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A lane violation is when a player tries to get a rebound before the ball gets to touch the rim during a free throw (high school rules). A key violation or "3 in the key" is when a player (offensive player or defensive player) is under the basket (known as the "paint") for more than 3 seconds.

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Q: What is a lane or key violation in basketball?
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What is lane violation in basketball?

a foul

What are the three different violations in basketball?

lane violation goaltending violation offensive interference defensive interference kicked ball violation

In basketball is a foul and a violation the same thing?

Generally, the answer is no. For instance, a lane violation is not a foul. When a player is shooting a free throw, the other players underneath the basket are not allowed to enter the key until that player releases (shoots) the ball. If they enter the key before the player shoots the ball, that is a lane violation, and the player will shoot another free throw (unless he made the shot). Thus, a violation is not always a foul.

If an offensive player stands in the lane for 3 seconds a violation occurs in basketball?

Yes, it is called an offensive three second violation.

How many seconds do you get in the lane in basketball?

you mean in the 'key'?? - 3 seconds.

What is two more names for a key?

The two other names for the key in basketball is the lane and the paint

How many seconds in the free throw lane is a violation for an offensive player?

three seconds. Three in the key.

Is it a 3 second violation when you have 1 foot in and 1 foot out of the key in a basketball game?


What is three seconds in the key violation?

When the player with the ball is inside the key (also called lane or paint (as in painted area) for three seconds

Is traveling in a basketball violation or a foul?


Does it matter if one or two feet are in the lane for more than three seconds for an offensive three second violation?

One foot has to be in the lane in order to get called for 3 in the key.

What are the pentalites in basketball?

Traveling Walking Backcourt Violation Over-The-Back foul Shooting Foul Offensive Foul Reaching in foul On the pass foul Blocking Foul Charging Three seconds in the key Eight Seconds Backcourt Five seconds Inbounding Out Of Bounds Shot Clock Violation Flagrant Foul Technical Foul Lane Violation 10 seconds Free Throw Violation Carrying I think that's it. -David

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