Basketball Clocks And Time

In this chapter, we'll discuss how time affects the game of basketball by learning about the clocks and timing rules you should know.

The Clocks

Time is an important part of the game of basketball. Below is a picture of the two (2) clocks that keep track of all time in basketball. Don't be intimidated by this picture. We'll walk you through every piece of it step by step in this chapter.

Basketball Clocks

What We'll Be Learning

First, we'll learn about the structure of a basketball game. You'll be able to answer the following questions:

Next, we'll cover the two (2) clocks that keep track of all time in a basketball game:

Finally, we'll follow up with a discussion of timeouts and end with the rules of overtime.

Glossary Terms

At any point, you can go to our basketball glossary and look up any of the terms discussed in these chapters. Here are all the terms we will be covering related to basketball clocks and time:

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