Ric Bucher: “It was a ridiculous call [Kawhi Leonard’s offensive foul vs. Nets]. THAT and the minute restriction with Paul George is what’s wrong with the NBA right now, and one of the reasons it’s just become a three-point shot / lead to the hoop / kick it. foot / or a throw from a lob. The game has become so predictable and vanilla in that everyone is playing the same … I had a revolutionary idea where we were getting rid of the three point line and teams running plays and sets, and doing other thing that come down and lift it off the three point line, or lead to the hoop and kick it and THEN lift it off the three point line. If you’ve allowed physicality to come back into the game it would solve a lot of problems and teams would have to run sets to create open planes. Right now you’ve just put the ball in the hands of your best ball handler or your best shooter and he’s either going to foul or he’s going to have a clear look on a three, or he’s going to lead to the inside then kick it for a clean look for three. … Allow physicality where in no way James Harden defending Kawhi Leonard on this record can be considered a…Read Additional From Source
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