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Referee Resources

The link below contains the updated rules and interpretations that will be adopted by Basketball ACT from the 2018 winter season onwards.

FIBA Rules 2018 Interpretations



Travel rule – stationary start – NO CHANGE

Travel rule – moving start – RULE HAS BEEN UPDATED

Travel rule – completion of dribble – RULE HAS BEEN UPDATED

Travel rule – same foot twice

Travel rule – spin move

Unsportsmanlike Fouls

Not a legitimate attempt to play the ball (criteria 1)

Excessive or Hard Contact (criteria 2)

Unnecessary contact by the defensive player in order to stop the progress of the offensive team in transition (criteria 3)

Contact by the defensive player from behind or laterally on an opponent in an attempt to stop the fast break and there is no defensive player between the offensive player and the opponent’s basket (criteria 4)

Contact by the defensive player on an opponent on the playing court during the last 2 minutes in the fourth period and in each extra period, when the ball is out-of-bounds for a throw-in and still in the hands of the official or at the disposal of the player taking the throw-in. (criteria 5)



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