The officials must conduct the game in accordance with the rules. This includes:
ART. 1 . . . Notifying the captains when play is about to begin at the start of the game.
ART. 2 . . . Putting the ball in play.
ART. 3 . . . Determining when the ball becomes dead and live.
ART. 4 . . . Prohibiting practice during a dead ball, except between halves.
ART. 5 . . . Administering penalties.
ART. 6 . . . Granting and charging time-out.
ART. 7 . . . Beckoning substitutes to enter the court.
ART. 8 . . . Signaling a three-point attempt and signaling a successful three point goal.
ART. 9 . . . Silently and visibly counting seconds to administer the throw in (7-6), free-throw (8-4; 9-1-3a), backcourt (9-8) and closely-guarded (9-10) rules.
ART. 10 . . . Reporting a team warning for delay to the official scorer and then to the head coach.
ART. 11 . . . Reporting a team warning for head coach/bench personnel misconduct to the official and then to the head coach.
ART. 12 . . . Notifying the head coach when a team is granted its final allowable time-out.