Making The Call

Making The Call: June 12, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to recap Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday night.

Making The Call: June 7, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss a few unique plays from Wednesday’s NBA Finals action.

Making The Call: June 4, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss a few unique plays from Sunday’s NBA Finals action.

Making The Call: June 1, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss a few unique plays from Thursday’s NBA Finals action.

Making The Call: May 23, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss a few unique plays from Tuesday’s NBA Playoff action.

Making The Call: May 20, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss a few unique plays from Saturday’s Western Conference Finals action.

Making The Call: May 17, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss a few unique plays from Wednesday’s NBA Playoff action.

Making The Call: May 15, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss a few unique plays from Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals Monday.

Making The Call: May 14, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss a few unique plays from Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals Sunday.

Making The Call: May 12, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss a few unique plays from Friday’s NBA Playoff action.

Making The Call: May 9, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss a few unique plays from Tuesday’s NBA Playoff action.

Making The Call: May 5, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss a few unique plays from Friday’s NBA Playoff action.

Making The Call: May 3, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss a few unique plays from Wednesday’s NBA Playoff action.

Making The Call: May 2, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Tuesday’s Conference Semifinals action.

Making The Call: May 1, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Monday’s Conference Semifinals action.

Making The Call: April 30, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Sunday’s Playoff action.

Making The Call: April 28, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Friday’s Playoff action.

Making The Call: April 27, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Thursday’s Playoff action.

Making The Call: April 26, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Wednesday’s Playoff action.

Making The Call: April 25, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Tuesday’s Playoff action.

Making The Call: April 23, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Sunday’s Playoff action.

Making The Call: April 22, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Saturday’s Playoff action.

Making The Call: April 21, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Friday’s Playoff action.

Making The Call: April 20, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Thursday’s Playoff action.

Making The Call: April 19, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Wednesday’s Playoff action.

Making The Call: April 18, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Tuesday’s Playoff action.

Making The Call: April 17, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Monday’s Playoff action.

Making The Call: April 16, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Sunday’s Playoff action.

Making The Call: April 15, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, joins NBA TV to discuss some unique plays from Saturday’s Playoff action.

Making The Call: April 13, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, takes a look at some unique plays from the past week. See the plays here.

Making The Call: March 10th, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, takes a look at some unique plays from the past week. See the plays here.

Making The Call: March 3rd, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, takes a look at some unique plays from the past week. See the plays here.

Making The Call: February 9th, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, takes a look at some unique plays from the past week. See the plays here.

Making The Call: February 3rd , 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, takes a look at some unique plays from the Rockets @ Celtics game on Jan. 25th. See the plays here.

Making The Call: January 27th , 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, takes a look at personal fouls. See the plays here.

Making The Call: January 20th , 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, takes a look at traveling and block/charge. See plays here.

Making The Call: January 6th, 2017

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, takes a look at some difficult calls from the past weeks games. See plays here

Making The Call: December 11th, 2016

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, takes a look at some difficult calls from the past weeks games. See plays here.

Making The Call: December 2nd, 2016

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, takes a look at some difficult calls from the past weeks games. See plays here.

Making The Call: November 18th, 2016

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, takes a look at teamwork and communication between on-court officials and Replay Center officials, on-court basket interference and shots off the backboard. See plays here.

Making The Call: November 7th, 2016

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, takes a look at some interesting plays from the first week of the NBA season. See plays here.

Making The Call: April 11th, 2016

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, discusses controversial in-game calls and explains the rules of the game in the latest edition of Making The Call. See here.

Making The Call: April 4th, 2016

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, discusses controversial in-game calls and explains the rules of the game in the latest edition of Making The Call. See here.

Making The Call: March 21st, 2016

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, discusses controversial in-game calls and explains the rules of the game in the latest edition of Making The Call. See here.

Making The Call: March 14th, 2016

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, discusses controversial in-game calls and explains the rules of the game in the latest edition of Making The Call. See here.

Making The Call: March 7th, 2016

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, discusses controversial in-game calls and explains the rules of the game in the latest edition of Making The Call.  See here.

Making The Call: February 29th, 2016

“Making the Call,” NBA Senior Vice President, Replay and Referee Operations Joe Borgia analyzes a few interesting plays from recent games, including a close block/charge call and a potential clear-path-to-the-basket foul. See video here.

Making The Call: January 8th, 2016

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, discusses controversial in-game calls, and explains the rules of the game

“Slide or Travel”

When a player has the ball and slides on the court, is it a traveling violation?  See video here.

“Basket Interference”

Find out how to make the call depending on where the ball is in relation to the cylinder. See video here.

Making The Call: April 14, 2015

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, discusses controversial in-game calls and explains the rules of the game in the latest edition of Making The Call.

You Make The Call

Referee Playoff Selection

Referee Playoff Prep

Block/Charge

Making The Call: March 12, 2015

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, discusses controversial in-game calls and explains the rules of the game in the latest edition of Making The Call.

Two Minute Report

60 Frames

Goaltending

Traveling

Inbounds

Basket Interference

Making The call: February 5th, 2015

Joe Borgia, NBA Senior Vice President of Replay & Referee Operations, discusses controversial in-game calls, and explains the rules of the game.

Point of Emphasis: Clear Path Fouls

Point of Emphasis: Replay Center Update

Making The Call: December 18th, 2014

Making the Call: Instant Replay

Making the Call: Going Deeper into Replay Center

Making The Call: Hands On

Making The Call: Episode #4 NBA TV

Making the Call: Selecting Officials for the Playoffs

Making the Call: Point of Emphasis

Making the Call: Defensive Goaltending

Making the Call: Leon Wood

Making the Call: Jump Ball Violation

Making the Call Re-Airs on NBA TV

4/16 11:00 a.m. ET

4/21 10:00 p.m. ET

4/24 7:30 p.m. ET

Making The Call: Episode #3 NBA TV

Making The Call: Instant Replay

Making The Call: Point Of Contact

Making The Call: Sideline

Making The Call: Legal Free Throw

Making The Call: Offensive Interference

Making The Call: Point of Contact- High Five

Making The Call: Instant Replay-Shot Clock

Making The Call: Unusual Plays- Lakers Foul Trouble

Making The Call: Episode #2 NBA TV

Freedom of Movement

Making the Call: Is this a hop travel? Verticality; Offensive or Defensive Foul?

Making The Call

Making the Call made its 2013-14 season debut last night on NBA TV; studio talent: host Jared Greenberg with Dennis Scott and Joe Borgia. The show consisted of four blocks focusing on the following topics:

New Rules & Interpretations (i.e. Delay of Game, Out of Bounds, Clear Path Foul)

Announcers Calls (i.e. Sean Elliott/Bill Land on James Harden being fouled; Ralph Lawler/Mike Smith on DeAndre Jordan being fouled on dunk attempt; Craig Bolerjack/Matt Harpring on Robin Lopez delay of game)

The Difference Between an Illegal and Legal Screen

Making the Call: Traveling? Legal field goal? Goaltending?

Making The Call: December 19th, 2013

MTC: What is Verticality?

MTC: Hop Travel vs. Jump Stop

Making The Call: March 7th, 2013

MTC: Charge or Block

MTC: You Make the Call