NBA approves coach's challenge on one-year trial

Fixing tampering is easy. Addressing trade demands will prove a difficult task for Adam Silver

Silver also commented on potential rules changes regarding tampering, saying "the one strong conviction I have is that we should not have rules that are not strictly enforced".

There's always been an understanding that some players are talking to other players about teaming up, which is legal. Coaches must instead call timeout and "immediately signal for a challenge by twirling his/her index finger toward the referees", last month's memo said, per the Associated Press.

Even the actual, nitty-gritty game-related news Tuesday - added opportunities for replay reviews - could be said to derive from the priority on fairness.

Silver said Tuesday that "trade demands are disheartening" and that the league needs to address them.

Years after the National Football League brought the coach's challenge to its sport and changed the game, it now appears the NBA will follow suit for the 2019-'20 season. Challenges also popped up a year ago in the Summer League.

The NBA has tested coach's challenges during Summer League and in the G-League last season.

Each team is allowed one challenge a game, successful or not, on a personal foul charged to a player on that team, an out of bounds call or whistles for goaltending or basket interference.

More news: Jose Mourinho Snubbed Enormous £89m Offer to Manage Chinese Super League Club

Kawhi Leonard, the reigning NBA Finals MVP, bolted Toronto after just one year to sign with the Clippers. And no, there won't be a flag for each coach to toss as in football; a twirling of the finger, the signal referees now use, will be sufficient. All technical and flagrant fouls that occur during or right after a call being challenged will stand regardless of the result of the challenge.

The Board of Governors approved the National Basketball Association replay center's ability to trigger instant replay on certain shots.

A courtside administrator would be added to the scorer's table to act as a middle-man between the replay center and the crew at the game, along with someone to announce scoring changes.

Television ratings in the playoffs, down compared to numbers reported in recent years, were not troubling to Silver. "We have other measurements of social media, fan support [and] attendance that demonstrate that, in fact, interest is growing".

A generational shift away from traditional TV viewing, including "cord-cutting", streaming and even pirating might be at work on National Basketball Association ratings.

"It's wonderful to me, again, having been at the league for a long time and having watched change over the years, how much that change is now accelerating", Silver said.

"So I don't think there's anything endemic to the league". All very positive indicators.

Related News:

  • Saudi-led coalition intercepted a Yemeni Houthi drone launched at kingdom

    Saudi-led coalition intercepted a Yemeni Houthi drone launched at kingdom

    This is part of the process within the coalition that's been discussed extensively with our partners, the Saudis". The UAE official said: "Many people asked if this is also linked to the current rise of tensions with Iran".
    Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89

    Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89

    Aside from his endorsements of Bush and Romney, Perot has mostly remained quiet on topics of politics over the last few decades. He had founded EDS in 1962 and sold control of it to General Motors for 2.5 billion USA dollars in 1984.
    ‘Cuphead’ Animated Series in the Works at Netflix

    ‘Cuphead’ Animated Series in the Works at Netflix

    Die-hard gamers likely know the struggle of Studio MDHR's Cuphead , either first-hand or through vicarious experience. Netflix has announced that it's working on a new Cuphead animated series, aptly titled 'The Cuphead Show!' .
  • Aston Villa play waiting game on loan deal for Axel Tuanzebe

    Aston Villa play waiting game on loan deal for Axel Tuanzebe

    That fee could rise to over £25m if a number of clauses are met, with Mings expected to pen a long-term contract at his new club. And he's about to become a two-time club record signing.
    Extended Alexa Support & Play Later Wish List Coming to Xbox Game Pass

    Extended Alexa Support & Play Later Wish List Coming to Xbox Game Pass

    The Xbox Game Pass subscription service now has over 200 games included in it, with more games being added every month. Last year, we reported on Microsoft internal development of a special Xbox controller for its Project xCloud platform.

    The official YouTube app returns to Amazon's Fire TV

    The two have since spent the last few months working to patch things up and bring their services back to users on both platforms. It's not quite clear how the feud between the two companies truly began, but it appears they have both buried the hatchet .
  • Joe Taslim Photos, News and Videos

    Joe Taslim Photos, News and Videos

    The Mortal Kombat movie reboot will film in Australia later this year on a production budget of £38 million. Taslim is best known for his work and appearances in Fast and Furious 6 and The Raid .
    Konta loses her cool at 'patronising' question

    Konta loses her cool at 'patronising' question

    I went from playing at the highest level of the sport to really struggling to do day-to-day things", Murray added. Serena Williams is not sure why she was fined for throwing a racket during a practice session ahead of Wimbledon.
    Why Burger King is selling $1 tacos nationwide

    Why Burger King is selling $1 tacos nationwide

    Burger King is adding to its menu again. "The Crispy Taco adds variety to our snacking items and truly hits the spot". It features a crunchy tortilla, seasoned ground beef, cheddar cheese, lettuce and savory taco sauce.
  • "The Lion King" cast talks reimagining the Disney classic - 47abc

    The track will also feature on a multi-artist soundtrack album which has been co-produced by the singer. It is influenced by everything from R&B, pop, hip-hop and Afrobeat.
    Billionaire Tom Steyer Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign

    Billionaire Tom Steyer Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign

    But his late entry underscores how wide open the Democratic primary field remains after the party's first debate June 27-28. An environmentalist and advocate for the movement to impeach Mr Trump, he has donated millions to liberal causes.
    Grandfather Who Accidentally Dropped Toddler From Cruise Ship Could Face Charges

    Grandfather Who Accidentally Dropped Toddler From Cruise Ship Could Face Charges

    Winkleman said the family was still in Puerto Rico and wanted to return home. "She was such a happy and loving child", he said . Out of respect for their privacy, we do not plan to comment further on the incident.No further details were released.


Most liked

Rain forces India-New Zealand World Cup semi-final into reserve day
The New Zealand captain, who was hitting a few slog sweeps against the turn was getting impatient having reached 50 off 79 balls. At the close of play, Ross Taylor was unbeaten on 67 runs off 85 balls with Tom Latham alongside him.

Rip Torn Dead - Legendary Actor Dies at 88 | RIP, Rip Torn
Torn died Tuesday at his home in Lakeville, Connecticut with his family by his side, Miramontez said. Sharing a still from the Men in Black franchise, Will simply wrote, "R.I.P.

Meghan Markle's Security Shuts Down Fan Photos at Wimbledon
Firstly it was spending over $4 million of taxpayer's money on their private home renovations . But later they got infuriated as the ceremony was a private affair.

ICE Used AI to Scan Driver's License Photos for Illegals
It was enacted before the days of digital photography, so this kind of data mining wasn't even on the horizon. The documents were obtained via the Government Accountability Office (GAO), a USA government watchdog.

Jed Wyatt Says Cheating Claims Are ''Damaging'' Him and Hannah Brown
The episode opened with a scenic shot of Peter's hometown in California, including close-ups of a duck and then a bumble-bee. I know my parents, they would not be thrilled with this scenario. "As of proper now, I am so not sure about all this".

What Manchester United’s squad for preseason tour tells us
If United do end up spending £85million to secure the signing of Maguire, then he will become the most expensive defender ever. That couldn't have been a coincidence.

Lakers to add Avery Bradley
He will join a number of newly acquired stars the Lakers landed including Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins among others. He was traded to the Clippers that same season in a deal highlighted by Blake Griffin 's being sent to the Pistons.

Latest 'Obamacare' court battle plays out in New Orleans
But legal experts across the ideological spectrum agree that Texas has a high bar to clear before Obamacare would be struck down. It would be up to the governor to call a special legislative session to pass a more robust plan.

Jake Arrieta has elbow injury that will likely require surgery
NY has won his last five starts at home, and the right-hander is 5-2 with a 2.95 ERA in 13 career outings against Philadelphia. Bruce drove in four runs against his former team and Rhys Hoskins homered as the Phillies took two of three in the series.

Serena, Gauff react to USA's historic World Cup win
They'll take part in a celebration parade in New York City on Wednesday morning. I think we always want to try to bring more people into the conversation.

80% chance of tropical development in the Gulf of Mexico this week
The weather system will bring heavy rain along portions of the northern Gulf Coast of the USA and the Florida peninsula. The weather service said it will continue to keep an eye on forecast trends in case things were to change.

Marine Aviator Amy McGrath Sets Her Sights on Mitch McConnell
She's now pivoting, trying to portray herself as pro-Trump and McConnell as against the president. I am sure they'd love a word with the majority leader.

Jeffrey Epstein faces sex trafficking and conspiracy charges
On Saturday night, Epstein was arrested at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey, where he had returned on his private plane from Paris. The home, formerly a prep school, is across the street from a home owned by Bill Cosby and has been valued at about $110 million.

HBO Max exclusives and originals detailed ahead of 2020 launch
In addition to massive properties like Friends , meanwhile, original shows and movies will also be created for HBO Max . The streaming service will feature exclusive originals the "best-of-the-best from the WarnerMedia protfolio".

Arthritis forces John Daly to withdraw from Open Championship at Royal Portrush
The 40-year-old's best showing at the competition was in 2014 at Royal Liverpool when he finished in a tie for 54th place. We have a serious concern that some parts of the course, where there are severe slopes and swales, would be inaccessible.