A1 has been disqualified from the game for committing his/her fifth foul or a flagrant foul. The coach of Team A is notified and then the official instructs the timer to begin the replacement period. The player is then notified of the disqualification. The coach of Team A rises from the bench and:
(a) talks until the sounding of the warning horn with the four remaining players who have gathered near the boundary;
(b) immediately sends A6 to the table to report in. The coach then gathers the players at the sideline for a conference; or
(c) sends A6 toward the table but the timer indicates the 15 seconds have expired before A6 gets there.
(a), as long as a substitute reports before the 15 seconds have elapsed. In
(b), play will resume as soon as A6 has reported to the scorer. In
(c), a technical foul is charged directly to the coach.
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