Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The NBA has officially made 20-second timeouts 60 seconds long?

At the last Celtics game I went to, I noticed a smaller clock underneath the shot clock positioned above the basket.  I quickly realized its purpose: To count down the seconds remaining during timeouts before play starts again.

It's a nice bit of information to have, and I'm glad the NBA decided to add it.  However, in doing so the league is blatantly admitting that one of its longstanding rules is an absolute farce:

When the PA announcer says "20-second timeout," 60 seconds go up on the clock.   Hmm...

1 comment:

  1. Enough time for 2 commercials, 30 seconds each.


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