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Forum: Basketball Sun Sep 15, 2019, 04:05pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,715
Posted By bucky
I will be using Nike Lebron XVI low in triple...

I will be using Nike Lebron XVI low in triple black. Very comfortable but not very breathable.
Forum: Basketball Mon Sep 02, 2019, 10:46pm
Replies: 64
Views: 2,610
Posted By bucky
Reminds me of the classic Van Halen concert in...

Reminds me of the classic Van Halen concert in New Haven. (This thread just became 96% irrelevant.)
Forum: Basketball Mon Sep 02, 2019, 10:40pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,591
Posted By bucky
Sooo, on bad days you can touch your toes? Hmmm.:p

Sooo, on bad days you can touch your toes? Hmmm.:p
Forum: Basketball Tue Aug 27, 2019, 02:57pm
Replies: 64
Views: 2,610
Posted By bucky
Theoretically, are not all corners the same...

Theoretically, are not all corners the same infinitesimal size? Putting little or another adjective in front of it seems like an oxymoron. ;)
Forum: Basketball Wed Aug 14, 2019, 11:29pm
Replies: 33
Views: 916
Posted By bucky
Yea, I can hear it now as the ball goes out of...

Yea, I can hear it now as the ball goes out of bounds between two players...

"Blue....V-neck" and then moments later on another play.."Blue...scoop neck" or better yet "Blue...with helvetica font...
Forum: Basketball Wed Aug 14, 2019, 09:56pm
Replies: 33
Views: 916
Posted By bucky
I did not indicate that they would forfeit. I...

I did not indicate that they would forfeit. I disagreed with your sentiment that the coach would simply take a T and the game would continue. If there are 2 teams with same-colored jerseys, more will...
Forum: Basketball Mon Aug 12, 2019, 12:00pm
Replies: 33
Views: 916
Posted By bucky
That is the case whereby jersey colors are...

That is the case whereby jersey colors are different enough. In the case of 2 teams having the same colored jerseys, I disagree. (wasn't that what happened in OP? I wasn't gonna wait for the page to...
Forum: Basketball Sat Aug 10, 2019, 09:51pm
Replies: 33
Views: 916
Posted By bucky
A facility like that and there were not any other...

A facility like that and there were not any other white jerseys? There needs to be a review of accommodations as far as the rule is concerned. That's one thing about NFHS, find some garbage shirt...
Forum: Basketball Tue Jul 23, 2019, 12:38pm
Replies: 16
Views: 461
Posted By bucky
IMO, it is a HTBT play. It comes down to the...

IMO, it is a HTBT play. It comes down to the judgement of the official. The official has to judge previous play, the actions that led to it, player's general attitude, intent, body language, etc. BM...
Forum: Basketball Sun Jul 21, 2019, 01:28pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,303
Posted By bucky
Apparently MTD has never been to Rome.;)

Apparently MTD has never been to Rome.;)
Forum: Basketball Tue Jul 16, 2019, 11:08pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,303
Posted By bucky
My entire career has been based on repeated...

My entire career has been based on repeated teachings for L to:

mirror the ball unless play dictates otherwise.


Play that might dictate otherwise includes ping-ponging in a zone, recognizing...
Forum: Basketball Mon Jul 15, 2019, 08:48pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,303
Posted By bucky
No, they should change it to match everyone's...

No, they should change it to match everyone's understanding.



No, because officials do not use it. You are changing the scenario from a shared term by more than one group to a term used by one...
Forum: Basketball Mon Jul 15, 2019, 03:20pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,303
Posted By bucky
I do not dispute your objective evidence and...

I do not dispute your objective evidence and points. I am simply saying that it (the manual definition) is very inefficient, inconsistent, and not what the writers meant.

Doing an internet...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jul 11, 2019, 02:02pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,303
Posted By bucky
Good point Bob. Consistent? Yes, but not in the...

Good point Bob. Consistent? Yes, but not in the most efficient way. To be even more efficient and more consistent, strong side should be defined the same way for everyone. Too bad the manual editors...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jul 10, 2019, 08:24pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,303
Posted By bucky
Correct, this is where the manual is wrong. The...

Correct, this is where the manual is wrong. The writers, and only the writers, defined it by an official, whereas everyone else (unless your an official reading the manual) defines it by where the...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jul 10, 2019, 03:23pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,303
Posted By bucky
Strong side is ball and L side. Simple. It...

Strong side is ball and L side. Simple.

It doesn't matter if 2-ref or 3-ref. It doesn't matter if 2 bigs are in low post opposite side of the ball. L can still officiate them and, if not due to...
Forum: Basketball Sun Jun 09, 2019, 09:35pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,749
Posted By bucky
I think it should be a delayed violation until...

I think it should be a delayed violation until any player on the floor gains control or the next dead ball, whichever comes first. On a put back like a tip dunk, review after ball goes through hoop...
Forum: Basketball Tue Jun 04, 2019, 02:38pm
Replies: 18
Views: 587
Posted By bucky
I recall the play quite vividly and discussed it...

I recall the play quite vividly and discussed it with my dad. We rewound it and watched in slo mo of course. This happens most frequently, IMO, in the NBA. I never understand why the officials do not...
Forum: Basketball Tue May 28, 2019, 06:05pm
Replies: 34
Views: 847
Posted By bucky
You are not quite understanding the case. He...

You are not quite understanding the case. He throws it to himself while having OOB status. There is no violation in this. It would be a violation if they threw the ball, stepped IB, and was the first...
Forum: Basketball Tue May 28, 2019, 12:45pm
Replies: 34
Views: 847
Posted By bucky
Great point Jrut. Let's focus on the norms. ...

Great point Jrut. Let's focus on the norms.

Now, for weirdos like me that can't let stuff go....

You indicated "..have either violated by making a pass or..." How is it a violation by making a...
Forum: Basketball Mon May 27, 2019, 10:31pm
Replies: 68
Views: 1,467
Posted By bucky
I understand both sides but lean toward the idea...

I understand both sides but lean toward the idea that originally, officials indeed were not going to split hairs on whether a dribbler was touching the ball while touching the BC.

Now, perhaps...
Forum: Basketball Mon May 27, 2019, 10:00pm
Replies: 34
Views: 847
Posted By bucky
JRut (and others) - How would you respond to my...

JRut (and others) - How would you respond to my case play? Thoughts?


"Team B scores a basket. During the subsequent throw-in, your 5-second count is at 4 and A1 and A2 are out of bounds behind...
Forum: Basketball Fri May 24, 2019, 08:06am
Replies: 34
Views: 847
Posted By bucky
Not after a made basket.

Not after a made basket.
Forum: Basketball Thu May 23, 2019, 11:29pm
Replies: 34
Views: 847
Posted By bucky
I see your point however the OP neither had a...

I see your point however the OP neither had a fumble nor a muff. The OP indicated 3 times that the inbounder included a pass.

Let's try this: Team B scores a basket. During the subsequent...
Forum: Basketball Tue May 14, 2019, 10:02pm
Replies: 68
Views: 1,467
Posted By bucky
I will say it regarding situations like this. ...

I will say it regarding situations like this.

You quoted it as "the ball touches the floor on the dribble in the backcourt."

"On the dribble" is the key phrase for me. If it did not return to...
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