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: In the LAST Minute of the game, the clock 'Toggles' in/out of Stop-Time based on a 6pt (Stop Clock) / 7pt (Run Clock) point differential.
3) Wednesday Spring 1 2019: Your team will play 8 games over 7 weeks as our dates for Wed Spring 1 2019 are: Apr 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22nd.
Wednesday April 24th (3 of 7)
    UnderBold means two games this day
 
Crew Chief Referee Gym Lead Time Location Home Team Visitor Team
McCallister-J Garcia-M McCallister-J 8:30pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #1 MAC GM vs No Look
McCallister-J Garcia-M McCallister-J 9:25pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #1 Spirit of Sabonis vs Dank Bros
Briggs-R Doble-R Briggs-R 8:30pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #4 Lamichael James Boys vs Dub Claw
Briggs-R Doble-R Briggs-R 9:25pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #4 Run-N-Gun (Masters) vs Octane Infinity (masters)
Vaughn-K McElroy-K Vaughn-K 8:30pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #5 24 HR (Hillsboro)  vs Gorilla Crab Ballers (INTEL)
Vaughn-K McElroy-K Vaughn-K 9:25pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #5 MasterCraft (Wed) vs No Look
Richards-M Buse-K Richards-M 8:30pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #6 Run-N-Gun (Masters) vs Pick to Play Beaverton
Richards-M Buse-K Richards-M 9:25pm @ Beaverton Hoop Ct #6 Dub Claw vs Pick to Play Beaverton
Players must WAIT in car till 10 minutes before game time. 
Coleman-AC Roth-N Coleman-AC 6:00pm @ Muslim Education Trust SWAG Northwest (Masters) vs The Gorillas
Coleman-AC Roth-N Coleman-AC 6:50pm @ Muslim Education Trust Bumblebees vs Robinsons Canby (wed) Masters
Coleman-AC Roth-N Coleman-AC 7:40pm @ Muslim Education Trust One for One vs Burntwood Legends
Coleman-AC Roth-N Coleman-AC 8:35pm @ Muslim Education Trust One for One vs Just the Tip In 
Players must WAIT in car till 10 minutes before game time. 
 *** Players- Do not prop open door at Discovery because of Gym Security Rule***
Wilson-A Bryant-C Wilson-A 7:00pm @ Discovery Middle School Ct #1 The Medium Fundamentals vs Tanya's Six Shooters
Wilson-A Bryant-C Wilson-A 7:55pm @ Discovery Middle School Ct #1 Podunk 5.0 vs Tanya's Six Shooters
Wilson-A Bryant-C Wilson-A 8:55pm @ Discovery Middle School Ct #1 MAC AA (SUN) vs The Come Back Kids
Emily E Door MGR  720-800pm @ Discovery Middle School Door
Emily E Door MGR  800-920pm @ Discovery Middle School Door
Sullivan-M Bracero-P Sullivan-M 7:10pm @ Discovery Middle School Ct #2 Diablos (Masters) vs Trans Am
Sullivan-M Bracero-P Sullivan-M 8:05pm @ Discovery Middle School Ct #2 The Medium Fundamentals vs Team 2
Sullivan-M Bracero-P Sullivan-M 9:00pm @ Discovery Middle School Ct #2 Vangresham vs Team 2
Players must WAIT in car till 10 minutes before game time. 
Nelson-M Burns-T Nelson-M 7:15pm @ Salvation Army Lil Boys vs Has Beens
Nelson-M Burns-T Nelson-M 8:10pm @ Salvation Army Wettersons vs Has Beens
Nelson-M Burns-T Nelson-M 9:05pm @ Salvation Army Offensive Fowls vs Cobras (Masters) 
Richards-M XXX Richards-M 6:00pm @ Hillside Community Center Western Stars vs JR Money (TUES)
Amosu-O Gaska-R Amosu-O 8:30pm @ Hillside Community Center Rise Guys vs HDWE Ballaholics (Masters)
Amosu-O Gaska-R Amosu-O 9:25pm @ Hillside Community Center Better Call Gasol vs Theres NO DUI in Team
Parking at CCS is only on the east side of the gym - accessed from Glisan then going south on 91st ave. 
Players must stay out of gym at CCS till 10 minutes prior to first listed game time, wait in Lobby until you are let in.
Stinson-D Romero-J Stinson-D 6:00pm @ Columbia Christian School SANDY Tyler Smith from High school vs Campbell Global
Stinson-D Romero-J Stinson-D 6:50pm @ Columbia Christian School West Coast Ballers vs Talkin Bout practice 
Stinson-D Romero-J Stinson-D 7:45pm @ Columbia Christian School LA Fitness Bums vs The Standard
Stinson-D Romero-J Stinson-D 8:40pm @ Columbia Christian School Dads Meatloaf vs Kennys Roasters
Stinson-D Romero-J Stinson-D 9:35pm @ Columbia Christian School Team Friendship vs Kennys Roasters
Duilio-M Wilkins-J Duilio-M 5:20pm Bend Hoops
Duilio-M Wilkins-J Duilio-M 6:15pm Bend Hoops

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  

Team Off Day
   
A/B Teams  
   
*Kennys Roasters 11/15
WDGT 11/29
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Wednesday Spring 1 & 2 A & B Division
Spring 1 Record
Day Team W22 L2 Win %2 AVG PF AVG PA AVG DIFF STR OF SCHED STREAK RANK PTS
1 Wed Dank Bros 2 0 1.00 86 78 8 1.50 W2 43.98
2 Wed Dads Meatloaf 2 0 1.00 76 73 3 1.25 W2 39.98
3 Wed The Come Back Kids 2 0 1.00 100 93 7 1.25 W2 39.75
4 Wed No Look 1 1 0.50 82 81 4 3.00 W1 39.21
5 Wed Kennys Roasters 1 1 0.50 92 79 19 3.75 W1 35.23
6 Wed Wettersons 1 1 0.50 86 82 5 3.17 L1 35.04
7 Wed MasterCraft (Wed) 0 2 0.00 75 83 9 3.50 L2 33.14
8 Wed Spirit of Sabonis 0 1 0.00 77 82 5 3.00 L1 32.80
9 Wed MAC A 0 1 0.00 95 103 8 5.00 L1 29.86
10 Wed Better Call Gasol 0 2 0.00 81 92 11 4.00 L2 29.13
*Teams who play a minimum of 12 Spring 2 Games will be playoff eligible Week 7 of Spring 2.
Wednesday Spring 1 & 2 C Division
Spring 1 Record
Day Team W22 L2 Win %2 AVG PF AVG PA AVG DIFF STR OF SCHED STREAK RANK PTS
1 Wed 24 HR (Hillsboro)  1 0 1.00 90 82 8 2.00 W1 38.28
2 Wed Talkin Bout practice  2 0 1.00 88 64 25 1.00 W2 37.25
3 Wed Team Friendship 2 0 1.00 81 65 16 1.00 W2 37.12
4 Wed Has Beens 2 0 1.00 85 71 14 0.75 W2 36.82
5 Wed Vangresham 1 0 1.00 87 81 6 0.00 W1 35.85
6 Wed One for One 2 1 0.67 79 70 10 1.17 W2 33.38
7 Wed Gorilla Crab Ballers (INTEL) 1 1 0.50 59 62 5 2.33 W1 32.62
8 Wed Podunk 5.0 1 1 0.50 99 88 19 2.00 W1 32.38
9 Wed The Gorillas 1 1 0.50 66 76 17 2.00 W1 31.86
10 Wed Just the Tip In  1 1 0.50 59 56 6 1.00 L1 31.10
11 Wed Tanya's Six Shooters 1 1 0.50 77 93 17 1.25 L1 31.00
12 Wed Tanya's Six Shooters 1 1 0.50 86 98 14 1.00 L1 30.86
13 Wed Lil Boys 1 2 0.33 76 78 10 1.50 L2 29.62
14 Wed West Coast Ballers 0 2 0.00 80 83 3 3.25 L2 28.12
15 Wed Pick to Play Beaverton 0 2 0.00 68 73 5 3.50 L2 28.04
16 Wed Theres NO DUI in Team 0 2 0.00 85 96 11 2.58 L2 26.83
17 Wed Burntwood Legends 0 2 0.00 59 67 8 2.50 L2 26.61
18 Wed Pick to Play Beaverton 0 2 0.00 83 103 20 2.50 L2 26.54
19 Wed Dub Claw 0 2 0.00 62 72 10 1.67 L2 25.50
20 Wed Team 2 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0.00 0 0.00
*Teams who play a minimum of 12 Spring 2 Games will be playoff eligible Week 7 of Spring 2.
Wednesday Spring 1 & 2 Rec Division
Spring 1 Record
Day Team W22 L2 Win %2 AVG PF AVG PA AVG DIFF STR OF SCHED STREAK RANK PTS
1 Wed SANDY Tyler Smith from High school 2 0 1.00 72 64 9 1.50 W2 34.54
2 Wed Campbell Global 2 0 1.00 59 45 15 0.75 W2 33.79
3 Wed Bumblebees 2 0 1.00 76 65 11 0.75 W2 33.72
4 Wed LA Fitness Bums 1 0 1.00 105 97 8 0.00 W1 33.13
5 Wed Offensive Fowls 1 1 0.50 62 59 8 1.25 L1 28.15
6 Wed Trans Am 1 2 0.33 68 76 9 1.50 L1 26.37
7 Wed The Medium Fundamentals 0 1 0.00 65 87 22 4.00 L1 24.65
8 Wed Western Stars 0 1 0.00 56 58 2 3.00 L1 24.20
9 Wed Rise Guys 0 2 0.00 77 90 13 2.25 L2 23.07
10 Wed The Standard 0 2 0.00 72 81 9 1.50 L2 22.29
*Teams who play a minimum of 12 Spring 2 Games will be playoff eligible Week 7 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 3 championships per year; here is how we define our seasons/championships: PortlandBasketball.com will have a Fall, Winter & Spring Championship Tournament. There is NO summer tournament. Fall is the tournament for the teams who play both Fall1 and Fall2... Winter Tournament is for teams playing Winter1 and Winter2. Spring Tournament is for teams playing Spring1 and Spring2. Summer- we will have rankings but no 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