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Feb 7, 2008, 03:01 PM
 
Hello,

It is legal for players to wear stilts, right? Why don't players just find themselves some really fancy and sturdy stilts and wear them on the court? If they are pushed over, it will be a foul, and with these stilts all you'd have to do is hang around the net and wait for somebody to pass you the ball high enough where nobody else can reach. Then, you would score a basket!

Also, what if you had a pogo stick or something like that? That would be legal too, and would allow you to jump really high.

How come nobody has ever thought of these things?
     
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Feb 8, 2008, 01:08 PM
 
Aircraft aluminum! That will hold up quite nicely on the court... You could setup those bad boys so that you didn't even have to jump to dunk!
     
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Platform sneakers?

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Feb 9, 2008, 11:30 PM
 
Also, would it be legal to have some sort device that made you spin around really fast - so fast that you could collide with other players and make them fall down?
     
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Feb 11, 2008, 02:41 PM
 
First, he could never make it down court to play defense, so he's useless for half the game. Second, there's a 3 second violation, so he can't hangout underneath the basket. The defensive player can easily box him out so that he can't get in the paint. And third, the refs generally allow enough contact while boxing out, that you could knock him over without getting a foul.
     
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Feb 11, 2008, 02:42 PM
 
What if it were a girl basketball player?
     
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Feb 11, 2008, 03:15 PM
 
Originally Posted by gbhgbh View Post
First, he could never make it down court to play defense, so he's useless for half the game. Second, there's a 3 second violation, so he can't hangout underneath the basket. The defensive player can easily box him out so that he can't get in the paint. And third, the refs generally allow enough contact while boxing out, that you could knock him over without getting a foul.
And I would think dribbling would be difficult, and stealing the ball would be easier.
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