What’s your call??

We can not stress it enough. Always expect the unexpected and train yourself in recognizing situations that might happen on court. That is the main reason we try to collect clips and post them so everybody who’s willing to train him or herself can learn from it. This one is a good one again from the Master: Sam Subby. Lees verder “What’s your call??”

Officiating’s Cool & Refsupplies: Friends for life

At Officiating’s Cool Headquarters we highly recommend everything and everyone that makes our job easier or better. That’s why we are proud partners of Refsupplies. Time for a little chat with one of the owners: Johan Smulders, who -together with his Belgium colleague Yves van Cleven- started this nice new company. Lees verder “Officiating’s Cool & Refsupplies: Friends for life”

Lamonica to Lithuanian cupfinal!

Most people still consider Luigi Lamonica the best referee in Europe. It’s a pity he had to step down in Italian ligue, but it opens great possibilities for other countries! The Lithuanian federation has asked the Italian to be crewchief in their final of the King Mindaugas Cup. Lees verder “Lamonica to Lithuanian cupfinal!”

Freethrow Violations

There’s a shitload of things that can go wrong during freethrows. We’re not necessarily talking blooperwise, but violations that need to be adressed by the duo or trio. Check the tape Peter McDonald put together and ask yourself: Should I call that as a lead? Should I call it as a center/trailer? And would you call them? Lees verder “Freethrow Violations”

Traveling (refresh)

Rewatching some gametapes from this current season I noticed I am losing a step or two in criteria of traveling violations. Yes off course one remembers that the traveling rule changed recently, but somehow it looks like I’m calling the old criteria. I might be the only one who does, but I doubt it, so here’s a great video by Peter McDonald about the updates we’ve had.  Lees verder “Traveling (refresh)”

Ex Eredivisiescheidsrechter Peter van den Eijnden overleden

www.basketball.nlDe Nederlandse basketbalgemeenschap heeft met verslagenheid kennis genomen van het bericht, dat na een langdurig ziektebed, voormalig eredivisiescheidsrechter Peter van den Eijnden is overleden. Lees verder “Ex Eredivisiescheidsrechter Peter van den Eijnden overleden”