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Old 05-22-2012, 12:25 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by bjjs View Post
if it hits the rim, then the player can take it off, if it hits the backboard it still can't be touched until it hits the rim. It doesn't actually happen that often in a game - although the rule has never been in the NBA before with players like Dwight Howard involved.
It's a rule that favors taller players and players who are more athletic than others. No timing or positioning is involved.
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