NBA Officiating News, Rulebook and Referee Operations

Feb 8, 2017 4:03 PM ET

Latest referee news & links: Video Rulebook
The NBA Video Rulebook website is intended to help explain the Rules of the NBA game to all interested parties – our teams, the media, and our fans.
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Daily Referee Game Assignment Last Two Minute Reports (L2M)
L2M Reports will be available on | Media Central * * * Officiating Opportunities (NBA, WNBA and NBA G League) NBA Officiating Quick Links
National Basketball Association Key Dates
Replay Center
NBA Officials 2017-18 Media Guide (PDF)
NBA Guide & NBA Register
NBA Leadership & Executive Bios * * * Officiating News
Referees in Replay Center for 2015-16 will help determine certain replay outcomes
NBA to share 'last two minutes' officiating reports > 2016-17
2016-17 NBA Case Book (PDF)
History of all rule changes thru 2016-17 (PDF)
> 2015-16
NBA Replay Center Overview: 2015-16
2015-16 Rule Book (PDF)
2015-16 NBA Case Book (PDF)
2015-16 Officials Media Guide (PDF)
> 2015-16 Points of Emphasis
POE Memo Index
2015-16-Points of Emphasis (PDF)
Memo #1: Respect for the Game (PDF)
Memo #2: 2015-16-Referee Operations: Screens (PDF)
Memo #2: NBA Explanatory Criteria for Screens (PDF) > 2014-15 Points Of Emphasis
Illegal screens (PDF)
Continuation on plays to the basket and jumping into a defender (PDF)
Respect for the game and referee interaction initiatives (PDF)
Instant replay triggers and reviewable matters (PDF)
Defenders fighting over screens and dangerous plays (PDF)
Clear path to the basket fouls (PDF)
Defensive goaltending and offensive basket interference (PDF)
Performance update and travel calls (PDF) > NBA Misunderstood Rules
Foul in the act of shooting (PDF)
Defensive three seconds (PDF)
Goaltending and basket interference (PDF)
Delay of game (PDF) > Fouls:
Degree of contact (PDF)
Clear path to the basket (PDF)
Foul in the act of shooting (PDF)
Hand checking and automatic fouls (PDF) > Fouls Part 2:
Illegal screens (PDF)
Block / Charge (PDF)
Flagrant fouls (PDF)
Away-from-the-play (PDF) > Fouls Part 3:
Block / Charge (PDF)
Illegal screens / picks (PDF)
Flagrant fouls (PDF) > Fouls Part 4:
Contact with the arm / hand of a shooter (PDF)

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