Video FA1829 – Play Discussion: Game Disqualification

Event: FIBA Basketball World Cup – Spain 2014
Game: Serbia 73 vs. 89 Spain

Fourth Period
2:48 – A Technical Foul is called against Coach Team White.
0:52 – An Offensive Foul is called against Red-10.
After this foul, during the dead ball, Technical Fouls are called against Coach Team White and Coach Team Red for behavior towards each other.
The game is resumed with a throw-in to Team White.
Coach Team White is disqualified for the remainder of the game because he committed two (2) Technical Fouls (‘C’) as a result of this personal unsportsmanlike behavior.

FIBA Rules 2017
Art. 36 Technical Foul
36.3.4. A coach shall be disqualified for the remainder of the game when he is charged with 2 technical fouls (‘C’) as a result of his personal unsportsmanlike behavior.
36.3.5. If a player or a coach is disqualified under Art. 36.3.3 or Art. 36.3.4, that technical foul
shall be the only foul to be penalized and no additional penalty for the disqualification
shall be administered.

A technical foul against the coach for his personal unsportsmanlike behavior shall
be indicated by entering a ‘C’. A second similar technical foul shall also be indicated
by entering a ‘C’, followed by a ‘GD’ in the following space.

All fouls against both teams involving penalties of the same severity and cancelled
according to Art. 42 shall be indicated by adding a small ‘c’ beside the ‘P’, ‘T’, ‘C’, ‘B’,
‘U’ or ‘D’.


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