After a fatal mistake, the secretary’s employee is severely punished by the LKL

After a fatal mistake, the secretary’s employee is severely punished by the LKL
After a fatal mistake, the secretary’s employee is severely punished by the LKL

13 seconds before the end of the game, Ignas Sargiūnas passed the ball to Žygimantas Janavičius behind the back line according to the rules, and he returned it to his teammate Mindaugas Girdžiūnas who was on the field.

Game time, according to official basketball rules, should have started when the ball was touched by a player on the court. However, the referees of the match secretariat started the timer earlier. This blunder by the secretariat was of great importance and could decide the outcome of the match.

The erring referee of the secretariat – a temporary worker is suspended from working in the secretariat of matches in the LKL Championship for a period of 1 month.

Also, in accordance with the procedure established in the LKL regulations, sanctions of suspension from refereeing in the “Betsafe-LKL” championship will be imposed on the match referees responsible for the time in this situation.

According to the LKL regulations and the official rules of FIBA ​​basketball, the Mažeikiai team could file a protest, but they did not do so, as provided for in the Procedure for Filing a Protest.

The team could do this after the end of the match, but no later than within 15 minutes after the end of the match, with the captain of the Mažeikiai team signing the match protocol, in the place designated for the captain’s signature in case of protest.

In the absence of a protest, the result of the match was recorded as it was at the end of the match.

Another incident was recorded at the end of this match. LKL has started an investigation into a possible racist attack by fans against a player of the Mažeikiai team. The league will seek to identify the person who provoked and insulted the basketball player. After identifying the basketball fan, he will be banned from attending competitions organized by the Lithuanian Basketball League.

The Lithuanian Basketball League does not tolerate any unethical behavior related to discrimination of a person due to origin, race, nationality, religion, language, gender, sexual orientation or due to other circumstances related to the person, personal characteristics and encourages everyone to be tolerant, to adhere to the values ​​of humanity, democracy , principles of equal opportunities, realization of freedom, ethics and tolerance.

The article is in Lithuanian

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