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Old 12-31-2008, 10:37 AM   #52
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Default Re: Blazers score basket against Celtics using six players on the court

Well as a ref you cant go back and change what you like in a game. Ie if a player shoots what the back ref thinks is a three and he signals for a three and the front ref sees its only a two, you have to stop the game immidieatly and change the basket. If you let the play continue and the other team scores, you cant go back and change the three.

Thats why this situation is weird because it looks like they stop play directly after the basket is scored.

Then again, youve got three extremely well educated official, youve the secretary and a couple of court officials and what not so Im sure the situation was resolved correctly.
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