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  • Welcome To the Next Level Pro Am Basketball Association
  • Next Level Summer Pro Am Begins September 20, 2016
  • Sumner Park District 4320 W. Fifth Ave.
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Next Level Pro Am Basketball Association

BASKETBALL RULES

LENGTH OF GAME

(4) 10 MINUTE QUARTERS

5 MINUTE WARMUPS

ONE MINUTE BETWEEN QUARTERS

CLOCK STOPS ONLY ON TIMEOUTS, JUMP BALLS AND FOUL SHOTS IN LAST MINUTE OF FIRST THREE QUARTERS.

CLOCK STOPS ON EVERYTHING IN THE LAST 2 MINUTES IN THE 4 QUARTER.

YOU CAN ONLY ADVANCE THE BALL IN THE LAST 2 MINUTES OF THE 4TH QUARTER
LAST 2 MINUTES IN THE 4TH QUARTER YOU HAVE FRONT AND BACK COURT OPTION

AWAY FROM THE PLAY FOUL ONLY OCCURS IN THE LAST 2 MINUTES IN THE 4TH QUARTER

24 SECOND SHOT CLOCK WILL BE USED

NUMBER OF OFFICIALS: 2 OFFICIALS

SHOT CLOCK: 24- SECOND SHOT CLOCK WILL BE USED

PLAYER FOUL LIMIT: 6 FOULS PER GAME

TIME OUT ALLOCATED: 1 FULL & 1 (20) SEC TIMEOUTS TO BE USED IN THE FIRST

1 FULL & 1 (20) SEC TIMEOUTS TO BE USED IN EACH QUARTER

NUMBER OF PLAYERS PER TEAM: 12 PLAYERS PER TEAM.

ANY NBA PLAYER OR EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL PLAYER IS ELIGIBLE IF AVAILABLE.

MAN TO MAN DEFENSE OR ZONE UTILIZING NBA GUIDELINES

DEFENSIVE 3 SECONDS – AUTOMATIC 1 SHOT TECHNICAL FOUL

DELAY OF GAME WARNING – 1ST OFFENSE IS A WARNING
2ND OFFENSE IS A TECHNICAL FOUL

OVERTIME IS 3 MINUTES. EACH TEAM WILL ONLY RECEIVE ONE ADDITIONAL TIMEOUT IN OVERTIME.

MEN’S FALL PRO AM BASKETBALL STARTING SEPTEMBER 20, 2016


NEXT LEVEL MEN’S FALL PRO AM BASKETBALL STARTING SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
WE ARE LOOKING FOR QUALITY TEAMS THAT WANT TO PLAY AT THE NBA LEVEL OF BASKETBALL IN CHICAGO. 
WHEN: SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
WHERE: SUMNER PARK DISTRICT 4320 W. 5th Ave CHICAGO, IL 60624

DAYS: TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS

TIME: EVENINGS (2 GAMES A NIGHT)
ENTRY FEE: $400.00 / REQUIRES AT LEAST $200.00 DEPOSIT
LOOKING FOR THE FIRST 8 – 10 TEAMS
1ST PLACE PRIZE:CHAMPIONSHIP HATS, AND T-SHIRTS, TROPHIES, JACKETS
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: 
NEXT LEVEL PRO AM BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Phone: 773-339-6938 
EMAIL: NLPABA@YAHOO.COM
WE HAVE WAITED LONG ENOUGH AND THE TIME IS NOW!

Sumner Park Supervisor Deon Powell and Mr. Tony Bennett

Next Level Pro Am Staff with Mr. Tony Bennett

NLPABA SUMMER LEAGUE RULES AND REGULATIONS

ENTRY FEE FOR THE LEAGUE REQUIRES A $200.00 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT TO SECURE YOUR POSITION. YOUR REMAINING BALANCE MUST BE PAID BY YOUR 3 GAME.

ALL TEAMS MUST ARRIVE AT LEAST ½ HOUR BEFORE THERE DESIGNATED GAME TIME TO ALLOW TIME FOR PLAYER CHECK IN AND TIME TO GET DRESSED INTO LEAGUE UNIFORM. TEAMS WILL BE GIVEN A 15 MINUTE GRACE PERIOD AFTER THAT THE OFFICIAL START TIME TO BE DRESSED AND ON THE COURT. ANYTIME AFTER THAT WILL RESULT INTO A FORFEIT.
 
ALL REFEREE FEES MUST BE PAID PRIOR TO THE START OF ANY GAME AND MUST BE PAID TO THE SCORES TABLE NOT THE OFFICIALS.

REFEREE FEES ARE $55.00 

IF YOU FORFEIT ONE GAME YOU ARE OUT OF THE LEAGUE!!!!!

COACHES WILL BE NOTIFIED OF ANY GAME OR TIME CHANGES AS MUCH IN ADVANCE AS POSSIBLE. IT’S IMPORTANT THAT WE HAVE CURRENT AND UPDATED CONTACT INFORMATION FOR EACH TEAMS REPRESENTATIVE.

TEAM ROSTERS ARE FINALIZED AFTER THEIR THIRD GAME AND NO TEAM CAN HAVE MORE THAN 12 PLAYERS ON THEIR ROSTER. ONLY PLAYERS THAT CAN BE ADDED ARE EUROPEAN PROFESSIONALS, FORMER, OR CURRENT NBA PLAYERS

EACH TEAM IS ALLOWED TO HAVE ONE HEAD COACH AND ONE ASSISTANT COACH ON THEIR BENCH. NOBODY WHO IS NOT PART OF THE TEAM IS ALLOWED ON THE BENCH FOR ANY REASON AT ALL. NO EXCEPTIONS!

ALL PLAYERS AND COACHES MUST SIGNED AND HAVE A LIABILITY WAIVER FORM ON FILE IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE.

ALL PLAYERS AND COACHES MUST HAVE A CURRENT STATE ID OR DRIVERS LICENSE ON FILE WITH THE LEAGUE OFFICE. NO ID, THEN YOU CANT PLAY!


UNIFORMS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE HEAD COACH OR TEAM REPRESENATIVE BEFORE THE START OF EVERY GAME. YOU WILL BE GIVEN A SACK WITH YOUR UNIFORMS LAUNDERED AND FOLDED. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO GET THE UNIFORMS BACK TO THE TABLE PERSONELL. IF YOU RECEIVE 10, THEN YOU SHOULD RETURN 10. 

FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN THE PLAYER BEING DISQUALIFIED FROM THE LEAGUE OR A $25.00 FINE BEING PAID. IF AT ANYTIME A PLAYER DOES NOT HAVE A UNIFORM HE CANNOT PLAY IN THE LEAGUE.
 
 
IF FOR ANY REASON A PLAYER OR COACH IS ASKED TO LEAVE THE GYMNASIUM BY STAFF FOR BEHAVIOR ISSUES THEY WILL NOT BE ALLOWED BACK INTO THE FACILITY THAT DAY. NOT EVEN TO WATCH THE GAMES. THIS IS SERIOUS BUSINESS. SO PLEASE NOTIFY YOUR PLAYERS OR TEAM MEMBERS BEFORE THE START OF THE SEASON.

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