Triggers

1. Made Basket – End of Period

Referees review all made shots that clear the net with no time remaining on the clock (0:00). This is an automatic trigger and referees are required to conduct the review regardless of score.…Read More

2. Foul – End of Period

Referees use replay to review all called fouls that occur with no time remaining on the clock (0:00). This is an automatic trigger and referees are required to conduct the review regardless of score.…Read More

3. Flagrant Fouls

Referees may use replay whenever they are not reasonably certain whether a foul meets the criteria for a flagrant foul. Previously, the foul had to be called flagrant on the floor in order to initiate instant replay.…Read More

4. On-Court Altercation

Referees may use replay to review all player altercations, which for replay purposes means any situation where players engaged in a hostile physical interaction not part of normal basketball play, or a player is ejected.…Read More

5. Clock Malfunction

Referees may use replay to review all plays in which they have reasonable certainty the game clock malfunctioned and it continued to run to 0:00 or should have run to 0:00.…Read More

6. Two-Point/Three-Point Field Goal

Referees may use replay to review all situations in which they are not reasonably certain whether a successful field goal was scored correctly as a two-point or three-point field goal.…Read More

7. Shot Clock Violation

Referees may review plays in which they are not reasonably certain whether or not a 24-second violation occurred on a made basket or prior to a foul being called.…Read More

8. Out-of-Bounds Plays

Referees may review any out-of-bounds play that occurs in the last two minutes of the fourth quarter and last two minutes of overtime when they are not reasonably certain as to which player caused the ball to go out-of-bounds.…Read More

9. Clear-Path-To-The Basket-Foul

Referees may review situations where they are not reasonably certain whether a foul meets the criteria of a clear-path-to-the-basket foul. Previously, the foul had to be called a clear-path in order to initiate instant replay.…Read More

10. Correct Free Throw Shooter

Referees may use replay when they are not reasonably certain which player should attempt free throws on a called foul. Referees do not use replay to review who committed the foul or whether the foul was warranted.…Read More

11. 24-Second Shot Clock Reset

Referees may review situations where they were not reasonably certain whether the ball actually touched the rim and are therefore unsure if the shot clock was (or was not) reset properly during the last two minutes of the fourth period and overtime.…Read More

12. Restricted Area

Referees may review block/charge calls when they are not reasonably certain as to whether the defender was inside or outside of the restricted area during the last two minutes of the fourth period and overtime.…Read More

13. Goaltending/Basket Interference

Referees may review situations in which they are not reasonably certain whether a goaltending or basket interference was called correctly during the last two minutes of the fourth period and overtime.…Read More

14. Off-Ball Fouls

Referees use video to review situations in which they are not reasonably certain whether a player without the ball was fouled prior to a teammates shot, or release of the ball being thrown in.…Read More

15. Number of Players on Court

Officials may utilize instant replay whenever they are not reasonably certain a team has an improper number of players on the court while the ball was in play.…Read More