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Old 03-09-17, 07:32 AM
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Originally Posted by blue60 View Post
This rule of no dunking in pregame warmup is got to be one of the dumbest rules ever. In the days before everyone had break-away rims okay. And I have seen officals look the other way and not call it.
The rule is in place for two reasons......

- Potential unnecessary damage to the equipment. It's not cheap to replace the assembly and will result in the vast majority of the cases, postponement of the game.

- A real potential for unsporting actions between the teams. Hence, the dunking of a dead ball is considered an unsporting act an is penalized as indicated above,
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