Last in Mens europecup

Dutch referee ace Tijmen Last was in Germany yesterday for his first appearance in Fibas Europecup. Brose Bamberg had to leave the victory to Golden Eagle Ylli who ended up winning 78-81. Last was accompanied by Blaz Zupancic from Slovenia and Juozas Barkauskas from Lithuania. The game can be found down below. Lees verder “Last in Mens europecup”

Are we calling a violation?

When taking on a big task, such as officiating a basketballgame, it’s important we do the simple things right. Violations often get neglected, and that’s a terrible waste of opportunities that can get you and your teammates with the whistle on the right wave in the game. Check out the play below and let’s see if we have a backcourt violation yes or no?
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Behind Euroleague scenes

This year the career of Mister Luigi Lamonica came to an end after the final whistle in the final of Europes highest league the Turkish Airlines Euroleague.
A great document was made about the referee crew that did the game. They talk about what officiating means to them and the impact it has on their lives. Worth watching much! Lees verder “Behind Euroleague scenes”

Screens can provide a heatwave

Just like rebounding situations can prove to be a spark that turns things ugly, a screen can also be a game changer. Especially if we neglect to cover them correctly . Make sure to be aware a screen is coming in your games and adjust your position accordingly. You need to go where you got to go, to see what you got to see. That being said: do we agree on the call in the clip below?
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Rebounding the spark that can cause a fire

We have to remain vigilant in rebounding situations. Players most of the time have a good feeling of who is responsable for last touch, and pushing and shoving might lead to frustration. A picknick in the park can suddenly turn into something ugly.
In the clip down below we have a nice angle on the rebound situation. Do you think it merits a foul or do you think the best call would have been a simple out of bounds? Lees verder “Rebounding the spark that can cause a fire”

Moving pick yes or no

Whereas Movenpick is something we really like at headquarters, moving picks are something we need to be aware of and take care off accordingly. What do you guys think of this situation: Moving pick yes or no? And to make it clear: we’re talking about the ballscreen here. Lees verder “Moving pick yes or no”

Last starts international season in ELW

Dutch referee Tijmen Last will make his first international appearance of the new season today in Euroleague Women. The battle between Villeneuve d’Asq and Spar Girona at 20.00 will have him a crew that features Belgiums Geert Jacobs and Hungarian referee Peter Praksch. Mister Rui Viera is the commisioner. The stream is down below
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What do you have?? -27-

We’re taking you back to a game we watched some time ago. The blue player penetrates in transition, and then…. you tell us. Is it a defensive foul, offensive foul? Or would you rather go for a no call?? As always: please share the reasoning behind your decision. Lees verder “What do you have?? -27-“

Foul on the shooter yes or no?

In your pregame you need to make clear what you expect from eachother. Even if it’s all written down in mechanics it’s important that for example: you check who is looking high and who is looking low. The red team attacks the basket, and trail has an open angle. As the team on offense goes up there’s a whislte. Would you have called the foul on the shooter?
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