Monday, February 14, 2005

The Silliest Rule in Basketball

Since it just came up: It's too easy to call a time out in basketball. You should only be able to call time out when you have uncontested control of the ball. Not, as just happened, while you are falling out of bounds. This happened to be Tech getting the call, but KU, and every other team in the known universe, does it, too. It makes a travesty of the game. "Yes, he was flying into the third row, but he was able to call time out before he wiped out three fans, an usher, and the Cracker-Jack man." It's a silly rule, and should be changed.