Originally Posted by thought
i dunno man it's tough to stay on your feet when all 250 pounds of man and muscle that is LeBron james is coming at you full speed, looking to run you over. You need the high-speed block/charge call to mitigate that.
I don't think so - On those high-speed collisions they most often result in missed shots anyways. No-call; good defense - get back. Players would have to guard it the same way they would guard it if they were playing a pick-up game.
And if most charge/block calls were in instances like the one you describe, I would think nothing needs to be changed. But now 90% of them are just guys sliding under somebody who is already committed to jumping and they have the pre-emptive flop in mind.
This would do two things;
1. Increase scoring (everybody loves that)
2. Decrease flopping (everybody hates that)
3. Prevent injuries (good for everybody)