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Fouls/Player in the Air

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Is it always a foul by the player in the air?

Fouls/Player in the Air

A player who has jumped from a spot has a right to land in that same spot. If he does not jump straight up and makes contact with his opponent who has taken a legal guarding position, it is an offensive foul. Moving under a player who is in the air and causing contact is usually an unsportsmanlike foul(dangerous play), and can be a disqualifying foul. a.k.a The Bruce Bowen Rule.



3/25/2009 7:57:00 PM
um said:

am i commenting on this right now?

3/25/2009 8:38:27 PM
Brian said:

Yes, but I have to moderate it so people don't drop F-bombs out of left field. And believe me, they do.


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