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Forum: Basketball Today, 02:22pm
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By BillyMac
Can Go A Few Ways ...

You can always just ignore it and possibly discuss at halftime, or after the game, or ...

Immediate private on court conversation.

You: "What did you see on that?"
Partner: "Ball hit the back...
Forum: Basketball Today, 02:11pm
Replies: 64
Views: 1,328
Posted By BillyMac
Say It Ain't So (Weezer, 1994) ...

For the kids? Please say it ain't so.

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Forum: Basketball Today, 11:48am
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By BillyMac
Always Listen To bob ...

9-2-7: Throwin: The thrown ball shall not enter the basket before it touches or
is touched by another player.

9-4: A player shall not travel with the ball, as in 4-44, intentionally kick it, as...
Forum: Basketball Today, 11:36am
Replies: 64
Views: 1,328
Posted By BillyMac
Middle Schools ...

Two big changes for me this season. I retired from my day job and made myself available for mid-afternoon middle school and freshman games. And, due to arthritis and a bone spur in my ankle, I turned...
Forum: Basketball Yesterday, 08:15pm
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By BillyMac
Double Foul ...

4.19.8 SITUATION E: A1 has control of the ball in Team A's frontcourt. Post players A5 and B5 are pushing each other in an attempt to gain a more advantageous position on the block while (a) A1 is...
Forum: Basketball Yesterday, 08:09pm
Replies: 82
Views: 2,016
Posted By BillyMac
Mighty Mouse Is On The Way ...

For you young'uns, it's, "Here I come to save the day".

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Forum: Basketball Yesterday, 08:02pm
Replies: 64
Views: 1,328
Posted By BillyMac
Two Minute Drill ...

Last time I checked, the game was more than two minutes long.

Your shot clock would lead to more decisions in general, exactly the point of my post, really didn't need your quote, I hope that you...
Forum: Basketball Yesterday, 05:32pm
Replies: 64
Views: 1,328
Posted By BillyMac
Less Decisions ???

Less decisions? I know little about shot clocks because Connecticut only uses shot clocks for varsity private prep school games, but it seems to me that anything that speeds up the game will make it...
Forum: Basketball Yesterday, 02:53pm
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By BillyMac
Dead Ball ???

"Attempt"? Has the ball been released?

If not, Continuous motion is of significance only when there is a personal or technical foul by B after the trying or tapping motion by A1 is started and...
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 14, 2019, 05:14pm
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By BillyMac
Good Point, If It's An Airborne Shooter ...

6-7: The ball becomes dead, or remains dead, when:
ART. 5 An officialís whistle is blown (see exceptions a and b below).
ART. 7 A foul, other than player-control or team-control, occurs (see...
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 14, 2019, 02:54pm
Replies: 82
Views: 2,016
Posted By BillyMac
Work On The Upper Floors ...

Not here in my little corner of Connecticut it won't, especially in varsity games. Our assigner and evaluators expect officials to adjust to changing game situations, sometimes based on time and...
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 14, 2019, 12:48pm
Replies: 82
Views: 2,016
Posted By BillyMac
4% Neanderthal DNA ...

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Watch out. I've got a club and I know how to use it.
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 14, 2019, 12:45pm
Replies: 64
Views: 1,328
Posted By BillyMac
Back Up The Moving Van ...

Here in overly expensive and overly taxed Connecticut, we always hear about how cheap it is to live down South. Maybe now I know why?
...
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 14, 2019, 12:20pm
Replies: 64
Views: 1,328
Posted By BillyMac
Table Crew ...

Fixed it, and added table crew.
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 14, 2019, 12:15pm
Replies: 82
Views: 2,016
Posted By BillyMac
Fine And Dandy ...

That may be all fine and dandy until one gets to the last minutes of a close game. Intentional fouls? Fouls to simply stop the clock? Deliberate off ball fouls? Delay of game? Strategic timeouts?...
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 14, 2019, 12:05pm
Replies: 64
Views: 1,328
Posted By BillyMac
Worst ... Idea ... Ever ...

Absolutely horrible idea. To expect teams/coaches/players/table crew/officials that have played twenty games with no shot clock to suddenly be expected to play and adjust to one is utter nonsense.
...
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 14, 2019, 11:34am
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By BillyMac
We Don't Call Anticipated Violations ...

Disagree. The player is shooting at the correct basket, and if the foul comes before the violation it's still a legitimate shot attempt, a bad legitimate shot attempt, but nevertheless a legitimate...
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 14, 2019, 10:13am
Replies: 64
Views: 1,328
Posted By BillyMac
Theme From Shaft (1971) ...

In the words of Isaac Hayes, "Shut your mouth".
Forum: Basketball Sun Jan 13, 2019, 05:41pm
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By BillyMac
Insulin Pumps ...

In the same email blast with the GPS ankle bracelet interpretation was an interpretation for insulin pumps.

Legal by order of our state interscholastic sports governing body, no paperwork needed...
Forum: Basketball Sun Jan 13, 2019, 02:23pm
Replies: 105
Views: 2,270
Posted By BillyMac
It's True, It's True ...

Officiating high school basketball. So easy a caveman can do it.
Forum: Basketball Sun Jan 13, 2019, 02:05pm
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By BillyMac
And The Horse You Rode In On ...

I guess that I'll be getting on my horse and going to another rodeo.
Forum: Basketball Sun Jan 13, 2019, 01:31pm
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By BillyMac
Metaphor Sunday ...

Be patient, like a roll of toilet paper, the end of the roll goes a lot faster than the beginning of the roll.
Forum: Basketball Sun Jan 13, 2019, 01:22pm
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By BillyMac
Just Because Our Governor Lives There ...

Greenwich is in New York State, actually a sixth borough of New York City, it's not in Connecticut.

Sure they vote in Connecticut elections, and they pay taxes to Connecticut, but they all...
Forum: Basketball Sun Jan 13, 2019, 07:37am
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By BillyMac
Sign Of The Apocalypse ...

We have just been informed by both the our local interpreter and our state interpreter that players must be allowed to play with GPS ankle bracelets. If the coach doesn't have the paperwork from our...
Forum: Basketball Sun Jan 13, 2019, 07:19am
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By BillyMac
Unilaterally Inconsistent ...

I still try to be consistent with my partner, but some partners are so unilaterally inconsistent, it's impossible for their partners to mirror them.
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