Pool Reporter – Dallas at Atlanta – February 22, 2020

POOL REPORT ON THE GOALTEND REVIEW, AND JOHN COLLINS BASKET ALLOWED WITH 8.4 SECONDS REMAINING: INTERVIEW CONDUCTED BY AMY JINKNER-LLOYD (ASSOCIATED PRESS) WITH CREW CHIEF RODNEY MOTT FOLLOWING TONIGHT’S DALLAS MAVERICKS AT ATLANTA HAWKS GAME QUESTION: What was the original call on the floor at 8.…Read More

Lakers vs. Clippers Game Rescheduled

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2020 – The National Basketball Association today announced the Jan. 28 game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the LA Clippers, which was postponed, has been rescheduled for Thu., April 9 at 10:30 p.m. ET at Staples Center.  The game will be televised by TNT.…Read More

Update: 2019-20 Points of Education

Please see below for videos regarding the 2019-20 Points of Education (narrated by SVP, Head of Referee Development & Training Monty McCutchen). Part 1 provides examples and guidance regarding Illegal Contact Initiated by Offensive Players and Traveling, while Part 2 provides examples and guidan…Read More

Clippers’ Paul George Fined

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2020 – LA Clippers forward Paul George has been fined $35,000 for public criticism of the officiating, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.…Read More

Pool Reporter – Miami at Portland – February 9, 2020

POOL REPORT ON THE COACHES CHALLENGE AT THE 0.9 MARK IN THE THIRD QUARTER: INTERVIEW CONDUCTED BY KEVIN PELTON (ESPN.com) WITH CREW CHIEF ED MALLOY FOLLOWING TONIGHT’S MIAMI HEAT AT PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS GAME   February 9, 2020   QUESTION: Why was Terry Stotts’ challenge of the sh…Read More

POOL REPORTER – PORTLAND AT UTAH – FEBRUARY 7, 2020

POOL REPORT ON THE POTENTIAL GOALTEND AT THE END OF THE TRAIL BLAZERS AT JAZZ GAME:  INTERVIEW CONDUCTED BY JAMIE HUDSON (NBC Sports Northwest) WITH CREW CHIEF JOSH TIVEN FOLLOWING TONIGHT’S PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS AT UTAH JAZZ GAME February 7, 2020   QUESTION: Was Lillard’s shot reviewable…Read More

Orlando’s Steve Clifford Fined

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2020 – Orlando Magic head coach Steve Clifford has been fined $25,000 for verbally abusing game officials, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.…Read More

Traveling 101: The Eurostep

SVP, Head of Referee Development & Training Monty McCutchen is joined by NBATV’s Isiah Thomas and Dennis Scott to discuss how the Eurostep move is officiated in context with the traveling rule.

Update: 2019-2020 Points of Education

The videos below (narrated by Monty McCutchen, Head of Referee Development and Training) provide updated guidance and examples on the following topics: illegal contact initiated by offensive players (both on- and off-the-ball); traveling; freedom of movement on the perimeter and in the post; and Res…Read More