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Forum: Basketball Wed Jun 08, 2005, 12:29am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,715
Posted By totalnewbie
I was you last year. I went nuts and bought a...

I was you last year. I went nuts and bought a bunch of stuff. Here are a few thoughts:

Sansabelt are the best IMHO.

Dont worry about the silly rubber belt. Just get a pair of compression...
Forum: Basketball Tue Feb 22, 2005, 05:51pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,716
Posted By totalnewbie
[hey Grant, this is the part where the senior...

[hey Grant, this is the part where the senior guys descend into little inside jokes back and forth and the question doesnt actually get discussed any more :)
Forum: Basketball Tue Feb 22, 2005, 02:27pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,083
Posted By totalnewbie
Coach That was a refreshing post. I'm sure...

Coach

That was a refreshing post. I'm sure there are plenty of good coaches out there like you who get peeved at the cheesy coaches and fans too. Thanks!

Clark
Forum: Basketball Tue Feb 22, 2005, 01:54pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,716
Posted By totalnewbie
no need to even get to the offensive BI is there?...

no need to even get to the offensive BI is there? the T made it a dead ball so the basket couldnt have counted anyway, right?
Forum: Basketball Tue Feb 22, 2005, 01:53pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,716
Posted By totalnewbie
what does that matter? its a T, so you shoot 2...

what does that matter? its a T, so you shoot 2 and the opponent gets the ball at the division line opposite. no need to even go to the arrow. am i missing something?
Forum: Basketball Tue Feb 22, 2005, 01:52pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,491
Posted By totalnewbie
I'm with big on this. In my line of work you get...

I'm with big on this. In my line of work you get reporters getting stuff wrong in the press all the time (it is unbelievable actually how wrong they get it) and sometimes it makes you look bad. My...
Forum: Basketball Tue Feb 22, 2005, 01:49pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,716
Posted By totalnewbie
How about this: T for hanging on the rim,...

How about this:

T for hanging on the rim, the dunk after is irrelevant (though it sure makes your T look good).

No different than a guy lobing up a shot after the play is dead. You dont want...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 18, 2005, 08:16pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,944
Posted By totalnewbie
BackInTheSaddle- Could you send that article...

BackInTheSaddle-

Could you send that article to me, please? I think my email link is activated. Just send it there.

Thanks!!!

Clark
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 18, 2005, 08:14pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,944
Posted By totalnewbie
I had this happen to me. I took the coaches...

I had this happen to me.

I took the coaches aside before the game. I told them I would be solo. I told them they would get 110% out of me but that there were most likely going to be things that I...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 18, 2005, 08:03pm
Replies: 78
Views: 4,571
Posted By totalnewbie
1. For goodness sake, no. 2. Heck no. 3....

1. For goodness sake, no.
2. Heck no.
3. No, but we are cognizant of whether or not a player has 4 fouls. On the 5th foul, that player is disqualified and there are very particular steps that...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 17, 2005, 03:52pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,813
Posted By totalnewbie
By the way, that article is great. I am going to...

By the way, that article is great. I am going to print out a couple of copies and put them in my bag :)

I'm starting a local league tonite (because the season is essentially over and I just dont...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 17, 2005, 03:48pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,813
Posted By totalnewbie
Camron I agree with you that lots of people...

Camron

I agree with you that lots of people think those two things are fouls when they are not.

But lots of people are wrong about lots of stuff. Traveling in the NBA for example. Have you...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 16, 2005, 04:18pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,021
Posted By totalnewbie
:) Yeah, they lick alright. But again, the...

:) Yeah, they lick alright.

But again, the phrase "State" is usually applied to the second-tier public university system in a particular state. "U of..." is usually the first-tier, most...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 16, 2005, 04:13pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,813
Posted By totalnewbie
I know there are no fouls called "reaching" and...

I know there are no fouls called "reaching" and "over the back" but the phrases themselves can describe illegal contact.

(Disclaimer 1: please dont tell me, I already know, I wont use those terms...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 16, 2005, 03:50pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,021
Posted By totalnewbie
Many states have multiple tiers of public...

Many states have multiple tiers of public universities with each type of school having a different aim and focus.

Generally the universities not bearing the word "State" are the flagship research...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 09, 2005, 01:37am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,210
Posted By totalnewbie
By the way, I finally had the pleasure of working...

By the way, I finally had the pleasure of working a 3 man game (actually I got to work on the Thomas & Mack main floor in Vegas, it was so cool! but that's another story).

It was my first real 3...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 09, 2005, 01:25am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,024
Posted By totalnewbie
I saw a BLARGE tonite, boys Varsity, 3 man crew. ...

I saw a BLARGE tonite, boys Varsity, 3 man crew.

Drive into the lane from the perimeter, shot/crash.

Two whistles. C had a call and L had a call. C whistled and very enthusiastically showed a...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 09, 2005, 01:19am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,210
Posted By totalnewbie
Southern Nevada: 3 man at Varsity boys and girls,...

Southern Nevada: 3 man at Varsity boys and girls, 2 man for JV and below.

However, smaller schools can, by agreement, use 2 man. Some 1A schools (small private religious ones usually) dont have...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 09, 2005, 01:07am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,541
Posted By totalnewbie
At the end of a very brief captain's meeting...

At the end of a very brief captain's meeting (good sportsmanship, etc), my partner closed with the "You guys dont miss any shots and we wont miss any calls. Good luck."

I loved it. I thought it...
Forum: Basketball Sun Feb 06, 2005, 02:13am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,024
Posted By totalnewbie
Gotcha. Is that the approved college...

Gotcha.

Is that the approved college mechanic?

Sounds like a good argument for the use of the fist. :)

Clark
Forum: Basketball Sun Feb 06, 2005, 12:08am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,024
Posted By totalnewbie
If both officials go up with a fist, how does...

If both officials go up with a fist, how does anyone know that one has a block and one has a charge?

When I have a double whistle, I defer to my partner if his whistle came a split second before...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 03, 2005, 12:34am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By totalnewbie
I'm not sure what avocation was denegrated. ...

I'm not sure what avocation was denegrated.

Clark
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 02, 2005, 07:52pm
Replies: 62
Views: 3,310
Posted By totalnewbie
I love Chevy Chase as Clark W. Griswold. :) But...

I love Chevy Chase as Clark W. Griswold. :) But again, a fictional character. This consumer action guy, luckily, is not me.

The main benefit of being named Clark is that when someone says your...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 02, 2005, 07:42pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By totalnewbie
Legal ethics is up there with military...

Legal ethics is up there with military intelligence. :)

See, even laywers bust on lawyers.

Clark
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 02, 2005, 04:43pm
Replies: 0
Views: 616
Posted By totalnewbie
Hey, I know you two worked in Vegas. I have an...

Hey, I know you two worked in Vegas. I have an important question about a game I just got for this Saturday.

Can either of you please email me. I just activated my email link in my profile so if...
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