2021-12-02 21:29:29

Assists or not?

2010.06.18 08:30

Just want to have some discussion. Your feedback is much appreciated, with some more description or explanation will be perfect.

Firstly, let’s view the short clip (only 13 seconds long) of two scoring occasions:

Do you think an assist should be awarded to the passer in neither, either or both situations? (It is noted that we may have limited angle from the video but we may have some tiny assumption base on what we could see.)

In case you want to look for some detail explanation, click here for the ASSISTS section (with its examples) of the BASKETBALL STATISTICIANS’ MANUAL (2009) for your reference.