Though there are no major rule changes this season NBA referees have been ordered to make more foul calls that will allow for an increased offensive freedom for its players. This new move is an attempt to curb the NBA’s continuous scoring downturn.
Any contact from the midcourt to the free-throw line extended and areas along the baseline toward the basket will be called a foul. This includes forearms.
This is a trade nearly big enough to steal the spotlight from the draft. ESPN - Sources: Nets agree to trade Jefferson to Bucks for Yi, Simmons I like this trade for Jersey, because it's way past time for Jefferson to move on and get a fresh start.