February 22, 2019

Basketball Rules & Regulations

A list of 42 official rule changes inspired (or forced) by NBA players 2018/06/14 9:39 am

A list of 42 official rule changes inspired (or forced) by NBA players

When James Naismith came up with the idea of basketball, he was concerned about how to actually make a game that was fun and competitive from the ground level. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-TVdG"); adWidth = adUnit.offsetWidth; if ( adWidth >= 999999 ) { /* GETTING THE FIRST IF OUT OF THE WAY */ } else if ( adWidth >= 336 ) { document.getElementById("GARDasync_TVdG").innerHTML...

Is Matthew Dellavedova a dirty player? 2015/05/25 6:32 pm

Is Matthew Dellavedova a dirty player?

Matthew Dellavedova caught the attention of the NBA audience when he was involved with Taj Gibson in a kicking incident that sent the Chicago Bulls forward to the stands, and since then people are questioning is he just too devoted to the game of basketball day in and day out or he’s a dirty player. [su_button url=”http://www.interbasket.net/forums/” target=”blank”...

Chris Paul fined $25.000 for female referee comments 2015/02/08 7:11 am

Chris Paul fined $25.000 for female referee comments

The Clippers lost to the Cavaliers few days ago and Chris Paul was not so happy with the refereeing during the game. He was particularly surprised by the two technical fouls whistled by female rookie referee Lauren Holtkamp that was a part of the game and he was not choosing his words when he gave his after game statement. [su_button url=”http://www.interbasket.net/forums/” target=”blank”...

NBA May Introduce Reviews of Charge/Block Calls in Instant Replay 2013/06/13 3:42 am

NBA May Introduce Reviews of Charge/Block Calls in Instant Replay

The NBA’s competition committee had a lot to discuss at their meeting on Wednesday – including plans to increase penalties for flopping violations – but another issue weighing on members’ minds was whether or not to expand instant replay to cover charging and blocking calls. According to ESPN.com, the committee came to a conclusion and is officially recommending that the league...

Mark Cuban Funds Flopping Study 2013/06/07 10:03 pm

Mark Cuban Funds Flopping Study

On Thursday we learned that NBA commissioner David Stern wanted to expand the league’s anti-flopping rules to include harsher penalties for offenders. Stern said the league would analyze the effectiveness of the current policy at an upcoming competition committee meeting, but Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is taking it upon himself to find out how many players are flopping and what measures...

David Stern Wants Harsher Flopping Penalties 2013/06/06 8:36 pm

David Stern Wants Harsher Flopping Penalties

Before David Stern steps down as the NBA’s commissioner next February, he has more business to attend to, including figuring out how to appropriately punish players for flopping. The league set out to handle the widespread issue this season, instituting an anti-flopping rule and a system of fines, but after seeing flopping increase during the postseason, Stern realizes that the fines aren’t...

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