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Forum: Basketball Fri Apr 03, 2009, 01:38pm
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By ma_ref
Rather than held ball/oob, why isn't this a...

Rather than held ball/oob, why isn't this a travelling violation instead?
Forum: Basketball Wed Apr 01, 2009, 08:19am
Replies: 56
Views: 7,374
Posted By ma_ref
lol...ditto. I'm going to dinner at my in-laws...

lol...ditto. I'm going to dinner at my in-laws this weekend and cannot make it either.
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 24, 2009, 12:45pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,430
Posted By ma_ref
Isn't this an oxymoron?

Isn't this an oxymoron?
Forum: Basketball Mon Mar 23, 2009, 10:47am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,128
Posted By ma_ref
Granted we're talking YouTube quality here, but...

Granted we're talking YouTube quality here, but go watch the real-time speed of the dunk at the beginning of the clip, and tell me you, or any of the 3 officials, could have honestly seen him...
Forum: Basketball Sat Mar 14, 2009, 05:48pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,221
Posted By ma_ref
As you say, going up with the ball a good deal of...

As you say, going up with the ball a good deal of the time will result in a shot, but not always...I've seen many times kids go up for what should be a shot, then see the nearby defender and dish it...
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 13, 2009, 02:43pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,221
Posted By ma_ref
Agree. If I'm on clock duty, there's no way on...

Agree. If I'm on clock duty, there's no way on Earth I'm signaling the attempt at the end of a quarter/game when it's not going to count anyway. The half second delay I take to debate...
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 12, 2009, 01:04pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,524
Posted By ma_ref
What school is this, and when are you working...

What school is this, and when are you working there next? :D
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 12, 2009, 08:32am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,524
Posted By ma_ref
This is very true, but even a broken clock is...

This is very true, but even a broken clock is right twice a day...
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 12, 2009, 08:24am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,524
Posted By ma_ref
1 question from the article: "If a backboard...

1 question from the article:

"If a backboard is broken with a dunk in a game, Mount said there is a technical called, but it is not a forfeit."

Don't have my rule book handy, so is this another...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 11, 2009, 01:53pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,247
Posted By ma_ref
Temporarily forgetting about the argument made...

Temporarily forgetting about the argument made for the amount of time necessary for a player to secure control of the ball versus when the clock starts, anybody think about the obvious point of how...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 11, 2009, 08:26am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By ma_ref
Yes. NCAA Rule 10-6-1e (Men): Class B...

Yes. NCAA Rule 10-6-1e (Men):

Class B Technical infractions:
"A technical foul shall be assessed to a player or a substitute for the following infractions:
- A team member dunking or...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 11, 2009, 08:12am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By ma_ref
OP, just curious...why do you think this wouldn't...

OP, just curious...why do you think this wouldn't warrant a T?

The only reason I could think of would be if the player was deaf and didn't hear the whistle, then I might cut them some slack, but...
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 10, 2009, 08:19am
Replies: 14
Views: 943
Posted By ma_ref
Very key word here. I do think she meant this to...

Very key word here. I do think she meant this to be a motivational statement and to get her team fired up, but because of various NCAA and state/federal rules on gambling, if her team loses I...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 04, 2009, 11:35am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,332
Posted By ma_ref
We don't do this because of 2 reasons: First,...

We don't do this because of 2 reasons:
First, you're making a call you're not sure of, and hoping your partner saw something different and will bail you out if you're incorrect. If the scrum for...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 04, 2009, 10:40am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,332
Posted By ma_ref
My suggestion would be to not do this. Ever. ...

My suggestion would be to not do this. Ever. This is what separates us from the spectators. Spectators make calls based on what they think they see. Referees make calls based on what we actually...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 20, 2009, 01:54pm
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By ma_ref
I've gotten a lot worse from a coach. A lot of...

I've gotten a lot worse from a coach. A lot of which cannot be repeated here...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 20, 2009, 12:02pm
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By ma_ref
Correct. At that point, both she and the ball...

Correct. At that point, both she and the ball have established themselves in the FC. Think of another situation: I'm standing near a sideline. I hold the ball over the line a good 2-3 feet. That...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 20, 2009, 11:30am
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By ma_ref
Although it doesn't change the ruling for the...

Although it doesn't change the ruling for the play, for rule-technicality-sake, the ball still has back court status at this point in time. Just because the ball may be being held on the FC side of...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 19, 2009, 03:50pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By ma_ref
That's something I would address with the AD/site...

That's something I would address with the AD/site admin. Coaches shouldn't have to do that.
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 19, 2009, 09:33am
Replies: 48
Views: 2,980
Posted By ma_ref
I think it's time to find another line of work if...

I think it's time to find another line of work if you are even remotely considering the above option...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 06, 2009, 10:09am
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By ma_ref
Why is this even a question? Sounds like a...

Why is this even a question? Sounds like a textbook PC to me. Unless the lead saw something different, shame on them for watching the clock and not having the gusto to make a call right before the...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 05, 2009, 04:30pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By ma_ref
If I recall correctly from my social study...

If I recall correctly from my social study classes, I think neanderthals did something similar before they went to war with an invading tribe...but I haven't heard of anything like this for the last...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 04, 2009, 11:09am
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By ma_ref
Aren't all games which go into OT close by...

Aren't all games which go into OT close by definition? Close, as in tied? :D
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 04, 2009, 11:04am
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By ma_ref
I think you've answered your own question. The...

I think you've answered your own question. The contact, and the resulting bodies on the floor may not look pretty, but from the way you describe it, it's a no-call.
Forum: Basketball Mon Feb 02, 2009, 03:10pm
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By ma_ref
So is that the death penalty followed by ball at...

So is that the death penalty followed by ball at mid-court? Or death penalty followed by POI?
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