NBA rules LeBron James' block on Victor Oladipo in Game 5 should've been goaltending

 
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:37 pm    Post subject: NBA rules LeBron James' block on Victor Oladipo in Game 5 should've been goaltending

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/2018/04/26/nba-rules-lebron-james-block-victor-oladipo-game-5-goaltending/554892002/


The pressure of being down 2 points and a tied score is different.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:56 pm    Post subject:

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:17 pm    Post subject:

I thought it was a makeup call for the blown out of bounds play seconds earlier...
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:22 pm    Post subject: Re: NBA rules LeBron James' block on Victor Oladipo in Game 5 should've been goaltending

ryan_c wrote:
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/2018/04/26/nba-rules-lebron-james-block-victor-oladipo-game-5-goaltending/554892002/


The pressure of being down 2 points and a tied score is different.


Assuming I used the shot finder on basketball-reference correctly, I have Lebron at 65% on FGs to take the lead in the final minute of the 4th or overtime in the playoffs for his career (13/20). And, small sample size, but 3/3 from 3 in those situations (including that most recent shot). Given his success in those situations, I'm skeptical it would have made a difference.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:04 pm    Post subject: Re: NBA rules LeBron James' block on Victor Oladipo in Game 5 should've been goaltending

RG73 wrote:
ryan_c wrote:
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/2018/04/26/nba-rules-lebron-james-block-victor-oladipo-game-5-goaltending/554892002/


The pressure of being down 2 points and a tied score is different.


Assuming I used the shot finder on basketball-reference correctly, I have Lebron at 65% on FGs to take the lead in the final minute of the 4th or overtime in the playoffs for his career (13/20). And, small sample size, but 3/3 from 3 in those situations (including that most recent shot). Given his success in those situations, I'm skeptical it would have made a difference.

Nope. Down 2 and tied game are totally different animals.
Tied game and you shoot last...provides you with an overtime.
Down 2 and a miss ... a likely goodbye.

TWO DIFFERENT THINGS.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:12 am    Post subject:

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I thought it was a makeup call for the blown out of bounds play seconds earlier...


It isn't getting media attention, but the league also ruled that the out of bounds play was called wrong. The Pacers should not have had the ball.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:24 am    Post subject:

Surprised the refs didnít review both plays. Either way hats off for the amazing game winner if both missed calls negate each other (though goaltend is an automatic 2 points).
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:26 am    Post subject:

Aeneas Hunter wrote:
VicXLakers wrote:
I thought it was a makeup call for the blown out of bounds play seconds earlier...


It isn't getting media attention, but the league also ruled that the out of bounds play was called wrong. The Pacers should not have had the ball.


end of story imo .
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:12 am    Post subject:

yinoma2001 wrote:
Surprised the refs didnít review both plays. Either way hats off for the amazing game winner if both missed calls negate each other (though goaltend is an automatic 2 points).


You canít review a call that was never made.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:13 am    Post subject:

VicXLakers wrote:
Aeneas Hunter wrote:
VicXLakers wrote:
I thought it was a makeup call for the blown out of bounds play seconds earlier...


It isn't getting media attention, but the league also ruled that the out of bounds play was called wrong. The Pacers should not have had the ball.


end of story imo .


Thatís sport, stuff happens.
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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2018 3:42 am    Post subject:

venturalakersfan wrote:
VicXLakers wrote:
Aeneas Hunter wrote:
VicXLakers wrote:
I thought it was a makeup call for the blown out of bounds play seconds earlier...


It isn't getting media attention, but the league also ruled that the out of bounds play was called wrong. The Pacers should not have had the ball.


end of story imo .


Thatís sport, stuff happens.


In favor of some players and teams more often than others it would seem. Like when random player A gets called for a travel, but Superstar players X and Y are allowed to take three and four steps on a regular basis.
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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2018 5:59 am    Post subject:

Pretty crazy how much this may have affected the ECF.

Yes, LBJ still made that crazy 3 point game winner, but who's to say they go more conservatively if they're down by 2 (as opposed to tied)?
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