Washington’s Marcin Gortat Receives Flop Warning

Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat received a warning for violating the league’s anti- flopping rule during the Wizards vs. San Antonio Spurs game on Tuesday, Mar. 27. See the play HERE.

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.

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 wh