Inside the Rulebook

INSIDE THE RULEBOOK: PLAYER FOOTWORK

Sr. Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations Joe Borgia reviews player footwork. When a player ends his dribble, he is allowed two steps to come to a stop, pass or shoot. Check out which plays are legal and which are traveling violations (March 28, 2018).

 

 

INSIDE THE RULEBOOK: VERTICALITY

Sr. Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations Joe Borgia breaks down the principle of verticality, focusing on issues such as whether the defender is in a legal guarding position along with the timing and angle of the defender’s jump when contesting a shot, and provides specific examples of defensive players in both legal and illegal positions (February 22, 2018).

 

INSIDE THE RULEBOOK: CONTINUATION

Sr. Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations Joe Borgia breaks down continuation, and provides specific examples of continuation on drives and jump shots. (December 26, 2017)

 

INSIDE THE RULEBOOK: SCREENS

NBA Sr. Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations Joe Borgia breaks down screens, and provides specific examples of both legal and illegal screens. (December 1, 2017)