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Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 17, 2004, 08:02pm
Replies: 29
Views: 9,933
Posted By BigDave
When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar coached in Phoenix a few...

When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar coached in Phoenix a few years back, I had his team in a local tourney. Shook his hand and his fingertips almost touched my elbow! :)
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 05, 2004, 11:52pm
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By BigDave
Thumbs down http://www.cnn.com/2004/US/Central/02/05/referees....

http://www.cnn.com/2004/US/Central/02/05/referees.bitten.ap/index.html
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 05, 2004, 09:54pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,139
Posted By BigDave
Re: Very simple

Jeff, I share that exact same philosophy. Well put.
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 05, 2004, 06:16pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,074
Posted By BigDave
Nope. His name is Cliff Myrick and he has lived...

Nope. His name is Cliff Myrick and he has lived in Tucson most of his life.
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 04, 2004, 08:28pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,074
Posted By BigDave
I had the pleasure last night of working with a...

I had the pleasure last night of working with a guy in our association that has been officiating basketball for 53 years. He's 76 and still moves pretty well. We had a girls varsity game and he did...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 30, 2004, 04:21pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,463
Posted By BigDave
When was the 3 pt line added to the high school...

When was the 3 pt line added to the high school game? I'm thinking 1988, but not sure.

I got some money on this, so get it right! :)
Forum: Basketball Tue Dec 30, 2003, 08:27pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,528
Posted By BigDave
I've worked many, many church league games. The...

I've worked many, many church league games. The above statement is the most accurate thing I have ever seen posted. Classic. :)
Forum: Basketball Wed Dec 24, 2003, 11:53am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,163
Posted By BigDave
Arizona

We are strictly 2-whistle at all levels until the state tournament. Those games are 3-whistle.
Forum: Basketball Sun Dec 21, 2003, 05:00pm
Replies: 51
Views: 2,700
Posted By BigDave
Re: this is significant

Tim, from your response above, it appears that you truly believe YOUR way is the best way. Let me tell you, as an evaluator if you don't show some flexibility, you will be tuned out more so than not....
Forum: Basketball Wed Dec 17, 2003, 10:48pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,808
Posted By BigDave
Hey, I was having a boring night. Wanted to spice...

Hey, I was having a boring night. Wanted to spice things up a bit. :)
Forum: Basketball Wed Dec 17, 2003, 08:52pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,808
Posted By BigDave
I agree we are not language monitors, but taking...

I agree we are not language monitors, but taking care of profanity IS our responsibility. It is unsportsmanlike and definitely deserving of a T.

What if the player misses a lay up and runs back...
Forum: Basketball Sun Dec 14, 2003, 11:36am
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By BigDave
A1 is dribbling and then loses control of the...

A1 is dribbling and then loses control of the ball. The ball is bouncing and A1 is using her body to shield B1 from gaining possession. A1 then uses her hip to bump the ball to A2.

Is this legal?...
Forum: Basketball Wed Dec 03, 2003, 07:58pm
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By BigDave
Isn't the lady that punched the coach someone's...

Isn't the lady that punched the coach someone's kid?
Forum: Basketball Wed Dec 03, 2003, 12:53am
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By BigDave
Give the offense the option. If they pass, play...

Give the offense the option. If they pass, play on.
Forum: Basketball Wed Nov 19, 2003, 06:17pm
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By BigDave
bump

bump
Forum: Basketball Tue Nov 18, 2003, 07:54pm
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By BigDave
Question Hi, All. There used to be a really nice...

Hi, All.

There used to be a really nice pregame checklist on Jon Levinson's Officiating page that was available for download. I checked it out and that link is now gone. :)

Anybody have a good...
Forum: Basketball Tue Nov 18, 2003, 02:38pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,533
Posted By BigDave
I've always been taught that a "T" is used to...

I've always been taught that a "T" is used to make the game better. In this sitch, I don't see the justification for Ting the coach unless it was a blatant attempt to interfere with the pass.
Forum: Basketball Fri Nov 14, 2003, 02:35am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,184
Posted By BigDave
The original post said if he "runs his *** over"....

The original post said if he "runs his *** over". I'd call that an advantage.
Forum: Basketball Thu Nov 13, 2003, 07:46pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,184
Posted By BigDave
With the new rule, the offensive player can plow...

With the new rule, the offensive player can plow him and it is always a block.
Forum: Basketball Sat Nov 08, 2003, 07:16pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,194
Posted By BigDave
Tim, I can definitely understand where you are...

Tim, I can definitely understand where you are coming from, but isn't this totally against what we as officials do? We make sure games are played fairly and <b>by the rules</b>. I believe the right...
Forum: Basketball Fri Nov 07, 2003, 07:13pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,194
Posted By BigDave
Re: That's the way i read it also

Can you clarify this? If you don't know where his feet were, how do you know if he was inbounds or not?
Forum: Basketball Fri Nov 07, 2003, 11:36am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,194
Posted By BigDave
Stew, this simply isn't required. The rule states...

Stew, this simply isn't required. The rule states that if the defender is OOB, it's a block. No need for a discussion.
Forum: Basketball Fri Nov 07, 2003, 02:24am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,194
Posted By BigDave
Exactly. Our state commissioner (who is also on...

Exactly. Our state commissioner (who is also on the National committee) says that if a foot is OOB, it is a block every time. It doesn't matter if the kid has been standing there all night. Based on...
Forum: Basketball Wed Nov 05, 2003, 12:45am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,296
Posted By BigDave
You'll have to excuse Padgett. He sits down. :)

You'll have to excuse Padgett. He sits down. :)
Forum: Basketball Mon Oct 20, 2003, 08:46pm
Replies: 69
Views: 3,233
Posted By BigDave
Hmmmmmmmmm

We had our season-beginning meeting/clinic yesterday and this rule change was discussed. It was presented to us that once a defender has established legal guarding position, he then has the right to...
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