Officiating’s Cool & Refsupplies: Friends for life

At Officiating’s Cool Headquarters we highly recommend everything and everyone that makes our job easier or better. That’s why we are proud partners of Refsupplies. Time for a little chat with one of the owners: Johan Smulders, who -together with his Belgium colleague Yves van Cleven- started this nice new company. Lees “Officiating’s Cool & Refsupplies: Friends for life” verder

Lamonica to Lithuanian cupfinal!

Most people still consider Luigi Lamonica the best referee in Europe. It’s a pity he had to step down in Italian ligue, but it opens great possibilities for other countries! The Lithuanian federation has asked the Italian to be crewchief in their final of the King Mindaugas Cup. Lees “Lamonica to Lithuanian cupfinal!” verder

Freethrow Violations

There’s a shitload of things that can go wrong during freethrows. We’re not necessarily talking blooperwise, but violations that need to be adressed by the duo or trio. Check the tape Peter McDonald put together and ask yourself: Should I call that as a lead? Should I call it as a center/trailer? And would you call them? Lees “Freethrow Violations” verder

Traveling (refresh)

Rewatching some gametapes from this current season I noticed I am losing a step or two in criteria of traveling violations. Yes off course one remembers that the traveling rule changed recently, but somehow it looks like I’m calling the old criteria. I might be the only one who does, but I doubt it, so here’s a great video by Peter McDonald about the updates we’ve had.  Lees “Traveling (refresh)” verder

Ex Eredivisiescheidsrechter Peter van den Eijnden overleden

www.basketball.nlDe Nederlandse basketbalgemeenschap heeft met verslagenheid kennis genomen van het bericht, dat na een langdurig ziektebed, voormalig eredivisiescheidsrechter Peter van den Eijnden is overleden. Lees “Ex Eredivisiescheidsrechter Peter van den Eijnden overleden” verder