Here is a quote from JON that illustrates the main problem -- that the new rules do not allow players to have a calm, short, professional discussion with the ref so that the player can make the necessary adjustments to the way they are defending a particular match-up. This is ridiculous.


“Why can’t we ask what the viewpoint is so we can adjust if that’s a negative play for our team?’’ said Jermaine O’Neal. “Why can’t we ask the ref what to do so we can adjust?