Isaac
Two weeks ago

Would the NBA ditch the three-second rule?

Saw an interesting comment elsewhere on the rise of three-point shots, wondering if the NBA might consider removing the three-seconds-in-the-key rule to rebalance the game for traditional centres? The other advantage is that it might make the midrange shot viable again.

Figured it was at least an interesting hypothetical.

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KET  
Two weeks ago

Midrange shot was always viable for the Spurs

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Not certain about your last sentence, Isaac;
"The other advantage is that it might make the midrange shot viable again."
Isn't the 3-pointer more of a value-for-the-shot issue?

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Tjamu  
Two weeks ago

KET, the 3 was viable for the Spurs when it was the trend.

Midrange looks didnt work for them for long once the game shifted to 3's

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Cram  
Two weeks ago

This is interesting. Would like to see it trialled somehow.

I imagine you'd have to remove the three second defensive violation as well though yeah? Or not? I guess you could go either way.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Funny that the best two teams (Lakers/Nuggets) clearly had center who could dominate both inside & out

Perhaps the modern Center has actual skills and and drag slow defenders away from the rim and smaller defenders get killed down low opening up the floor for others.

The old days of massive unit centers with no skills are dead and buried for the better.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Davis was magnificent for LA, but always wanted to be the 4, when he went to the 5 he was at his most dangerous. Agile big men are not going to be replaced by giant lumbers soon.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

More chance of hunter biden ditching crack than this getting over the line

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Ooh that was edgy!

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robt  
Two weeks ago

Who does biden play for??????

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Melbourne Boy  
Two weeks ago

Won't work, Boban becomes a max player because you stand him under the basket permanently, his offensive efficiency becomes too high as every catch would be a tackle to foul him or a dunk, that's not how a traditional centre plays.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

They bought it in for that reason because Chamberlain was dominating

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Hendo8888  
Two weeks ago

Defensive 3 seconds is a shit rule

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Anonymous  
Last week

I would like to see the NBA with no Defensive 3 secs, would be interesting

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Anonymous  
Last week

Agree the Defense 3 second rule helped back in the early 2000's when the game became super ugly and junkie type ball was being played but now it makes it to easy for Lebron and Co to just charge to the hoop without being challenged by big time shot blockers.

It might bring the bigs back into the Game if they can contend at the rim more.

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D2.0  
Last week

By mid-range shot, are you referring to shots from within the key?

Which 3-second rule are you referring to?

TBH there have been some NBL games where I would have liked to see the defensive rule in place

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koberulz  
Last week

By mid-range shot, are you referring to shots from within the key?
Are you for real?

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Anonymous  
Last week

It is Daz KR lol

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Perthworld  
Last week

Classic.

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Anonymous  
Last week

Go the WA hat trick with Dazz, Koberulz and Perthworld.

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D2.0  
Last week

WTF are you on about???

He didn't specify which 3-point rule, so I was trying to figure out how removing it made mid-range shots more viable?

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Anonymous  
Last week

With Dazz and others roaming WA the rest of us in Australia appreciate McGowan closing the borders.

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koberulz  
Last week

WTF are you on about???

He didn't specify which 3-point rule, so I was trying to figure out how removing it made mid-range shots more viable?
That makes even less sense than you somehow thinking mid-range shots were taken from the key.

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Thunder Jam  
Last week

Might as well, they've ditched the Travel rule.......

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