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In Our Prayers

It is with regret I have been informed of the recent passing of the mother of Bernard Myers.  I do not have any funeral arrangements as yet. I will forward them when and if received. Please keep Bernard and his family in your thoughts and prayers during this time of mourning.

Susan Christian – Secretary, NYCGBOA

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We’ll Miss Willie Mitchell

It is with a heavy heart that I must inform you of the passing of the NYCGBOA member Willie Mitchell this morning.  He was a member of our board for 20 years. Those of us that knew him or worked with him understand, we lost a good man. He will be missed. Please keep Willie and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Susan Christian-Secretary, NYCGBOA

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Condolences

It is with regret we  have been informed of the recent passing of Dolores Layne, mother of Archie Layne, NYCGBOA Member-at-Large. 

Funeral: Monday, January 6, 2020

Saints Temple Church of God in Christ

399 Classon Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 1238

Between Greene and Lexington Avenue

Wake: 4:00 PM – 7:00PM

Service: Immediately After

Please keep Archie and his family in your thoughts and prayers during this time of mourning.

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Basketball Terminology

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To answer questions from coaches and players, get in the habit of using Basketball Terminology. This is a list of phrases you should know and use:

Act of shooting | Airborne shooter

Freedom of movement | Displacement

Offensive initiated contact | Vertical defender

Established | Maintained | Legal guarding position

Laterally | Obliquely | Moving forward

Illegal contact | Incidental contact

Unnecessary |Excessive | Severe contact

Wind up| Impact | Follow through

Time and distance| open angle

Point of contact | closed look

Vulnerable position | Potential for injury

Jumped A to B | Jumped straight up

Verticality |Vertical plane | Defender wasn’t vertical

The shooter has the right to land| Landing space

Defender was retreating | Designated spot

Continuous motion | Before the shot

Fumble | Interrupted dribble

Player control | Team control

Point of interruption |Ball is at disposal

Correctable errors | Tap or Try for goal

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NYC PSAL Referees

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