A three second violation is a rule violation in basketball, which occurs when an offensive player is standing in the paint for more than three seconds.
Yes, it is called an offensive three second violation.
when you stand in the key for more than three seconds on offense or if your man is far away from you and your in the key for more than three seconds on defence.
Of course,offense or defense can get three second violations!
three seconds. Three in the key.
if you have both of your feet in the lane for three seconds, it is the other team's ball, which would be imbounded at the baseline
== == If an offensive team player stayed in the key-hole (painted area) for more than 3 seconds its called a 3 seconds violation. Ball awarded to the opposing team! In the NBA, there is also a defensive three second call. If a defensive player is in the painted area for three seconds while not guarding an offensive player, the officials can call a defensive three second violation. This rule was put in to keep teams who play the zone defense from placing a player in the lane solely for rebounding or keeping an offensive player from driving the lane.
One foot has to be in the lane in order to get called for 3 in the key.
Yes, but officials usually focus on a 5 second inbound violation rather than a three second violation.
Otherwise known as three-seconds-in-the-key-way. Players on the offensive team are only allowed 3 seconds in their keyway at anytime, well, as long as the ref is looking. If called 'Three-seconds' the ball is given to the opposing team from the baseline.
When the player with the ball is inside the key (also called lane or paint (as in painted area) for three seconds