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revised When can you lift your pivot foot and go for a shot?
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Jun
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Jun
16
comment Is it legal to dribble above shoulder height?
0:27 to 1:57 of this YouTube video also has a compilation of unusually high (but not illegal) dribbling in the NBA.
Jun
16
comment Is it legal to dribble above shoulder height?
Exactly. This is common knowledge to any basketball fan. It blows my mind that the hitherto top-voted answer here gives credence to the myth. Goes to show that this site is hardly attracting sports "experts". See e.g. this compilation of Rondo tip-off dribbling. He repeatedly commits this mythical "offence", e.g. at 1:18, 2:16, 2:25.
Jun
16
comment Is it legal to dribble above shoulder height?
That quoted information is incorrect and indeed the webpage from which you got it no longer makes that claim.
May
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awarded  Curious
May
28
asked Does the precision of NBA timekeeping go beyond tenths of a second?
May
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awarded  Teacher
May
24
answered What happens when a player loses a shoe during the course of the game?
May
24
answered Jersey name for World Peace
May
24
comment How to make 100 free throws in a row
I'm glad your God is helping you with your free throws. But maybe he could spare some time to prevent those genocides and famines that occur every one in a while.
May
24
comment Why don't basketballers take more long shots?
The 4-point shot is interesting and I had not heard of it. But reading the article you link, I wouldn't say that the NBA 'considered' adding it. Rod Thorn simply "revealed that the 4-pointer has 'come up' in league discussions." Probably a thousand other things "come up" in league discussions everyday. It doesn't mean the NBA gives every one of them even slight consideration.
May
24
answered When can you lift your pivot foot and go for a shot?
May
24
awarded  Editor
May
24
revised Why are the teams in NBA's Western Conference outperforming those in the Eastern Conference?
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May
24
comment What is this (basketball) statistic called?
@PhilipKendall: If that is what you absolutely insist on, then you can simply multiply each player's plus/minus for each game by (48 minutes ÷ Player's playing time for that game). Alternatively, look at either of the two adjusted versions given by ESPN and basketball-reference.com. Both of them are adjusted to a per 100 possession basis.
May
24
comment Why win the jump ball?
I recall coming across a piece by some sportswriter, who claimed that it is better to start the 4th quarter with the ball (which is what happens if you win the jump ball, at least in the NBA).
May
24
answered What is this (basketball) statistic called?
May
24
suggested approved edit on Why are the teams in NBA's Western Conference outperforming those in the Eastern Conference?