The National Basketball Association (NBA) is constantly working on rules modification and innovations. Inspired by the changes in MLB, here are a few things we’d like to see this year.
The last day of September! Time to schedule some apple picking, pull out those flannels, and swap your iced coffee for hot cider. For baseball, it means that one season is about to end, and that it is time to look forward to another. Yes, this is still The Whiteboard, a basketball newsletter, but let’s take a look at some of the changes MLB is going through and think about what the changes might look like in the context of the NBA.
For those who don’t know, MLB will undergo drastic changes in rules and processes over the next several years in an effort to make the game more engaging and engaging, especially for younger audiences.
Baseball has been slow to adapt, a problem that stems from the game’s fundamentalists’ unwillingness to let it change, even when the change is in favor of the sport. In the end, that put the sport in a precarious place. Sometimes it’s slow and old while other sports are intentionally faster and more exciting.
This season, MLB is starting to use a technology called PitchCom, an audio device innovation that allows anglers and pitchers to communicate without hand signals.
Soon, the pitch clock, like the NBA shot clock, will be implemented. In the end, you have to assume that the robot rulers will also come.
The NBA doesn’t have the same problem as the NBA…or does it?
Have you watched the last two minutes of a close basketball game? Have you enjoyed it before? Continuous pollution, 2 minutes of play takes 20 minutes. It’s not always fun to watch although the hotly contested game should be the highlight of the viewing experience.
Although the NBA likely You don’t need major rule changes right now—and while the ideas in this newsletter are a bit extreme and silly—it got me thinking about what the equivalent NBA rule proposals would look like. If nothing else, maybe this can start the brainstorming process.
Here are some fun ideas that can speed up the game and make it more exciting.
Penalties do not stop playing, free throws accumulate and are executed once next time
The most annoying rule in basketball is that penalties stop playing. Teams are smart about taking advantage of this to their advantage to win as many possessions as possible when they are late at the end of games, but it completely ruins the viewing experience.
Even in mid-games, we’ve seen hacking used to send players with poor free throwing abilities to the line whenever possible. Heck, it doesn’t even have to be schematic, a game that happens to have an excess of false calls tends to be a bit boring to watch.
Easy to fix. Don’t stop games because of bugs, simply stack them up to the next timeout, and do bookkeeping on free throws all at once instead of stopping play to line up everyone and take a few shots.
The downside, of course, is that this will lead to more fatigue for players without built-in spacers. It can also get frantic trying to remember how many mistakes you’ve made when it gets called up quickly.
It is worth mentioning that The National Basketball Association (NBA) is already adjusting the way it handles mistakes This season, making the penalty higher by awarding him a free throw and possession. This rule does not apply in the last two minutes of a game or inning, as it will mean more.
Coaches can dispense with them on the fly and as much as they like like hockey
Substitutions don’t slow down the game because they happen in parallel to the interruption of normal play, but it would be even more exciting if coaches could switch players on and off whenever they feel like it.
Imagine the excitement. Not only will it be crazy and add some speed to things, but also think about how to give elite coaches a chance to show how good they are. Anyone can build a spin that needs to wait for the replacement timeout to expire. But doing things quickly?
This requires real poise.
PitchCom Play Summoner
PitchCom has been a huge success in MLB. It prevents sign theft and also has an understated advantage: it breaks down language barriers. PitchCom can be programmed in any voice and language the player wants.
In the NBA, this can be most beneficial with players from a variety of different countries who speak a wide variety of languages.
Meditate on thunder.
Le Dort’s plays could have been called in French. Alexey Bokosevsky’s plays can be called in the Serbian language. Others can contact them in English. Players can go back to playing with different vocabulary if they have difficulty remembering certain words or phrases.
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