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# When does the shot clock start in the nba?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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14y ago

Answer1954: The NBA adopts the shot clock. A team must attempt a shot within 24 seconds or lose possession. The shot clock is reset when the ball contacts the rim or backboard, or when the defensive team gains control of the ball. fun fact: the shot clock was introduced to increase game attendance and fans of the game, because it made the game more interesting and it created a challenge!

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When the ball is inbounded and picked up by the player

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