Disqualifying Foul

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37.1 Definition

37.1.1 A disqualifying foul is any flagrantly unsportsmanlike action by a player or team bench personnel.

37.1.2 A coach who has received a disqualifying foul shall be replaced by the assistant coach as entered on the scoresheet. If no assistant coach is entered on the scoresheet, he shall be replaced by the captain (CAP).

37.2 Penalty

37.2.1 A disqualifying foul shall be charged against the offender.

37.2.2 Whenever the offender is disqualified according to the respective articles of these rules, he shall go to and remain in his team's dressing room for the duration of the game or, if he so chooses, he shall leave the building.

37.2.3 Free throw(s) shall be awarded:

  • To any opponent, as designated by his coach in the case of a non-contact foul.
  • To the player who was fouled in the case of a contact foul.

Followed by:

  • A throw-in at the centre line extended, opposite the scorer’s table.
  • A jump ball in the centre circle to begin the first period.

37.2.4 The number of free throws shall be awarded as follows:

  • If the foul is committed on a player not in the act of shooting: two (2) free throws.
  • If the foul is committed on a player in the act of shooting: the goal, if made, shall count and in addition one (1) free throw.
  • If the foul is committed on a player in the act of shooting and the goal is not made: two (2) or three (3) free throws.