International Association of Approved Basketball Officials, Inc.

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Notes from Commissioner

Maine IAABO BOARDS’
Early Season Observation Notes

January  2015

Responses To Inquiries

  • Undershirts – Sleeves and neckline space are to be a single solid color closely matching the torso of the jersey color.
     
  • Players positioned in marked free throw lane line spaces may not break the planes of the 3’ X 3’ space markings until the free thrower releases the ball. Violations must be penalized.
     
  • Players positioned in marked free throw lane line spaces may not break the rear plane of the free throw lane line prior to the ball contacting the backboard or basket ring. Violations must be penalized.
     
  • Contact – Bumping, chest & midsection, by defensive and offensive players must be monitored.
     
  • Contact – Defensive & offensive play during try for goal must be treated equally. Defender jumping into/bumping “shooter” and “shooter’s” follow through jumping into/bumping the defender need equal attention.
     
  • Games may not begin prior to coaching boxes and the “X” at the division line are marked.