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The first four is an appeasement of major conferences, basically. A recent SI/Time piece outlines a story from the late 80s. The basic tenant of the story was the major conferences had gotten together and decided that the bottom two conferences would
Unless the player is injured, the player could physically get up on their own; if they couldn't, there is no way they would be in physical shape enough to play the game. Nearly every play in football, however, ends with someone laying down on the fie
There are actually 15 categories of fouls in the NBA (depending on how you count). Given the number of possibilities, most fans/announcers tend to treat fouls that are not "routine" as technical fouls, though some of the "special" fouls are actually
According to wikipedia offensive fouls are personal fouls. A personal foul against a player of the team in possession of the ball is called an offensive foul. What I understand from the article is that a team foul relates to the foul count against a
Please see: https://www. youtube. com/watch?v=WxY47I-pc-Q Greg Anthony (the commentator) is quite insistent that this should have been a jump ball
If you don't understand why Kobe Bryant will go out like this, defiant to the end, airballing shot number 20 Sunday night, having missed 15 of the previous 19 shots, with a chance for his Los Angeles Lakers to tie the Indiana Pacers at the end of reg
2014 and 2006 both had 89 games played in them, based on a cursory scrape of Wikipedia (which is much harder than it should be, btw; some significant editing is needed for consistency!). Those are the two largest number of games played; however, pre
Zone defense is not explicitly prohibited, but there is a defensive three-second penalty occurring when a defender is inside the lane without guarding an offensive player. From the NBA Rules: Section VIII-Defensive Three-Second Rule a. The count star
He remembers waking up in the middle of the night, sweating profusely, shaking, and feeling as if he was going to die. "I was scared; I didn't know what was happening to me," Michael Jordan would say. At first, he thought it was a nightmare
This is certainly situation based upon fouls(team and individual), pace of play, opposing schemes(offensively and defensively), etc. Defensively, the strategy is to become more aggressive and force the opposing players into bad positions. Players are