However, that could make the end game pretty sloppy. Instead of defenders giving themselves up for telegraphed fouls, inbounds plays will get pretty physical. There is nothing to lose by going hard at the ball and risk fouling. And it will grow more desperate. Those games may become more difficult for officials to manage.
the team that is losing to try and foul and have the refs not call a foul. They they have really hit the other player hard to get a call.
Part of the strategy of the game. But the reviews for clock readjusting and out of bounds calls are interminable. The review for reversing a call needs to have a time limit and perhaps should be done by a centralized location. If it isn't obvious within a minute stick with the call and move on.
With 5 minutes left, shut off the game clock, take the current score of whichever team is ahead (or the scores of both teams if tied), add 10 points, and that becomes the "score-to-make." The first team to that number wins. That would eliminate the need for intentional fouls, cut down on timeouts, and determine a winner without ever having to go to overtime.