Situations where you need good eye contact.
1. On a jump ball, the tossing official must get eye contact with the U-1 before tossing the ball.
2. The U-1 before the jump ball, getting eye contact with the table before the jump ball.
3. The administering official on a throw-in and jump ball receiving eye contact with their crew.
4. On a disqualification or ejection, the administering official must receive eye contact from the table side official before putting the ball in play.
5. On a rotation, the Lead official shall find the eyes of the center official.
6. Before administering a free throw or throw-in, the administering official should get eye contact with their partner(s).
7. On double whistles, both officials need to get eye contact before they signal.
8. When the offense is formulating their offense in the front court, the crew of officials should find each other’s eyes.
9. When addressing players and coaches , get eye contact with them and don’t look away. Also when addressing them have a “poker” face.
10. When reporting a foul, get eye contact with the official scorer.