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New NBA rule
« on: August 10, 2017, 06:15:43 pm »

New rule will prevent teams from resting healthy players.  It is designed to protect fans who pay hefty prices for tickets from being disappointed when the superstars don't play.  And to protect TV. 
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2017, 07:25:58 am »

New rule will prevent teams from resting healthy players.  It is designed to protect fans who pay hefty prices for tickets from being disappointed when the superstars don't play.  And to protect TV. 

So now they will have flu like symptoms.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2017, 08:04:20 am »

So now they will have flu like symptoms.
Lol...Yep. ;D
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2017, 01:03:47 am »

Ridiculous
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2017, 01:22:48 am »

no way to enforce this at all   
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2017, 03:39:56 pm »

To be fair, the league has also changed scheduling to reduce back to backs and eliminate 4 game in 5 night stretches.  In short, there should be less of a need to rest healthy players as the schedule is less physically demanding.  They are starting a week earlier, which effectively builds in 7 extra off days.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2017, 04:43:39 pm »

The interesting rule change, to me, is the cap on timeouts in the end of quarter/half/game scenarios, as well as the time changes for the length of those TOs.

Its going to hamper the more effective X and O guys in the league in end game situations, and put a premium on veterans who know how to manage the end of game situations without the benefit of a timeout.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2017, 10:04:39 am »

The interesting rule change, to me, is the cap on timeouts in the end of quarter/half/game scenarios, as well as the time changes for the length of those TOs.

Its going to hamper the more effective X and O guys in the league in end game situations, and put a premium on veterans who know how to manage the end of game situations without the benefit of a timeout.

Interesting. . . So this applies to the playoffs as well, there will be a whole day on "first take" bs applied to somebody being upset by this rule.

The resting thing is laughable; I don't see how they can ever actually enforce players resting.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2017, 02:56:00 pm »

They need a rule where you cannot take over two steps without dribbling the ball.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2017, 07:45:21 am »

If they're not changing the 1 and done rule I'm really not interested.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #10 on: August 17, 2017, 08:50:45 am »

They need a rule where you cannot take over two steps without dribbling the ball.

lol i would settle for you can't take 4 steps....
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #11 on: August 17, 2017, 09:31:54 am »

Interesting. . . So this applies to the playoffs as well, there will be a whole day on "first take" bs applied to somebody being upset by this rule.

The resting thing is laughable; I don't see how they can ever actually enforce players resting.

They aren't prohibiting anyone from resting.  They have reduced the need for rest by building more off days and fewer game heavy stretches (back to back and 4 games in 5 days).  If teams continue to excessively or unnecessarily  rest healthy players even with the scheduling concessions made by the league, I would expect teeth added to enforcement in the future.  Hopefully it will not be needed.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #12 on: August 17, 2017, 09:37:22 am »

They need a rule where you cannot take over two steps without dribbling the ball.

It's okay if one of your three steps involves jumping into the air and landing on both feet.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #13 on: August 17, 2017, 12:52:41 pm »

It's okay if one of your three steps involves jumping into the air and landing on both feet.
so no euro step?
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #14 on: August 17, 2017, 01:07:09 pm »

If they're not changing the 1 and done rule I'm really not interested.
agreed. needs to be like football. go out of high school or stay at least 3 in college.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #15 on: August 18, 2017, 08:26:47 am »

agreed. needs to be like football. go out of high school or stay at least 3 in college.
Yep.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #16 on: August 18, 2017, 08:51:06 am »

That rule won't change anything.  Wish the NBA had a hard salary cap and changed the veteran mininum to make it harder for these players to team up.  I know some people like those teams, but to me it's made the league less competive.  The playoffs were pretty boring no suspense.  No fun to watch. 
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #17 on: August 18, 2017, 10:00:03 am »

That rule won't change anything.  Wish the NBA had a hard salary cap and changed the veteran mininum to make it harder for these players to team up.  I know some people like those teams, but to me it's made the league less competive.  The playoffs were pretty boring no suspense.  No fun to watch. 

Playoffs would be a little more competitive if they got rid of some teams.  More than half the league makes it to a playoff and it lasts almost 2 months. 
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #18 on: August 18, 2017, 10:05:28 am »

Playoffs would be a little more competitive if they got rid of some teams.  More than half the league makes it to a playoff and it lasts almost 2 months.
Too much money involved for them to do that.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #19 on: August 18, 2017, 10:26:20 am »

Too much money involved for them to do that.

Yep. But it does suck because the regular season and playoffs are way too long.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #20 on: August 18, 2017, 11:09:51 am »

Yep. But it does suck because the regular season and playoffs are way too long.
yeah maybe take out 2-4 teams and it would be more interesting. this will never happen considering the $$$$$
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #21 on: August 18, 2017, 01:03:50 pm »

The other teams would be more competitve if they would quit hiring incompetent GMs.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #22 on: August 28, 2017, 11:33:55 am »

Yep. But it does suck because the regular season and playoffs are way too long.
I agree...And that 2 day gap between some playoff games don't help.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #23 on: August 28, 2017, 12:49:22 pm »

agreed. needs to be like football. go out of high school or stay at least 3 in college.

That's baseball you are describing
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #24 on: August 28, 2017, 01:08:39 pm »

Playoffs would be a little more competitive if they got rid of some teams.  More than half the league makes it to a playoff and it lasts almost 2 months. 

They're likely to announce the addition 2 to 4 teams in the next ten years.  There's already rumblings of expansion with the next CBA, and the one after it.
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Re: New NBA rule
« Reply #25 on: August 28, 2017, 07:30:56 pm »

They're likely to announce the addition 2 to 4 teams in the next ten years.  There's already rumblings of expansion with the next CBA, and the one after it.

Well it will make more money I am sure. Still makes the game worse in my opinion. 
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