1. The Severity of the Contact.
2. Legitimate Basketball Play. For example, whether a player is making a legitimate effort to block a shot, note, however, that a foul committed during a block attempt can still be considered intentional or flagrant if other criteria are present such as recklessness and hard contact to the head, neck, shoulder or face.
3. Wind-Up/Impact/ Follow Through.
4. Potential for Injury Resulting from Contact. For example, a blow to the head and a foul committed when a player is in a vulnerable position.
5. Severity of any injury suffered by the offended player.
6. Outcome of the Contact. For example, did it lead to an altercation.
7. Intentional Fouls are contact against a player with or without the ball and is unnecessary.
8. Flagrant Fouls are contact against a player with or without the ball and is unnecessary and excessive.
9. Intentional contact on a live ball is a personal foul.
10. Intentional contact on a dead ball is a technical foul.
11. Flagrant contact on a live ball is a personal foul.
12. Flagrant contact on a dead ball is a technical foul.
13. Remember when a defender fouls the thrower-in , its an intentional foul, whether the defender breaks the plane and makes contact with the thrower-in or the offender breaks the plane and the defender makes contact with the thrower-in.
14. One official go to the player who was fouled, the other go to the player who fouled and the third official secure the perimeter.
15. These has to be a team officiating effort.