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Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 21, 2018, 11:56am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By rotationslim
FWIW-- he may actually be wrong--

but we wont admit it to ourselves. How often do we have P&R level kids that are just obnoxious, that "deserve" a foul every now and then. For him to say we never target kids is probably...
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 16, 2018, 07:25am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,357
Posted By rotationslim
Nightmare scenario

at midway through second period there are FOUR people ON the floor. The HC, what may be an assistant, standing with one foot on the floor.. and two standing spectators at the end of the bench...
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 09, 2018, 08:02am
Replies: 102
Views: 4,305
Posted By rotationslim
Thought this was interesting

I started telling this story my boy who rides the pine on a good HS Varsity team in the midwest. I got to the ".3 on the clock" part and he jumped in and said-- "they can only tap it then". I...
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 08, 2018, 06:06pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,026
Posted By rotationslim
Wait-- wait-- you are back hanging out in a...

Wait-- wait-- you are back hanging out in a thread you have already said has no value-- why waste your time!

And just so you konw-- I am just the opposite. My goals officiating a game are,...
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 08, 2018, 05:08pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,026
Posted By rotationslim
I completely disagree--- But I appreciate your...

I completely disagree--- But I appreciate your thoughtful and reasoned defense of the current system. You present an eloquent argument.
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 08, 2018, 05:05pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,026
Posted By rotationslim
Just a hint: when a thread title is quixotic as...

Just a hint: when a thread title is quixotic as "fixing basketball" you may want to use your common sense and know without even opening it that it isnt about nuts and bolts "officiating". Maybe...
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 08, 2018, 03:12pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,026
Posted By rotationslim
for those not clicking on that link--

here is the radical proposal to do away with the end of game foolishness. It is a fascinating idea:

eliminate the game clock from crunch time. The clock would vanish after the first stoppage...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 07, 2018, 02:59pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,026
Posted By rotationslim
you wasted your time posting about my posts that...

you wasted your time posting about my posts that posts about wasting time.
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 07, 2018, 11:37am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,026
Posted By rotationslim
Couple of points here-- EVERYTHING on his board...

Couple of points here-- EVERYTHING on his board is pointless. That is why I like it. Second-- an integral part of my post and the discussion is calling intentional fouls.. that is us.

And if...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 07, 2018, 08:41am
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By rotationslim
thing that sets that other play above all other...

thing that sets that other play above all other amazing buzzer beaters is the redemption against all odds. Star was a goat for missing 2 FT's (probably missed first then intentional on second, but...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 07, 2018, 08:38am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,026
Posted By rotationslim
Not under any delusion that this thread will be...

Not under any delusion that this thread will be taken seriously be any bball power brokers-- just like hearing from like minds on topics-- its very interesting and expands my points of view on rules...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 07, 2018, 08:26am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,026
Posted By rotationslim
No need for drama-- lets let good basketball play...

No need for drama-- lets let good basketball play decide the contest. In my mind good basketball play includes speed and power and flow and playmaking with the ball. None of those count for...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 07, 2018, 08:20am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,026
Posted By rotationslim
That is the point of my post. Basketball should...

That is the point of my post. Basketball should end condoning fouling on purpose. The very act of committing a foul is acting outside the rules, that is why we blow the whistle and punish them. ...
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 06, 2018, 01:39pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,026
Posted By rotationslim
Make the (intentional foul) calls!

Make the (intentional foul) calls!
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 06, 2018, 01:23pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,026
Posted By rotationslim
That is very true, sometimes there are legitimate...

That is very true, sometimes there are legitimate fouls at the end of the game that just come from aggressive, good play. But there are also a lot of times when a ball is inbounded and the...
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 06, 2018, 01:20pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,026
Posted By rotationslim
not being a smart-ass, interested in knowing why...

not being a smart-ass, interested in knowing why you think that? What about that would make it worse?
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 06, 2018, 01:14pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,026
Posted By rotationslim
but none of those "desperation" strategies...

but none of those "desperation" strategies involve intentional breaking of the rules, and none of those stop the clock every 3 seconds and make the last 30 seconds of a game last twenty minutes. ...
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 06, 2018, 09:20am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,026
Posted By rotationslim
Basketball Needs To Be Fixed

The last two minutes of most games is atrocious. I cant think of another sport where the over-riding driver of one of the teams on the floor is to deliberately break the rules again and again. ...
Forum: Basketball Mon Mar 05, 2018, 02:32pm
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By rotationslim
Can I just say--

that may be the greatest play in all off High School Basketball history

High stakes-- State championship
star athlete fails at the line when he could have tied it.
Steals inbound pass-- has...
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 01, 2018, 12:37pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,167
Posted By rotationslim
assuming facts not in evidence-- he could be a...

assuming facts not in evidence-- he could be a visiting team in that gym, who's unique layout and space makes such idiocy possible.

and how could you not T the guy, never before has there been a...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 23, 2018, 11:34am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,549
Posted By rotationslim
also for context--

The game had had excellent sportsmanship by both team, both coaches behaving themselves before the phone call, and continued with the acting head coach, plus game was not close. Those two factors...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 23, 2018, 11:19am
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By rotationslim
no---

it is actual suspenders that go over your shoulders. You sew little attach points into inside of your waistband, then connect the suspenders to the pants THRU the shirt. go to link to see it. ...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 23, 2018, 10:43am
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By rotationslim
I know my post sounds like satire

but it actually do wear those invispenders, and they actually work. They actually lock the shirt to pants, and prevents the shirt from coming untucked as well as keep pants up.
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 23, 2018, 10:33am
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By rotationslim
Belt Problem SOLVED.

Without a belt my pants fall down. Simple fact for my middle aged body type. BUT, I have found a solution. I actually wear invisaspenders They are a suspenders that you wear under your tucked...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 23, 2018, 08:56am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,549
Posted By rotationslim
strange/sad situation in game last night

Varsity game. Home AD takes a call on his cell phone. While on the phone AD works his way over to visitor bench and hands his phone to head coach. She is shocked, but takes the call behind the...
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