Sunday, November 30, 2008

Shane Battier: Taking a Charge

NBA: Bucks vs Rockets FEB 17
I went to Maryland and yes that means that now until I die, the school that I hate the most is Duke Blue Devils. But, I consider myself a true sports fan, a fan of the game of basketball, and I never hate on anyone based on a stupid rivalry. I hate based on style of play. To me Duke plays a style of play that abuses favorable and defunct officiating, especially though the taking of charges. To me a charge should only be called when an offensive player places a defensive player in danger on their way to the basket. Duke and the NCAA has made it the opposite. But if you want to know how to do it (I feel like a father showing his kid how to roll one) here's Shane Battier of the aforementioned Duke University to show you how:

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