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Forum: Basketball Today, 09:43pm
Replies: 46
Views: 776
Posted By Raymond
I don't like reviewing rule differences in free...

I don't like reviewing rule differences in free games because the conversations delve off too much into what the rule is in the level we're not working that night. My experience is that officials...
Forum: Basketball Today, 03:23pm
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By Raymond
So, we are still at the same spot we were when...

So, we are still at the same spot we were when the initial changed was announced. I'm still trying to figure out which element of 9-9-1 this exception pertains to.
Forum: Basketball Yesterday, 04:23pm
Replies: 46
Views: 776
Posted By Raymond
There's nothing wrong with that. That's...

There's nothing wrong with that. That's appropriate considering the environment in which you work.

But I know quite a few officials who would be offended if somebody were to assume that they...
Forum: Basketball Yesterday, 03:52pm
Replies: 46
Views: 776
Posted By Raymond
Unless I'm working with a friend, my partners at...

Unless I'm working with a friend, my partners at either level do not know that I work in the other level. I don't bring up HS when I'm in a college locker room. In my HS locker rooms, I know the HS...
Forum: Basketball Yesterday, 07:32am
Replies: 46
Views: 776
Posted By Raymond
Why weren't officials calling Technical Fouls for...

Why weren't officials calling Technical Fouls for this behavior?



Well, that is not "Connecticut only". It's in the Virginia pre-season NFHS rules clinic every year.
Forum: Basketball Yesterday, 07:23am
Replies: 46
Views: 776
Posted By Raymond
It's very presumptuous for any official to assume...

It's very presumptuous for any official to assume his/her partner needs a reminder about which rule set is being used.

In a HS pre-game, discuss HS mechanics, rules, and signals. In a college...
Forum: Basketball Mon Jul 16, 2018, 12:39pm
Replies: 46
Views: 776
Posted By Raymond
Only officials in the Nutmeg state can do this...

Only officials in the Nutmeg state can do this mechanic? :confused:
Forum: Basketball Fri Jul 13, 2018, 02:16pm
Replies: 83
Views: 2,254
Posted By Raymond
We just this week had a court case where a...

We just this week had a court case where a homeowner got jail time b/c he continued to shoot at intruders after they had retreated to their vehicle and were leaving the premises.
Forum: Basketball Fri Jul 13, 2018, 08:03am
Replies: 182
Views: 7,595
Posted By Raymond
Correct. And all pregame conversations I've been...

Correct. And all pregame conversations I've been involved in concerning avoiding blarges always include statements about officials posting without giving a preliminary.
Forum: Basketball Thu Jul 12, 2018, 09:55am
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By Raymond
Good luck with this. I would be generous if I...

Good luck with this. I would be generous if I were to say 5% of my partners in 2-man games have done this mechanic properly.
Forum: Basketball Thu Jul 12, 2018, 08:15am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,885
Posted By Raymond
Good stuff. Work on getting sideline oriented at...

Good stuff. Work on getting sideline oriented at the 28' line in the Trail. It takes you off the court and forces you focus on your primary and take your eyes off the ball. It also leaves you in...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jul 12, 2018, 07:37am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,885
Posted By Raymond
What kind of feedback did you receive at MBOA?...

What kind of feedback did you receive at MBOA? Any particular on-court stuff you were suggested to work on? Was Al Battista there?
Forum: Basketball Thu Jul 12, 2018, 07:26am
Replies: 83
Views: 2,254
Posted By Raymond
I've seen plenty of videos of minors being...

I've seen plenty of videos of minors being manhandled, punched, or forcefully put to the ground by adults in scholastic environments. In those situations I've never heard that the children should be...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jul 11, 2018, 09:35pm
Replies: 83
Views: 2,254
Posted By Raymond
Again, I think we're holding these officials to a...

Again, I think we're holding these officials to a higher standard than we hold other people who are in positions of authority during situations like this.

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Forum: Basketball Wed Jul 11, 2018, 03:55pm
Replies: 182
Views: 7,595
Posted By Raymond
After posting and making eye contact, we...

After posting and making eye contact, we simultaneously gave conflicting signals (block & PC). We got together and reported both.
Forum: Basketball Wed Jul 11, 2018, 03:25pm
Replies: 182
Views: 7,595
Posted By Raymond
I've never seen a blarge where the official...

I've never seen a blarge where the official didn't confer before reporting.
Forum: Basketball Wed Jul 11, 2018, 03:11pm
Replies: 182
Views: 7,595
Posted By Raymond
Well, the only "blarge" I've ever been directly...

Well, the only "blarge" I've ever been directly involved in was not a fast break or even a play in the paint going to the basket. Happened 9 years ago in my 1st season of college officiating. I was...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jul 11, 2018, 02:39pm
Replies: 182
Views: 7,595
Posted By Raymond
I've never witnessed or heard of that happening...

I've never witnessed or heard of that happening with any officials I've come in contact with.
Forum: Basketball Wed Jul 11, 2018, 02:09pm
Replies: 83
Views: 2,254
Posted By Raymond
There is a point after the first attack that the...

There is a point after the first attack that the situation could have ended without further incident.

That being said, I believe some here are holding these basketball officials to a higher...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jul 11, 2018, 12:39pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,885
Posted By Raymond
The best literature on NCAA-W's mechanics can be...

The best literature on NCAA-W's mechanics can be found in the NCAA-Women's CCA Manual. The best feedback you'll get is in an NCAA-Women's camp.

BTW, have you attending any of your scheduled camps...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jul 11, 2018, 07:25am
Replies: 182
Views: 7,595
Posted By Raymond
So I guess b/c we have a new member who likes to...

So I guess b/c we have a new member who likes to asks a whole bunch of questions, JAR is now going to regurgitate the double foul nonsense only he adheres to. :rolleyes:
Forum: Basketball Tue Jul 10, 2018, 07:24am
Replies: 83
Views: 2,254
Posted By Raymond
This case will die quietly. The incident...

This case will die quietly. The incident happened in Georgia and the team is from Chicago. I doubt there will be extradition for a bunch of juveniles for what will amount to basic assault charges.
Forum: Basketball Mon Jul 09, 2018, 07:53am
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By Raymond
You're trying to absorb too much information. ...

You're trying to absorb too much information. You need to get to camp and let us know what your feedback is. All the other questions you are asking can be answered by acquiring the proper...
Forum: Basketball Sun Jul 08, 2018, 08:26am
Replies: 34
Views: 783
Posted By Raymond
We're not confused. We stopped caring a long time...

We're not confused. We stopped caring a long time ago.

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Forum: Basketball Thu Jul 05, 2018, 04:35pm
Replies: 34
Views: 783
Posted By Raymond
I have a new interpretation: If over 25% of...

I have a new interpretation:

If over 25% of the responses in a thread are from BillyMac, the question has already been adequately answered for everyone else.
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