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From Zero To Melee In Seconds

Melee

I love taking the time to watch my fellow officials work games and witness firsthand how they deal with the situations that arise on the basketball court. It is always easier being a witness, rather than a participant. It is easy for me to watch them, second guess their actions, and then learn from their mishaps.

This post is called "From Zero To Melee In Seconds" because the game can be going along normally one moment and then all heck breaks loose the next.  In this video you will see the white team player come down, pass behind his back to the shooter spotted up in the low corner behind the three point line.  If this shooter had just made the shot, then there would be no blog entry. But he missed the shot...

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SLAM DUNK - Showboating Leads To Technical Foul

Wasatch Academy - Dunk

On December 7, 2018 the Wasatch Academy from Mount Pleasant, Utah played the Richland Bombers from Southeast Washington State. I was a fan in the stands watching this game and thoroughly enjoyed what turned out to be a blowout game. I posted this video on Facebook the following day with the following description...

The Wasatch Academy dominated the Redmond Bombers at the 2019 Vivent Great Western Shootout in Orem, Utah. The turnover dunk by 6'9" #44 Mady Sissoko followed by the steal and bucket by 6'6" #23 Leonardo Colimerio was penalized with a "T" as the muscle-flexing pose directed at the cheering Wasatch student section was deemed as unsportsmanlike conduct. This did not slow them down a bit in their 97-62 victory.

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