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It is when an offensive player stands in the paint (the foul shot area) for more than 3 seconds.

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Q: What is the 3 second rule in basketball?
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An offensive player is not allowed to stay in the paint or key for more than 1 second at a time you have to keep moving in and out.

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the ten second rule in basketball is called when the offense (team with the ball) has not yet crossed half court on to the other side within the ten second time limit. The National Basketball Association changed this rule to the "8 second rule", where as the name suggests, an offensive player must cross the ball passed the half court line 8 seconds after gaining possession.

Is there a ten second rule in girls high school basketball?

Varies state to state. NFHS rules state that there is a 10 second rule, however some states(usually the ones that utilize shot clocks such as California) do not use the rule. States without a shot clock (such as Arizona) typically do use the 10 second rule. NCAA women's basketball does not have a 10 second rule.

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An offensive player cannot stand in the key for more than 3 seconds. If he or she does, then the other team gets the ball. In the NBA, this rule applies to defensive players as well.

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An offensive player cannot stand in the key for more than 3 seconds. If he or she does, then the other team gets the ball. In the NBA, this rule applies to defensive players as well.

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How many feet are considered out of the lane according to the 3-second rule in basketball?

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