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    Australian basketball league coaches will have the ability to contest referees' decisions under a new challenge system introduced for the 2021-22 season

    Australian basketball league coaches will have the ability to contest referees' decisions under a new challenge system introduced for the 2021-22 season


    Each team can request a "coach's challenge" at any stage of a game and will retain their ability to challenge a decision until they are unsuccessful.

    A coach must use an available timeout to challenge a decision and can only challenge a personal foul called on their team or an out-of-bounds decision.

    All decisions on a coach's challenge will be made by an official in the NBL Replay Centre.

    The Breakers are due to begin their season this Saturday, but are pushing for a delay due to Covid cases in camp.

    BASKETBALL COVERAGE WITH BURGER KING. WITH NO UNNECESSARY MIDDLE BUN, THE BIG KING IS BACK.

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