Originally Posted by adamcz
I guess the NBA doesn't want to open a can of worms, where they're stuck raising and lowering the rim throughout the contest for different players. It would be easy enough to stick the basket at the other end of the court at 12' and leave it there, but then what if Gerald Green decides he wants it at 10.5, and Tyrus Thomas wants it at 11?
Probably a smart ruling.
I agree. Although it would be crazy to see, it would definitely slow things down quite a bit. Nobody wants to see the hoop constantly being adjusted and in the meantime guys legs getting cold.