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The A League - Men's Basketball League

Session 2 - Winter 2018

Session 1 - Fall 2017

General Info:

  • 10 weeks including playoffs
  • Location: Athlete Institute Fieldhouse (207321 Highway 9, Mono, ON)
  • Cost: $106.20 + HST ($13.80) = $120 per player
  • Includes a reversible jersey
  • $20 off to reuse 'The A League' jersey - $100 (including tax)
    * Must wear 'The A League' reversible jersey in games

Game Rules and Regulations:

  • FIBA Rules and Regulations with the following modifications.

Time

  • 23:00 minute halves, running time
  • 3:00 minute half time
  • Final 2:00 minutes of the game will be stop time
  • If point spread is 20+, there will be no stop time
  • The 24 second shot clock is in effect for the final two minutes of the game

Game Flow / Substitutions

  • In the backcourt, the ball does not have to be touched by an official - the ball must be taken out of bounds and inbounded from the sideline
  • Only the team with possession in the backcourt can call for a substitution
  • If the team with possession in the backcourt calls for a substitution, the opposing team then may also sub.

Rosters

  • Players must be on a roster and registered with the league to play
  • Any changes or additions to roster must be approved by league convenor, email: Mark Peterson

Jerseys

  • The home team on the schedule will wear white, the away team will wear red. Please bring your reversible jerseys every week.

Shooting Fouls

  • A shooting foul on a 2-pt field goal MISS will be rewarded with 1 free throw worth 2 points
  • A shooting foul on a 2-pt field goal MAKE will be rewarded with 2 points plus 1 free throw worth 1 point
  • A shooting foul on a 3-pt field goal MISS will be rewarded with 2 free throws - the first free throw is worth 2 points, the second is worth 1 point
  • A shooting foul on a 3-pt field goal MAKE will be rewarded with 3 points plus 1 free throw worth 1 point

Fouls

  • 6 fouls by one player will result in ejection from the game
  • Bonus starts at 7 team fouls per half

Technical Fouls

  • Technical fouls are non-contact fouls and result in 1 free throw worth 2 points
  • Unsportsmanlike fouls are contact fouls and result in 1 free throw worth 2 points
  • Two technical fouls = player ejection
  • Two unsportsmanlike fouls = player ejection
  • One technical foul and 1 unsportsmanlike foul = player ejection
  • Two ejections = 1 game suspension

Time Outs

  • Each team will have one time out per half, unused time outs will not carry over into the second half

Overtime

  • If score is tied at the end of regulation, there will be a 2:00 minute overtime
  • There will not be an additional timeout added in overtime
  • Timeouts not used in the second half may be used in overtime

Referee

  • All games will be refereed by two certified officials
  • Only the captain from each team is permitted to speak to the referee

Minimum Players

  • Teams must have at least 4 players to start the game
  • If a team has less than 4 players 8:00 minutes past their scheduled start time, that team will be forced to forfeit the game
  • If you are short players, you may use players from another team to play the game, however, you will be forced to forfeit the game
  • Players must be registered with the league to play for another team