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Three seconds in the key is when and offensive player stands in the key for 3 seconds, the result is loss of possesion

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How many seconds are you allowed in the key in basketball?

Three Seconds


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


When do you get a 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.


How long can an offensive player stay in the key for?

Three seconds, same way for a defensive player, both are allowed only three seconds in the key.


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

three seconds. Three in the key.


What does offensive 3 seconds mean?

It means you can't be in the key for three seconds


How long can you spend in the key in basketball?

if your on offense then you can only be in the key for three seconds


Is it a three second violation to dribble the ball in the key more than three seconds?

no


How many seconds is a player allowed to stand in their teams key for?

Three seconds and if they get called for the "3 in the key" the possession goes to the other team.


How long can an offense player be in the key in basketball?

In the NBA, they can only stay in the key for three seconds.


In basketball is there ever a time when you can be in the key for longer than three seconds?

Yes, on defense you can be in the key for longer than three seconds but in some leagues like the NBA you have to be an arms length of an Offensive player.


What is an offensive three second violation in basketball?

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.

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