View Full Version : NBA approves extended use of instant replay

10-03-2009, 11:47 AM
NEW YORK (AP)—NBA referees will be able to use instant replay on shot-clock and out-of-bounds calls this season.

The NBA Board of Governors approved the expanded use on Friday.

Referees will be permitted to check replay to see if the 24-second clock expired before a successful shot or a foul.

They can also consult video during the last 2 minutes of regulation and any overtime period to determine which player last touched the ball prior to it going out of bounds.



10-03-2009, 11:59 AM
Yeah, I reckon it's a good idea.. Should allow for less mistakes by the referees. Just hope it isn't overused and affects the flow of games.

10-03-2009, 12:32 PM
The out of bounds addition could be worrying, but it's strict for the last 2 minutes of regulation/overtime so it seems like a great idea. I like.

10-04-2009, 09:43 PM
Since they often get the out of bounds calls off which player wrong, that's a huge improvement in helping decide tough calls at the end of games, especially in the playoffs. I'm all for it.