NBA Bans Midcourt Sideline TV Cameras For Safety


In an effort to protect players and referees, the NBA has banned midcourt sideline television cameras, effective immediately, sources said.

The edict comes a little more than a week after referee Scott Wall rolled his ankle when he tripped over a midcourt cameraman in the Memphis Grizzlies’ 102-101 win over the Nuggets on Jan. 21 in Denver. LeBron James suffered an ankle injury when he tripped over a midcourt camera during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals last season in Atlanta.

Source: Brian Windhorst of ESPN

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