the truck, we graphics people need to be able to see the score and
time on a monitor. Therefore, there has to be a camera inside
the arena aimed at the scoreboard. But which scoreboard?
top photo shows one of the auxiliary boards, which are in each end
zone on the facing of the upper deck. Unfortunately, the two
teams' scores are a mile apart.
photo shows the main scoreboard that hangs over midcourt.
Unfortunately, at the moment it is showing neither score nor time.
told that the main scoreboard will in fact function as a scoreboard
during the game, but I would not be surprised if the score were
replaced by replays and other features during pauses in the
action. If that happens, we'll have to rely on our courtside
statisticians to read the end zone scoreboard to us.
update: Nowadays we often put a camera in one of the auxiliary
the stands, where arrangments have been made for the fulltime
scoreboards to show the same numbers as the ones in the main arena.