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Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 17, 2019, 12:18pm
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By ChuckS
Rule 4-19-4 gives a little guidance: ...

Rule 4-19-4 gives a little guidance:

"unacceptable conduct".... and "extreme or persistent, vulgar or abusive conduct"
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 14, 2019, 04:51pm
Replies: 91
Views: 2,294
Posted By ChuckS
I totally agree with 50/50 calls benefitting the...

I totally agree with 50/50 calls benefitting the team getting killed. But when I started, I would have veteran partners give the ball to that team to start the 4th Q, even though the arrow favored...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 10, 2019, 09:16am
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By ChuckS
Fashion Police Update

Hot off the presses:

"The NJSIAA has ruled that when the head band with 2 inch tails is worn... the tails can be tucked between the individuals head and head band. If there is religious headgear...
Forum: Basketball Mon Dec 31, 2018, 12:23pm
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By ChuckS
"Greater responsibility for contact"

I may have been calling a play wrong. A1 dribbling quickly from BC to FC, B1 establishes LGP about 10 feet ahead of A1, two feet from the sideline. A1 is able to pass B1 (both running by now), but in...
Forum: Basketball Tue Dec 25, 2018, 11:49am
Replies: 27
Views: 821
Posted By ChuckS
Think of a block as "I don't really want to work...

Think of a block as "I don't really want to work then, but if the assignor is in a bind, I might be able to"....and a firm block is "I am on vacation, or otherwise 100% unavailable".

But I agree -...
Forum: Basketball Fri Dec 14, 2018, 12:07pm
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By ChuckS
Last year I called a kicked ball on team A...

Last year I called a kicked ball on team A (offense) as T, point to the throw-in spot for Team B, and my partner gives me that look. He tells me that I am wrong, it is Team A ball, only kicked ball...
Forum: Basketball Thu Nov 15, 2018, 01:43am
Replies: 127
Views: 3,734
Posted By ChuckS
As you said, not a valid reason, but he appeared...

As you said, not a valid reason, but he appeared to be fouled by the kid he assaulted, on an airball 3-pt attempt just prior. I had to replay the video several times and stop it, but if you do that,...
Forum: Basketball Sat Nov 03, 2018, 06:11pm
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By ChuckS
I lived on Long Island in the early 70s, and the...

I lived on Long Island in the early 70s, and the only way to watch home Jets or Giants games was Channel 3 (New Haven) or Channel 20 (UHF-Waterbury) - I may not have the cities correct. The famous...
Forum: Basketball Fri Nov 02, 2018, 07:51am
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By ChuckS
IAABO Exam #19

Billy's not the only one getting questions wrong!

"Thrower-in A-1 reaches the ball through the plane of the boundary line and, with his/her free hand, intentionally pushes defender B-1. The...
Forum: Basketball Fri Nov 02, 2018, 07:35am
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By ChuckS
Oh, sorry, duh, I misread your post!

Oh, sorry, duh, I misread your post!
Forum: Basketball Thu Nov 01, 2018, 08:50pm
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By ChuckS
If it passes over the top, it is a violation....

If it passes over the top, it is a violation. (7-1-2b)
Forum: Basketball Mon Jun 04, 2018, 08:06am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,444
Posted By ChuckS
Ejected coach doesn't leave immediately

I have read past threads about how to handle an ejected coach who refuses to leave, and most say to try to avoid a forfeit at all costs, which I totally understand. But those examples were for a HS...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jun 01, 2018, 07:31am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By ChuckS
Because they deemed that James was moving into...

Because they deemed that James was moving into Durant. I think it's awful that they can review a judgement call like that, but I don't watch much NBA, and that's the way they have the rules set up.
Forum: Basketball Mon May 07, 2018, 07:33am
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By ChuckS
Excellent questions, just one typo, a missing...

Excellent questions, just one typo, a missing "to" (Rule 7, Q7):

Official rules an alternating possession throwin shall be used resume play in this situation.
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 27, 2018, 07:29pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By ChuckS
Yes, that is what happened. Here is the link: ...

Yes, that is what happened. Here is the link:
...
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 27, 2018, 08:47am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,050
Posted By ChuckS
Agreed, but at some point, the delay and search...

Agreed, but at some point, the delay and search for precision goes too far.



Not just fans, but it kills the flow of the game, and gives extended time-outs to both teams. I am sure there have...
Forum: Basketball Mon Mar 26, 2018, 11:48am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,050
Posted By ChuckS
Wow...sorry!:eek:

Wow...sorry!:eek:
Forum: Basketball Mon Mar 26, 2018, 11:04am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,050
Posted By ChuckS
My best recollection is about 50 seconds...

My best recollection is about 50 seconds remaining in 2nd Half.
Forum: Basketball Mon Mar 26, 2018, 09:41am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,050
Posted By ChuckS
Duke/Kansas OOB in Last Minute

During my perusing the archives, I came across this (from 2012):

Q. Any pointers on improving OOB calls?

A. Sell it.

I bring this up because in the final minute (regulation) of last...
Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 25, 2018, 10:16am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,342
Posted By ChuckS
And you are not seeing the biosphere for the...

And you are not seeing the biosphere for the forest. It sets a dangerous precedent to change a call based on what a player says. We have all read sad stories of a firefighter who is found guilty of...
Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 25, 2018, 06:55am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,342
Posted By ChuckS
This is misguided. Your whole premise is flawed,...

This is misguided. Your whole premise is flawed, by assuming that the player is 100% correct. This is not about the egos of officials, or not recognizing good character in a player. It's about the...
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 23, 2018, 02:41pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,342
Posted By ChuckS
Happened to me in the last month. I did not...

Happened to me in the last month. I did not change my call, since I did not feel it would be proper to do so based on player information (whether it would benefit their team or not). Slippery slope -...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 14, 2018, 01:46pm
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By ChuckS
No...thank YOU! I can't imagine how much time it...

No...thank YOU! I can't imagine how much time it takes for you to do this!
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 08, 2018, 06:56am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,108
Posted By ChuckS
To all those who say “just make your free...

To all those who say “just make your free throws”, you are missing the point. The problem in basketball is that the penalty does not fit the crime. In baseball, if a fielder obstructs a runner, the...
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 02, 2018, 03:40pm
Replies: 27
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Views: 1,375
Posted By ChuckS
The consensus here in the past has been to have...

The consensus here in the past has been to have less tolerance for nonsense at the lower levels.
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