2. Know your clock(s).
3. On hard fouls, go to the victim.
4. Penalize unsporting conduct and don’t avoid or be afraid.
5. Do not tolerate rough play. Clean up the perimeter and will help the post.
6. Know the personality of your game.
Al Battista is regarded as one of the most knowledgeable experts in the field of basketball rules at all levels. In addition to this, he is a well-known clinician and observer of officials. Currently, he is Maryland State and Board 12 Interpreter for scholastic basketball. He has served as an officials’ observer for the NBA and WNBA and is currently the NBA chief scout for officials in the Northeast USA.
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