Sports >> Basketball >> Basketball Rules There are a lot of different signals that basketball referees, also called officials, use in the game. It can get confusing. This is a list of the different basketball referee hand signals and what they mean. The specific rules below are described in more detail on other pages (see links at bottom of page).
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3‑5‑4e (NEW): Head coverings worn for religious reasons shall not be made of abrasive or hard materials; and must fit securely so that it is highly unlikely to come off during play. NOTE: The State Association shall be notified, after the contest, if there is a concern about a head covering worn for religious reasons.
Penalty Tap Ball Not Released 41 Penalty Tap-No Contact with the Foot or Player Touched on the Foot-Touch Not Felt 42 Penalty Tap-Not Performed on Mark 42 Penalty Tap-Attacker Offside 42 Touchdown 43 Penalty Touchdown 43 Claimed Touch 43 Off-Field Referee in Agreement with Touchdown 44 Dismissal for Period of Time 44
These officiating basketball hand signals are used to communicate between the referee and the time keeper in order to notify starting and stopping of the clock. Stop Clock – To stop the clock at any point in the game, the referee will raise one hand straight over head with his palms facing out and finger tips pointed.
3-5-4e (NEW): Head coverings worn for religious reasons shall not be made of abrasive or hard materials; and must fit securely so that it is highly unlikely to come off during play. NOTE: The State Association shall be notified, after the contest, if there is a concern about a head covering worn for religious reasons.
basketball officiating mechanics is two-fold: 1) to put officials in the right place at the right time looking at the right thing to increase the likelihood of making the right call, and 2) to foster an obvious and visible element of uniformity and consistency amongst all the basketball officials of the MHSAA. PURPOSE 2
The referee extends both arms straight out, moving one up and the other down, and alternating a few times. Lesser violations include the three-second lane violation -- extend your middle, ring and pinky fingers while curling your thumb and index finger, hold your arm straight and sweep the arm out and back -- and the five-second inbound violation -- hold your arm out straight with an open hand signaling five.
2021-23 Basketball Officials Manual Update 2-14 (NEW) SHOT CLOCK By state association adoption, effective with the 2022-2023 season, member state associations may establish a shot clock in which the team in control shall attempt a try for field goal within 35 seconds after gaining team control.
the head coach. Verbally reported to the other officials on the court. Mandatory before giving a technical. Verbally reported to the opponent's head coach. 12 Move away from the circle. Move around the circle. Move onto the circle. All of the above. 13 Touched. Legally touched. Strikes the floor. All of the above. 14 Dribble Timing Contact None ...