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Team Control in High School Basketball – Episode 13

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So You Think You Know Basketball! — Technical Fouls Final Exam

Bench Technical Fouls – National Federation of High School Basketball Rules

During an intermission all team members are bench personnel for the purpose of penalizing unsporting behavior. A head coach has assistant coaches. Maybe he has a statistician who’s keeping stats on our iPad and electronic device legal rule has a team manager wearing a nice spiffy sweater. They’re helping the players with their warm up equipment, they’re getting players water during breaks, etc. And then we have team members who are team members. A team member is a player who is eligible to participate. All of these people are bench personnel by rule and the head coach is responsible for their behavior. When they are bench personnel. They have that responsibility.

Player Technical Fouls – National Federation of High School Basketball Rules

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Jonathan Dotson
Hayward, CA

"A Better Official has made a huge difference in helping me in my officiating career. Greg's videos are clear, concise and were a definite factor in me getting better and landing a collegiate contract. Highly Recommend!"

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