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Forum: Basketball Today, 03:20pm
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Posted By bucky
I do not dispute your objective evidence and...

I do not dispute your objective evidence and points. I am simply saying that it (the manual definition) is very inefficient, inconsistent, and not what the writers meant.

Doing an internet...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jul 11, 2019, 02:02pm
Replies: 30
Views: 671
Posted By bucky
Good point Bob. Consistent? Yes, but not in the...

Good point Bob. Consistent? Yes, but not in the most efficient way. To be even more efficient and more consistent, strong side should be defined the same way for everyone. Too bad the manual editors...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jul 10, 2019, 08:24pm
Replies: 30
Views: 671
Posted By bucky
Correct, this is where the manual is wrong. The...

Correct, this is where the manual is wrong. The writers, and only the writers, defined it by an official, whereas everyone else (unless your an official reading the manual) defines it by where the...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jul 10, 2019, 03:23pm
Replies: 30
Views: 671
Posted By bucky
Strong side is ball and L side. Simple. It...

Strong side is ball and L side. Simple.

It doesn't matter if 2-ref or 3-ref. It doesn't matter if 2 bigs are in low post opposite side of the ball. L can still officiate them and, if not due to...
Forum: Basketball Sun Jun 09, 2019, 09:35pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,505
Posted By bucky
I think it should be a delayed violation until...

I think it should be a delayed violation until any player on the floor gains control or the next dead ball, whichever comes first. On a put back like a tip dunk, review after ball goes through hoop...
Forum: Basketball Tue Jun 04, 2019, 02:38pm
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By bucky
I recall the play quite vividly and discussed it...

I recall the play quite vividly and discussed it with my dad. We rewound it and watched in slo mo of course. This happens most frequently, IMO, in the NBA. I never understand why the officials do not...
Forum: Basketball Tue May 28, 2019, 06:05pm
Replies: 34
Views: 703
Posted By bucky
You are not quite understanding the case. He...

You are not quite understanding the case. He throws it to himself while having OOB status. There is no violation in this. It would be a violation if they threw the ball, stepped IB, and was the first...
Forum: Basketball Tue May 28, 2019, 12:45pm
Replies: 34
Views: 703
Posted By bucky
Great point Jrut. Let's focus on the norms. ...

Great point Jrut. Let's focus on the norms.

Now, for weirdos like me that can't let stuff go....

You indicated "..have either violated by making a pass or..." How is it a violation by making a...
Forum: Basketball Mon May 27, 2019, 10:31pm
Replies: 68
Views: 1,262
Posted By bucky
I understand both sides but lean toward the idea...

I understand both sides but lean toward the idea that originally, officials indeed were not going to split hairs on whether a dribbler was touching the ball while touching the BC.

Now, perhaps...
Forum: Basketball Mon May 27, 2019, 10:00pm
Replies: 34
Views: 703
Posted By bucky
JRut (and others) - How would you respond to my...

JRut (and others) - How would you respond to my case play? Thoughts?


"Team B scores a basket. During the subsequent throw-in, your 5-second count is at 4 and A1 and A2 are out of bounds behind...
Forum: Basketball Fri May 24, 2019, 08:06am
Replies: 34
Views: 703
Posted By bucky
Not after a made basket.

Not after a made basket.
Forum: Basketball Thu May 23, 2019, 11:29pm
Replies: 34
Views: 703
Posted By bucky
I see your point however the OP neither had a...

I see your point however the OP neither had a fumble nor a muff. The OP indicated 3 times that the inbounder included a pass.

Let's try this: Team B scores a basket. During the subsequent...
Forum: Basketball Tue May 14, 2019, 10:02pm
Replies: 68
Views: 1,262
Posted By bucky
I will say it regarding situations like this. ...

I will say it regarding situations like this.

You quoted it as "the ball touches the floor on the dribble in the backcourt."

"On the dribble" is the key phrase for me. If it did not return to...
Forum: Basketball Mon May 13, 2019, 04:54pm
Replies: 68
Views: 1,262
Posted By bucky
The poster did when he indicated...

The poster did when he indicated "dribbling";)
Forum: Basketball Mon May 06, 2019, 09:03pm
Replies: 82
Views: 2,982
Posted By bucky
I am one of the very few that point and by point...

I am one of the very few that point and by point I mean holding two fingers down towards where it occurred. Others will, when it is a two-point shot but close to a three, immediately and adamantly...
Forum: Basketball Fri May 03, 2019, 03:49pm
Replies: 82
Views: 2,982
Posted By bucky
+1 however I do not necessarily hold it for a...

+1 however I do not necessarily hold it for a great amount of time, maybe about a second. I just point, and in some cases, ever so slightly, bend/lean towards the location.
Forum: Basketball Thu May 02, 2019, 07:36pm
Replies: 82
Views: 2,982
Posted By bucky
You rally don't need the second part. Your arms...

You rally don't need the second part. Your arms will come down by default anyway.;)

Given your officiating prowess, I am surprised that the coach used the word "tonight" in your example.:D
Forum: Basketball Thu May 02, 2019, 03:11pm
Replies: 175
Views: 4,959
Posted By bucky
Yes, "have", but the point is the same. I have...

Yes, "have", but the point is the same. I have never done it and have never seen any other referee tell anybody to have the teams notified. Never.




Um, I thought you (NFHS) did when you...
Forum: Basketball Wed May 01, 2019, 07:21pm
Replies: 175
Views: 4,959
Posted By bucky
You could have something there. As a player...

You could have something there. As a player (captain), I was always discouraged by the meeting as it took preparation time from me and the content of what was said we already heard too many times. It...
Forum: Basketball Wed Apr 24, 2019, 11:41am
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By bucky
Not sure why it would not trickle down to HS...

Not sure why it would not trickle down to HS level. Schools are always desperate for $.
Forum: Basketball Mon Apr 22, 2019, 04:06pm
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By bucky
Yes, from the point of view of NFHS, not the NBA....

Yes, from the point of view of NFHS, not the NBA.

The NBA even called it a travel so there must have been some sort of update....unless everyone on the forum that said the last move was not a...
Forum: Basketball Sun Apr 21, 2019, 11:34pm
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By bucky
That was kinda the point. A MS/HS ref would be...

That was kinda the point. A MS/HS ref would be all over these as travels but yet no one blinks if it is in the NBA. Then you have everything in between. The level of disparity is amazing.

Was...
Forum: Basketball Sun Apr 21, 2019, 08:09pm
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By bucky
Found it: ...

Found it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sa83IndTJp8

Go to 11:27 of video.
Forum: Basketball Sun Apr 21, 2019, 04:59pm
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By bucky
Vid request - Traveling in NBA vs others

Video request for Warriors vs Clippers on ABC. With 4:34 left in the 4th quarter, KD controls a loose ball, travels, and passes to AI, who travels, and scores. Classic!

Found it:
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Forum: Basketball Wed Apr 17, 2019, 12:50pm
Replies: 175
Views: 4,959
Posted By bucky
For players, it is a generally accepted...

For players, it is a generally accepted requirement and they need to get warm for reasons that do not govern anyone else. Strangely, many do not wear them at halftime. I agree, that if we wear...
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