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Wednesday Basketball League
League Notes:
1) Team Schedule: while you're all together in the gym today, talk about NEXT week, and let us know of any changes to next week's schedule, or if you want, any input on tonight.  Text or voicemail to office line. We are able to accommodate most input if given time enough. 503 597 8819
2) Stop Clock Rule change: Last 2 Minutes: clock now 'Toggles' in/out time based on the 6pt (Stop Clock) / 7pt (Run Clock) limit.
3) Wednesday Spring 1: Your team will play 7 games over 6 weeks as our dates for Wed Spr1 are: (Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29th, Apr 5th)
Wednesday March 29th (5 of 6)
UnderBold means two games this day
Crew Chief Referee Gym Lead Time Location Home Team Visitor Team
Lashley-S Harrison-D Lashley-S 8:30pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #1
Lashley-S Harrison-D Lashley-S 9:25pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #1
Wilson-A Briggs-K Wilson-A 8:30pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #4
Wilson-A Briggs-K Wilson-A 9:25pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #4
McCallister-J Belt-H Briggs-R 8:30pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #5
McCallister-J Belt-H Briggs-R 9:25pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #5
Vaughn-K Host Thurn-T Vaughn-K Host 8:30pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #6 Pick to Play
Vaughn-K Host Thurn-T Vaughn-K Host 9:25pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #6 Pick to Play
MASTERS TEAM: all of your players are over 40 years in age with a maximum of 2 players who are not 40 years old (players under 40 will play with the 'Under 40 rule'
McGlothen-K Richardson-G McGlothen-K 7:00pm @ The Courts in Beaverton Ct #1 WDGT
McGlothen-K Roth-N McGlothen-K 7:55pm @ The Courts in Beaverton Ct #1
McGlothen-K Roth-N McGlothen-K 8:50pm @ The Courts in Beaverton Ct #2
Richardson-G Briggs-Richard Richardson-G 7:55pm @ The Courts in Beaverton Ct #2
Richardson-G Briggs-Richard Richardson-G 8:55pm @ The Courts in Beaverton Ct #2
This is a great new gym BUT  do not arrive before 615pm as we cannot interfere with youth activities 
Peterson-J Toolson-A Ross-R 7:10pm @ Discovery Middle School Ct #1
Ross-R Toolson-A Ross-R 8:05pm @ Discovery Middle School Ct #1
Ross-R Toolson-A Ross-R 9:00pm @ Discovery Middle School Ct #1
 
Schultz-T xxxxx Schultz-T 7:10pm @ Discovery Middle School Ct #2
Schultz-T xxxxx Schultz-T 8:05pm @ Discovery Middle School Ct #2
Schultz-T xxxxx Schultz-T 9:00pm @ Discovery Middle School Ct #2
If you arrive early- please wait in your car till 545pm as HillsideCC has youth activites in the gym
Jamison-A Briggs-Robert Briggs-Robert 6:00pm @ Hillside Community Center Lync Mob 
Peterson-J Martin-J Peterson-J 8:30pm @ Hillside Community Center
Peterson-J Martin-J Peterson-J 9:25pm @ Hillside Community Center
Nelson-M Doolittle-S Nelson-M 7:15pm @ Salvation Army
Nelson-M Doolittle-S Nelson-M 8:10pm @ Salvation Army
Nelson-M Doolittle-S Nelson-M 9:05pm @ Salvation Army
Tillman-L Stores-J Tillman-L 8:00pm @ Warner Pacific College
Tillman-L Stores-J Tillman-L 8:50pm @ Warner Pacific College
Players- in the 630 game wait in the lobby until 6:25pm- as referee will let you in once CCS youth practices are finished
Burns-T Stinson-D Burns-T 6:35pm @ Columbia Christian School
Burns-T Stinson-D Burns-T 7:30pm @ Columbia Christian School
Burns-T Stinson-D Burns-T 8:25pm @ Columbia Christian School
Burns-T Stinson-D Burns-T 9:20pm @ Columbia Christian School
MASTERS TEAM: all of your players are over 40 years in age with a maximum of 2 players who are not 40 years old (players under 40 will play with the 'Under 40 rule'
Romero-J yyyyy Romero-J 8:30pm @ Mt. Scott Community Center Pick to Play
Romero-J yyyyy Romero-J 9:25pm @ Mt. Scott Community Center Pick to Play
This is a great new gym BUT  do not arrive before 615pm as we cannot interfere with youth activities 
Lewis-K Rigdon-T Lewis-K 6:30pm @ Muslim Educational Trust
Lewis-K Rigdon-T Lewis-K 7:25pm @ Muslim Educational Trust
Lewis-K Vasquez-J Lewis-K 8:20pm @ Muslim Educational Trust
Lewis-K Vasquez-J Vasquez-J 9:15pm @ Muslim Educational Trust
Richards-M  Tillman-M Richards-M  6:45pm @ Portland Christian High School
Richards-M  Tillman-M Richards-M  7:40pm @ Portland Christian High School
Richards-M  Tillman-M Richards-M  8:35pm @ Portland Christian High School
Richards-M  Tillman-M Richards-M  9:30pm @ Portland Christian High School
McElroy-K Adzasu-R McElroy-K 7:15pm @ North Clackamas Christian School
McElroy-K Adzasu-R McElroy-K 8:10pm @ North Clackamas Christian School
McElroy-K Adzasu-R McElroy-K 9:05pm @ North Clackamas Christian School

OFF DAYS - here is the list of teams and which date they will play this game:

We have some amazing matchups- for you- on 1 off-day per season.

Imagine your perfect matchup- a 5 point game- against a team you have never played against.

By playing 1 off-day per season, you will get that great game.

And in fact, because the other leagues will be (playing on an off-day, too)- you will get another great matchup.

So our off-day program will possibly give you 2 new teams to play a close game against! Its all about VARIETY and PARITY.

If your a Masters Team, you will get to play another Masters team from another day, if your an A team, you get an A team from another day.

That all being said, we realize that your time/days are valuable and spoken for-- so we want to give you advance notice of this off-day.

Please note your off day of play (now)- and make the appropriate adjustments ahead of time so you can make this game:

 

DAYS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE - OFFICAL DATES WILL BE UPDATED WEEK 1  

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PortlandBasketball.com Spring 1 & 2 A Division
Day Team W L Win % AVG PF AVG PA AVG DIFF STR OF SCHED STREAK RANK PTS
1 Sun Wednesdays Work 1 0 1.00 99 79 20 3.00 W1 45.92
2 Mon MAC A  3 0 1.00 92 67 25 3.17 W3 45.53
3 Wed Portland Marathon  4 0 1.00 75 60 15 2.50 W4 45.19
4 Sun Splash Zone 1 0 1.00 75 68 7 1.50 W1 44.21
5 Mon Milk and Cookies 3 1 0.75 88 79 11 3.90 W2 43.08
6 Sun Canoes 1 0 1.00 100 82 18 0.00 W1 43.03
7 Sun Snap Fitness Ballers 1 1 0.50 84 93 9 3.00 W1 39.64
8 Wed We Want Jimmy 2 2 0.50 81 79 31 3.08 W2 39.37
9 Sun Mastercraft Sun 0 1 0.00 69 91 22 5.00 L1 35.08
10 Mon OC 1 3 0.25 59 79 24 2.25 L1 35.04
11 Wed JLS Custom Homes 0 3 0.00 60 69 9 3.50 L3 33.65
12 Sun MAC AA 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0.00 0 0.00
*Teams who play a minimum of 11 Spring 1 & 2 Games will be playoff eligible Week 6 of Spring 2.
 Masters 40+ Division
Day Team W L Win % AVG PF AVG PA AVG DIFF STR OF SCHED STREAK RANK PTS
1 Wed MAC Masters 4 0 1.00 74 60 14 1.63 W4 40.53
2 Sun Old School (Masters) 1 0 1.00 91 69 22 0.00 W1 39.09
3 Sun SWAG Northwest (masters) 1 0 1.00 50 32 18 0.00 W1 36.13
3 Sun The Mike Perkins (Masters) 1 0 1.00 83 57 26 0.00 W1 36.12
4 Sun Average Joes (masters) 1 0 1.00 75 64 11 0.00 W1 35.80
5 Mon CompView (Masters) 2 1 0.67 65 61 5 2.00 L1 34.25
6 Sun Leadpoint Aztecas 1 0 1.00 58 53 5 0.00 W1 32.76
7 Mon Weiler Ducks (Masters) 1 2 0.33 82 82 9 2.33 W1 32.69
8 Mon Polity Hoops (Masters) 1 1 0.50 100 92 15 2.00 W1 32.11
9 Wed MAC Platinum 2 1 0.67 66 68 9 0.70 W2 29.66
10 Mon Robinsons Canby (Mon) Masters 1 2 0.33 81 87 14 1.78 L2 29.61
11 Wed SWAG Northwest (Masters) 1 3 0.25 73 73 11 2.50 L2 29.35
12 Wed MAC GM 1 1 0.50 81 72 22 1.30 W1 28.45
13 Mon The Domestics (Masters) 0 3 0.00 53 67 15 2.83 L3 26.41
14 Mon Toolby (Masters) 0 2 0.00 79 86 18 2.33 L2 26.07
15 Wed Rip City Express  1 3 0.25 58 61 17 1.74 L1 25.84
16 Wed Robinsons Canby (wed) Masters 1 4 0.20 74 83 16 2.05 L3 25.75
17 Wed LandSharks (Masters) 0 4 0.00 57 80 24 1.33 L4 21.94
Wednesday Spring 1 & 2 B Division
Day Team W L Win % AVG PF AVG PA AVG DIFF STR OF SCHED STREAK RANK PTS
1 Wed MAC Masters 4 0 1.00 74 60 14 1.63 W4 40.53
2 Wed Super Strokers 4 1 0.80 73 70 4 2.05 W2 39.35
3 Wed Kennys Roasters 4 1 0.80 73 70 5 1.84 W2 38.86
4 Wed Tanyas Six Shooters 3 1 0.75 98 75 25 1.75 W1 37.79
5 Wed The Wettersons  3 1 0.75 86 83 12 1.94 L1 37.78
6 Wed MasterCraft (Wed) 2 2 0.50 92 83 15 2.60 L2 35.47
7 Wed Gstone 2 3 0.40 72 76 14 3.35 W1 34.71
8 Wed Masters Team (Davis) 2 2 0.50 68 73 15 1.94 L1 34.46
9 Wed Vancouver Grizzlies 1 3 0.25 83 87 6 2.38 L3 32.44
10 Wed Gorilla Crab Ballers (Intel) 0 2 0.00 61 95 35 3.50 L2 29.31
*Teams who play a minimum of 11 Spring 1 & 2 Games will be playoff eligible Week 6 of Spring 2.
Wednesday Spring 1 & 2 C Division
Day Team W L Win % AVG PF AVG PA AVG DIFF STR OF SCHED STREAK RANK PTS
1 Wed Has Beens 4 0 1.00 79 63 16 1.50 W4 37.51
2 Wed Love Handles 2 0 1.00 79 59 20 1.10 L1 37.04
3 Wed Team Friendship 3 0 1.00 78 64 14 1.00 L1 36.94
4 Wed Tanyas Six Shooters 3 1 0.75 89 77 13 3.38 W1 36.43
5 Wed WDGT 3 1 0.75 66 55 15 2.80 W1 35.74
6 Wed Spirit of Sabonis 4 1 0.80 75 77 10 2.05 L1 35.62
7 Wed Vancouver BTB 3 1 0.75 81 66 20 2.26 W3 35.22
8 Wed Hot Evs 4 1 0.80 78 69 15 0.90 L1 34.47
9 Wed The Gorillas 3 2 0.60 91 78 17 1.97 L1 33.24
10 Wed Swoosh Bros 3 2 0.60 78 72 22 2.10 W1 33.13
11 Wed Team Salt 3 2 0.60 57 56 14 1.88 W2 32.88
12 Wed Blockbuster video 3 2 0.60 77 65 18 1.59 W3 32.74
13 Wed Just the Tip In  2 2 0.50 71 71 13 1.83 W1 31.61
14 Wed Team Run 2 2 0.50 81 95 29 1.91 L1 31.46
15 Wed Boston Pancakes 2 2 0.50 76 75 19 1.59 W1 31.31
16 Wed Eastside Masters Pick to play team 1 3 0.25 66 77 12 3.56 L3 30.16
17 Wed SWAG Northwest (Masters) 1 3 0.25 73 73 11 2.50 L2 29.35
18 Wed Bromen 1 2 0.33 74 72 15 1.60 W1 29.30
19 Wed Schweeaaty Ballerz 1 4 0.20 57 72 19 1.75 W1 27.58
20 Wed Mighty Ducks 0 4 0.00 67 83 16 2.93 L4 26.41
21 Wed Fortis Construction 0 5 0.00 59 83 24 2.13 L5 25.41
*Teams who play a minimum of 11 Spring 1 & 2 Games will be playoff eligible Week 6 of Spring 2.
Wednesday Spring 1 & 2 Rec Division
Day Team W L Win % AVG PF AVG PA AVG DIFF STR OF SCHED STREAK RANK PTS
1 Wed Still Berning 1 0 1.00 80 70 10 1.00 L1 34.08
2 Wed PineRiders 4 0 1.00 78 58 20 0.68 W4 33.94
3 Wed Lync Mob 4 1 0.80 67 61 10 1.65 L1 32.79
4 Wed HDWE Ballaholics 4 1 0.80 85 72 18 1.18 W4 32.16
5 Wed Diablos 3 1 0.75 75 71 7 1.39 W3 31.91
6 Wed Trust the Process 3 1 0.75 67 56 12 0.78 W3 31.01
7 Wed Pardon My Turnaround 3 2 0.60 59 56 17 1.56 W1 29.99
8 Wed The Other Guys 3 2 0.60 73 68 18 1.39 W2 29.85
9 Wed MAC Platinum 2 1 0.67 66 68 9 0.70 W2 29.66
10 Wed Creative 2 2 0.50 77 72 22 1.70 W1 28.97
11 Wed Vancouver Nlight 2 2 0.50 57 64 14 1.49 L1 28.49
12 Wed MAC GM 1 1 0.50 81 72 22 1.30 W1 28.45
13 Wed Theres NO DUI in Team 2 3 0.40 78 91 25 2.33 W2 28.40
14 Wed Run-N-Gun 2 2 0.50 80 85 10 1.14 L2 28.38
15 Wed Blooper Real 2 3 0.40 62 68 10 2.10 L3 28.32
16 Wed Kingsmen 2 3 0.40 70 74 23 1.50 L2 27.37
17 Wed Pick to Play Beaverton 1 3 0.25 86 91 20 2.58 W1 27.09
18 Wed Pick To Play Eastside 1 3 0.25 74 79 14 2.50 L1 26.94
19 Wed Chasing Waterfalls 1 2 0.33 67 71 10 1.50 L1 26.62
20 Wed Pick to Play Beaverton 1 3 0.25 94 105 28 2.20 L3 26.61
21 Wed Trans Am 1 3 0.25 60 67 17 1.81 L3 25.86
22 Wed Rip City Express  1 3 0.25 58 61 17 1.74 L1 25.84
23 Wed Robinsons Canby (wed) Masters 1 4 0.20 74 83 16 2.05 L3 25.75
24 Wed Vancouvers Finest 1 3 0.25 66 64 12 1.28 L2 25.46
25 Wed The Standard 1 4 0.20 75 83 18 1.53 L4 25.06
26 Wed Bagel Boys 2 0 2 0.00 61 83 23 2.40 L2 23.27
27 Wed Offensive Fowls 0 4 0.00 43 62 19 1.33 L4 21.95
28 Wed LandSharks (Masters) 0 4 0.00 57 80 24 1.33 L4 21.94
*Teams who play a minimum of 11 Spring 1 & 2 Games will be playoff eligible Week 6 of Spring 2.

 


  • We have playoffs: College Football has Playoffs -finally- and so does PortlandBasketball.com! The reason we did not do playoffs in the past is because playoffs- historically have teams no-showing (no shows occurred because 'playoffs' occur in set times & locations that did not fit certain teams needs) and so historically PortlandBasketball.com found that teams would rather have all their games be intentionally scheduled rather than have playoffs that occur in a bad time/location. In fact, PortlandBasketball.com focus is two things we consider more important: 1. we provide parity each week (close games) & 2. we allow for schedule requests.
  • There are 4 championships per year; here is how we define our seasons: each season such as Summer 1 & Summer 2 are separately paid for 7 game seasons, but for the sake of defining a 'Summer Champion', it is the combination of the playing in both Summer 1 & Summer 2 that creates your overall record to get you in the 'Summer Championship tournament' (restated: 'Summer1' & 'Summer2'- will have one Summer champion). Thus, PortlandBasketball.com will have a Summer, Fall, Winter & Spring tournament.
  • Date of playoffs: the final week of the 2nd season (for example- for Spring 1 season & Spring 2 season, the championship will occur on the final date of 'Spring 2' season)
  • Awards: you get a photo- Facebook fame! And you got to play 1 free game (the Championship game is an extra/bonus game).
  • To qualify- requirement #1: to play in the tournament you must have played in both seasons of that 'seasonal name' (example for 'Spring' you must have played in Spring1 & Spring2). Exception: for teams that joined late you can 'pay for extra games' as long as you get to 10 games one week prior to the playoff dates).
  • To qualify- requirement #2: - you must finish in the top 4 rankings (in your skill level) & (from the day that you are playing).
  • To qualify- requirement #3: you must be a team with matching jersey colors (every week) plus you paid on time.
  • To quality- requirement #4: if your team caused a game to end early- your team will not eligible to partake in the playoffs
  • The following are the championships that will occur (must play both the 1st & 2nd season- such as Fall1 & Fall2 to be eligible):
  • Monday A & B (the top 4 teams from all the As and Bs will be invited to one combined A tournament)
  • Monday C (the top 4 teams from all the Cs will be invited to a C championship tournament)
  • Monday Rec (the top 4 teams from all the RECREATIONAL teams will be invited to a RECREATIONAL championship tournament)
  • Monday WOMEN  (top 2 ranked teams after the 2 seasons- will play for the 'Womens league championship')
  • Tuesday (top 4 ranked teams after the 2 seasons- will play for the 'Tuesday league championship')
  • Wednesday A & B (the top 4 teams from all the As and Bs will be invited to one combined A tournament)
  • Wednesday C (the top 4 teams from all the Cs will be invited to a C championship tournament)
  • Wednesday Rec (the top 4 teams from all the RECREATIONAL teams will be invited to a RECREATIONAL championship tournament)
  • Thursday (top 4 ranked teams from all the levels- after the 2 seasons- will play for the 'Thursday league championship')
  • Friday (this league does not have a championship- just 7 games)
  • Saturday (this league does not have a championship- just 7 games)
  • Sunday A & B (the top 4 teams from all the As and Bs will be invited to one combined A tournament)
  • Sunday C (the top 4 teams from all the Cs will be invited to a C championship tournament)
  • Sunday Rec (the top 4 teams from all the RECREATIONAL teams will be invited to a RECREATIONAL championship tournament)
  • Sunday COED (top 2 ranked CoEd teams after the 2 seasons- will play for the 'CoEd league championship')

 

Legal Guarding position (1 min)

Legal defensive position is that you are square (in front of) opponent prior to their final step of the move/shot. After the 'moment' of being in front and in 'legal guarding position'- you can be moving backward and/or jumping up and contact should be legal, as seen in this video; in fact, if you are in front and displaced, it can be a charge call.

Incidental contact (21 sec)

This play could have been a no-call as the contact seems very incidental ('incidental' meaning- the contact did not create an unfair advantage for the person being contacted). This video seems to show a defender flopping, not a defender displaced by contact and therefore this could just as easily be a 'no-call' from the referee as the contact was incidental.

Incidental contact (26sec) example 2

Defense gets to position prior to final step of offensive player- thus, the contact is going to be a no call or an offensive foul (offensive foul if the offensive player then displaces/dislodges the defender).

No Call - On a Shot (40 sec)

This is a no-call because the defense is there. Restated - contact is legal if the defense is there first.

No Call - On a Shot (1 min) example 2

This could be a no-call as the contact is not creating a disadvantage and trained referees know that a foul requires three things: 1) illegal position with 2) contact and 3) a disadvantage created and as the ball goes in pretty easily in this video, it kind of makes the argument that there was not really a disadvantage created.

Block/Charge? (36 sec)

Defense gets to position prior to final step of offensive player- thus, the contact is going to be a no call or an offensive foul (offensive foul if the offensive player then displaces/dislodges the defender).

Block/Charge? (1 min) example 2

This looks like a good call (a defensive foul). Plus if you think about it- a defender really should be 'defending'- not setting up for flops. A defender is a player trying to legally impede an offensive player from scoring- but the guy in the video is not trying to prevent scoring as much as he is trying to 'work the referees'.

Various Examples of Foul Calls (6 minutes)

PortlandBasketball.Com encourages players and referees to watch this video. There are 10 explanations of fouls vs 'no calls' vs charges in this training video.

Law of Verticality (1 minute)

If defender gets "in front of" an offensive player prior to that offensive player's final step of his move/shot, than that defender is entitled to (law of verticality) to the space behind him and 'to the ceiling'; in other words the defender can jump straight up (but- proof of jumping straight up- is that defender landed close to the same spot on floor when coming down). Important- for safety- to understand this concept of jumping straight up as opposed to jumping outward.

Law of Verticality (6 minutes) explanation

All players in PortlandBasketball.com, for safety reasons, need to watch this video explanation of the law of verticality and how it relates to safety- thank you.

2016 Verticality Rule

2016 Definition of a Foul &/or a No-Call