Lew Alcindor Rule

By | September 20, 2021

But he was no match for Artis Gilmore the 7 2 center of Jacksonville. The media nicknamed it the Lew Alcindor rule which prohibited players from making shots above and directly over the cylinder.

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He indicated he thought the rule adopted by the NCAA two years ago was aimed specifically at him.

Lew Alcindor Rule. It was in 1967 and it was because there was a kid named Lew Alcindor who would change his name to Kareem Abdul Jabbar at UCLA who led the Bruins to a 30-0 record and a national title. Heavily sought by collegiate basketball programs he played for the UCLA Bruins from 1966 to 1969 under coach John Wooden contributing to the teams three-y. In 1967 when the NCAA banned dunking a rule that was rescinded in 1976 in part to curb dominant big men Alcindor countered by improving his lovely bag of low-post tricks.

Consequently the no-dunking rule is occasionally referred to as the Lew Alcindor rule With this updated rule both coach John Wooden and Kareem needed to adapt and discover an innovative way to make a 218m start to score. Its very bad when youre legislated against. He will not change the style of the pro game because Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell have already done that with similar though lesser physical endowments.

As a result of the rule Alcindor developed a good hook shot which he used effectively during his playing days in college and the NBA. This was called the Alcindor Rule The Alcindor rule held from 1967 to 1975 when it was rescinded and players were allowed to dunk again. It was still in force in 1970 when UCLA met Jacksonville in the finals.

Lew Alcindor is not the first of the magnificent giants of basketball but he is easily the best today and will soon be the best ever. Alcindors coach at UCLA the legendary John Wooden said the NCAA indicated Alcindor was not the reason for the rule. THE LEW ALCINDOR RULE 1967 In an attempt to reign in the dominance of Lew Alcindor college basketball banned the dunk after the 1967 season.

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Alcindor prized property of the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association was referring to college basketballs no-dunk rule. UCLAs center was 6 8 and pretty good. However the officials did admit his name came up in discussions.

Ad The 1 Rated DAPP Game In The World According to DappRadar. And just think that rule change which lasted until 1976 kept some of the games greatest dunkers from showing what they could really do in college. To keep his team focused on playing and winning basketball games UCLAs legendary coach John Wooden tried to convince everyone and Lew himself that this was not the case.

Ad The 1 Rated DAPP Game In The World According to DappRadar. The coaches did not want the anti-dunk rule exposed for what it really was. Alcindor had graduated in 1969.

While the NCAA denied that Lew had anything to do with the new rule many had already coined the rule as the Lew Alcindor Rule.

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