well.
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 13, 2018, 06:35am
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By Paintguru
Yeah someone make that happen! :)

Yeah someone make that happen! :)
Forum: Basketball Mon Mar 12, 2018, 06:31am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By Paintguru
I still think Bill Raftery is one of the best on...

I still think Bill Raftery is one of the best on color. He will question particular calls, but not in an excessive way and not regularly, and often will praise a good call. I can appreciate an...
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