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I think you're referring to NBA and College Basketball games. NBA games consist of four, 12-minute quarters while college Basketball games consist of two, 20-minute halves. I'm not sure what the reasons are other than the level of talent of each league.

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Q: Why are some basketball games split into 4 quarters and some games split into basically two really long quarters?
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