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Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 21, 2008, 07:44am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,554
Posted By Kostja
Thanks, Jay, you are right. I am European and I...

Thanks, Jay, you are right. I am European and I work in a professional league over here. I understand that showing up 90 minutes before a highschool game might be overkill, yet I think it is...
Forum: Basketball Tue Dec 18, 2007, 05:14am
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By Kostja
http://sr.basketball-bund.net/Video.php

http://sr.basketball-bund.net/Video.php
Forum: Basketball Tue Dec 18, 2007, 04:31am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,554
Posted By Kostja
What's your typical pre-game routine? Here...

What's your typical pre-game routine?

Here is what we do:

90 minutes before tip-off - meet partners, change into referee uniform, small talk
80 minutes before tip-off - pre-game conference,...
Forum: Basketball Mon Apr 09, 2007, 02:48pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,228
Posted By Kostja
nicht abrufbar ...

means "access denied" ... probably depending on your IP number :confused:

Maybe the EuroLeague doesn't want Americans watching their players and/or referees. :rolleyes:

Anyway, thanks for...
Forum: Basketball Mon Apr 09, 2007, 01:42pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,228
Posted By Kostja
What's your call? - Video

Hey, I have just found this video of top 10 plays from the EuroLeague ... Please, tell me what you think about #7 (travel) and #5 (violation by the ft shooter) ... And if you want to comment on the...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 21, 2007, 02:20pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,113
Posted By Kostja
Yes, because by definition the shot ends as soon...

Yes, because by definition the shot ends as soon as it hits the rim, and GT and BI only apply to shot situations.
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 20, 2007, 02:11pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,113
Posted By Kostja
It can be fun, though!

It is still basketball, after all. The game you love (I hope). And by the way, I would like to have more FIBA related rules talk here on the forum :D

CU in FIBA land ...

Kostja
Forum: Football Tue Mar 20, 2007, 09:21am
Replies: 0
Views: 2,331
Posted By Kostja
NASO Sports Officiating Summit - Officiating and Technology

I just found out about this event held by NASO last year. Did anyone on this forum attend this event or happens to know someone who did? If so, I would be glad to hear from you (PM me).

Thanks a...
Forum: Baseball Tue Mar 20, 2007, 09:20am
Replies: 0
Views: 2,712
Posted By Kostja
NASO Sports Officiating Summit - Officiating and Technology

I just found out about this event held by NASO last year. Did anyone on this forum attend this event or happens to know someone who did? If so, I would be glad to hear from you (PM me).

Thanks a...
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 20, 2007, 09:19am
Replies: 0
Views: 2,840
Posted By Kostja
NASO Sports Officiating Summit - Officiating and Technology

I just found out about this event held by NASO last year. Did anyone on this forum attend this event or happens to know someone who did? If so, I would be glad to hear from you (PM me).

Thanks a...
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 01, 2007, 03:33pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By Kostja
Oh, yes! Coming from Europe, I was really...

Oh, yes! Coming from Europe, I was really surprised how polite and classy everybody was. I haven't met a single coach who yelled at me while I refereed in Vancouver!
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 23, 2007, 09:01am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By Kostja
Hey Jake, Welcome to the forum. 5 years ago...

Hey Jake,

Welcome to the forum. 5 years ago I spent a couple of months in Vancouver and I even got to referee high school games there. Maybe we have refereed together or attended the same referee...
Forum: Basketball Tue Feb 20, 2007, 04:18am
Replies: 81
Views: 5,223
Posted By Kostja
I think that I am in pretty good shape and I am...

I think that I am in pretty good shape and I am only 28. Still, when I work two games on a weekend (professional ball with a couple of thousand people in the stands) I feel really exhausted after the...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 15, 2007, 10:27am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,025
Posted By Kostja
I have been refereeing since I was 17 years old....

I have been refereeing since I was 17 years old. Now I'm 28 and I don't think I have mastered refereeing, even though I referee on a professional level in my country.

As many before me said, it is...
Forum: Basketball Sun Feb 11, 2007, 11:01pm
Replies: 62
Views: 3,616
Posted By Kostja
Thanks for the clarification. I never even...

Thanks for the clarification. I never even thought about someone "playing defense" out of bounds :D To me this looks just as weird as playing defense behind the backboard oder underneath the basket ;)
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 09, 2007, 07:52pm
Replies: 62
Views: 3,616
Posted By Kostja
Why is that question such a big deal, really?...

Why is that question such a big deal, really? There is a philosophy (HS as I understood it) that a player control foul should be called regardless of the position of the defender ... So, if that's...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 09, 2007, 10:24am
Replies: 101
Views: 4,836
Posted By Kostja
You are right. Nobody said anything like this. ...

You are right. Nobody said anything like this.



You are right again. When I refereed a couple of games in HS in Canada I also didn't want to stay in these locker rooms longer than necessary ......
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 08, 2007, 03:27pm
Replies: 101
Views: 4,836
Posted By Kostja
Interesting discussion. I do agree that it helps...

Interesting discussion. I do agree that it helps a great deal to talk about situations, calls, etc. after games. But why is it not part of your regular routine to sit down with your partners for 15...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 26, 2007, 09:55am
Replies: 92
Views: 4,431
Posted By Kostja
Interesting discussion. Under FIBA rules...

Interesting discussion.

Under FIBA rules there is no such thing as a blarge. So, what do we do if something like that happens? First of all we always make a decision for one foul, block or charge....
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 19, 2007, 07:44pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,692
Posted By Kostja
I know you talked about overtime only, but...

I know you talked about overtime only, but Scrapper said something about a game that ended 4-2 after regulation.

Ok, so where did you referee until you had to finish? By the way, I'm really sorry...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jan 17, 2007, 06:46pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,692
Posted By Kostja
I have never seen a game where neither team would...

I have never seen a game where neither team would score in double digits, but there was a game in a women's national cup competition a couple of years ago, where a professional team rolled over an...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jan 10, 2007, 08:11pm
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By Kostja
If the ball is passed to him from the frontcourt...

If the ball is passed to him from the frontcourt it is a violation, if the ball is coming from the backcourt it is ok, though.
Forum: Basketball Fri Dec 08, 2006, 08:09am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,128
Posted By Kostja
For those of you who want to see more: Search...

For those of you who want to see more: Search youtube.com for "paok zvezda", since one team involved was Paok Saloniki of Greece and the other Red Star Belgrade (zvezda = star) ...
Forum: Basketball Tue Nov 28, 2006, 11:00pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,105
Posted By Kostja
That's his buddy, who looked exactly the same...

That's his buddy, who looked exactly the same during warm-up, but wore socks ...
http://www.worldbowl.org/images/BBL/rek-nypbs/164_6453.jpg
Forum: Basketball Tue Nov 28, 2006, 10:54pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,105
Posted By Kostja
tights or socks - how do you know what they're wearing

Rules over here do not allow players to wear tights, but knee-high socks and baggy shorts are alright. So how do you find out what a player is wearing when you can't see any skin?!

The guy in the...
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