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Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 23, 2017, 01:21pm
Replies: 56
Views: 4,853
Posted By hoopguy
UCF Knights!!! We finally got a team worth...

UCF Knights!!!

We finally got a team worth watching.
Thank you Johnny Dawkins!!

Not the NCAA but best UCF team, maybe ever.
I never understood why they did not hire a good coach at what
is...
Forum: Basketball Mon Mar 13, 2017, 12:35pm
Replies: 49
Views: 3,545
Posted By hoopguy
Duke vs UNC 7:55 second half

scramble for the ball and ball goes oob. During dead ball the camera shows Duke player Kennard who ended up on his butt oob. One of the refs offers his hand to help Kennard up and Kennard slaps the...
Forum: Basketball Wed Nov 18, 2015, 01:19pm
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By hoopguy
jump stop on catch

Player A1 receives pass from A2 with left foot on floor. A1 then jumps and lands on the floor with both feet simultaneously to to complete a legal jump stop. Now A1 decides to dribble but before...
Forum: Basketball Wed May 08, 2013, 09:27am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,657
Posted By hoopguy
In my area, MA, all games are 2 person except the...

In my area, MA, all games are 2 person except the state tourney. There are many 2 person camps and for most of us it makes sense to go to the two person camps since that is all we will be reffing.
...
Forum: Basketball Wed May 08, 2013, 09:09am
Replies: 74
Views: 4,456
Posted By hoopguy
Was the act of deliberately placing the ball on...

Was the act of deliberately placing the ball on the floor away from the official and walking away from it ever an automatic technical anywhere? I seem to remember reading this as a case or poe...
Forum: Basketball Wed Apr 10, 2013, 08:54am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By hoopguy
Michigan vs. Louisville rebound action aprox 50 seconds left

With about 50 seconds left in the game, Louisville shot with the shot clock about to expire. In live action on TV, it looked like Michigan player Trey Burke got pushed and knocked down on the...
Forum: Basketball Mon Apr 08, 2013, 07:03am
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By hoopguy
30 years ago - Travel and the annoucers say...

30 years ago - Travel and the annoucers say 'That's what happens when you let your big man handle the ball that far from the basket. Good call'


Now - Never called a travel in D1 mens and if...
Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 22, 2013, 10:29am
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By hoopguy
Rich, I thought the same thing on the possible...

Rich, I thought the same thing on the possible travel. It looked like the player travelled before he dribbled and then he may have been fouled but it was not called. I would like to see a replay on...
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 21, 2013, 10:25am
Replies: 76
Views: 4,412
Posted By hoopguy
If I see a player with tape on his ears, I would...

If I see a player with tape on his ears, I would not ask him/her what is under the tape. I know what is under the tape. I just tell the potential player that if he or she wants to play in the game...
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 12, 2013, 08:17am
Replies: 97
Views: 4,747
Posted By hoopguy
This is ridiculous that referees would even...

This is ridiculous that referees would even consider a foul for an offensive player sticking the ball out and the defender not being able to do anything about it. In basketball terms that is called...
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 05, 2013, 11:58am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,047
Posted By hoopguy
To me, that is ridiculous to throw a guy out for...

To me, that is ridiculous to throw a guy out for a chest push. How is that a hard foul? I have never seen a chest push in a High School game called a hard foul.

Maybe if he was airborne and it...
Forum: Basketball Fri Dec 07, 2012, 08:55am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,350
Posted By hoopguy
One of my pet peeves is when I hear a fan or...

One of my pet peeves is when I hear a fan or coach complain about a call with the "he was going for the ball!!!" whine. I want to scream back at the person, what does that have to do with it being a...
Forum: Basketball Wed Dec 05, 2012, 08:58am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,250
Posted By hoopguy
There can be many other factors as well.... ...

There can be many other factors as well....

What is the level, High School, AAU, Rec, Travel?

What is the score and/or time left in the game?

Like all bball calls everything is a factor.
...
Forum: Basketball Mon Nov 19, 2012, 09:28am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,449
Posted By hoopguy
At my IAABO interpreters meeting, we were not...

At my IAABO interpreters meeting, we were not told to never use the signal and I did not realize it had been taken out of the book until I read your post. The big discussion on the 'not closely...
Forum: Basketball Wed Nov 07, 2012, 09:20am
Replies: 34
Views: 12,398
Posted By hoopguy
4) A1 picks up the dribble with neither foot on...

4) A1 picks up the dribble with neither foot on the ground. He is now allowed to take one step with both feet.

This never happens. Basketball players always have one foot on the ground when they...
Forum: Basketball Wed Oct 24, 2012, 09:31am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,910
Posted By hoopguy
In response to the difficulty question.... ...

In response to the difficulty question....


I play in and know of at least 2 gyms locally that use adjustable height backboards. They seem to be very common around here in elementary and middle...
Forum: Basketball Fri Sep 28, 2012, 06:43am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,195
Posted By hoopguy
As a fan, I would like to see the penanlty be; ...

As a fan, I would like to see the penanlty be;

1. Fine the player but as a percentage of pay. If a guy makes who 1 million gets fined 10k, then a guy making 20million gets fined 200k.

2. ...
Forum: Basketball Wed Sep 19, 2012, 06:54am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,783
Posted By hoopguy
Blood and free throws

Just saw this incident recently and it got me to thinking. Player A receives a pass underneath the basket and player B who is behind player A fouls player A so hard he gets knocked down hard to the...
Forum: Basketball Tue Aug 21, 2012, 09:08am
Replies: 43
Views: 4,712
Posted By hoopguy
APG, you don't think using a forearm is an...

APG, you don't think using a forearm is an advantage to the defender? Have you ever played basketball? Different assigners and leagues want different things called but of course it is an advantage....
Forum: Basketball Wed Aug 15, 2012, 09:43am
Replies: 43
Views: 4,712
Posted By hoopguy
Euro Step synonym for travel. Euro Step is end...

Euro Step synonym for travel. Euro Step is end dribble on left foot change direction on right foot leap off left foot.

The clip is definitely a travel. The problem is, this is very hard to pick...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jun 21, 2012, 12:31pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,418
Posted By hoopguy
No idea about the law, but playing the...

No idea about the law, but playing the hypothetical game...

Suppose a building was being built paying far below union wages. The builder is able to hire all union employees who are not working...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jun 20, 2012, 12:37pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,418
Posted By hoopguy
In my area, there is a basic rate of pay that...

In my area, there is a basic rate of pay that most non high school games pay give or take $1. Every now and then I hear of or get approached to work for less money. I believe there could be a way...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jun 15, 2012, 12:25pm
Replies: 15
Views: 9,237
Posted By hoopguy
Smile APG, you and I may be watching the same game but...

APG, you and I may be watching the same game but are certainly seeing it differently. My view of what Shane Battier is doing is putting his hand right in front of his opponents eyes. Not a...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jun 15, 2012, 09:52am
Replies: 15
Views: 9,237
Posted By hoopguy
APG, I am reading the rule and the case book and...

APG, I am reading the rule and the case book and the thread and all seem to point to what Shane Battier is doing as an unsporting technical foul, by NFHS rule. He is placing his hand in front of his...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jun 15, 2012, 06:35am
Replies: 15
Views: 9,237
Posted By hoopguy
Defenders Hand blocking opponent's vision

AKA - Shane Battier defense; Watching the Heat in the playoffs, I can't help but notice Shane Battier holding his hands in front of his opponents eyes as often as possible. By NFHS 10-3-6c this...
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