Illegal personal contact caused by pushing or moving into an opponent’s torso.
Is it a block, charge, or no call when an offensive player changes direction after the defender obtains legal guarding position and “takes contact?” In all discussion about block/charge plays, there is a discussion […]
The Block-Charge is probably the single most controversial call in officiating. The decision to make the call either a block, or a charge can come down to more than just rules applications, and sometimes, it […]
The “Pass and Crash” When a player gains possession of the ball, it is common that officials immediately check the the defender for a legal guarding position. However, we don’t always consider other defenders. For […]
Block/Charge calls are the most difficult to officiate in basketball. However, on a obvious crash, there must be a whistle. There has been a lot of discussion this pre-season about automatic calls. Having two […]