Rus News Journal

Europe more close to NBA

At session of World technical commission FIBA a number of changes in the rules directed on rapprochement of standards of NBA and FIBA becomes accepted, the representative of Russia in this commission Michael Davidov izdanju " has informed; Sports - the Express train . In particular, it is planned to remove trehochkovuju a line on 50 centimetres, and the form of a three-second zone to change with trapetseidalnoj to the rectangular. Such decision FIBA will approach the European basketball to NBA standards. In the USA just - taki the three-second zone has a squared shape, and trehochkovaja the line is on a boundary in 7,27 metres that on metre further, than in Europe. Thanking these changes, probably, will increase zreleshchnost matches. It is necessary to notice that by the way of North American leagues there is also a hockey, accepting for NHL ideal. If these to change are confirmed in March at session of Central bureau FIBA in Beijing, they will come into force on October, 1st, 2009. And a year before less essential amendments can start to operate. So, a break between half of game to be reduced with 15 till 10 minutes, the rules connected with transfer of a ball in a rear zone will change.