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shot clock

n.
A timing device that is used in certain sports to indicate how many seconds remain for a team to take a shot before having to surrender possession of the ball.

shot′ clock`


n.
a clock used in basketball games to limit to a specific length the time taken between shots.
[1980–85]
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On Monday the NCAA changed the men's shot clock from 35 seconds to 30 to match the women's shot clock.
When the ball was tapped away from the hands of Dunnigan, this in itself did not constitute a loss of possession on the part of the offensive team and therefore did not stop the shot clock from counting down," said the PBA in a statement.
Fans will see coaches calling for 'time outs' in the middle of a game, announcing a 'power point' and play a 'shoot out' to decide the winners of each match while live entertainment, a running shot clock and many more features will 'Break the Code' of the traditional etiquette of tennis to attract a new audience to the sport
GOLF: Former European number one Colin Montgomerie believes the introduction of a shot clock would instantly solve the problem of slow play on the course.
Dott, who beat Ebdon 10-6 in a seven-and-half-hour snoozefest, said: "There should be a rule brought in for slow play or we should think about having a shot clock and timeouts.
A free app called Real Cool Shot Clock is available for download.
The 3s that we used to take will be open at the end of the shot clock rather than the beginning of the shot clock," said senior Abi Akanni, who hit two of the Raiders' seven treys last night.
And even the veterans' tournament has had a 30-second shot clock imposed this year.
Since 2005 when the 25-second shot clock time limit was introduced to the Premier League, O'Sullivan's record in the competition reads WWWWWRU, yet he will be sent off at his biggest price since the rule change.
The Wildcats got within two points at 66-64, but Keith Wilkinson took a pass from Lodrick Stewart in the left corner with the shot clock winding down and buried his second 3-pointer of the season.
Basketball Shot Clock -- During the 1950 NBA season the Fort Wayne Pistons beat the Minneapolis Lakers 19-18; for some reason fans under whelmed.
The 29-year-old American who takes over from Mike Finger for the new season beginning on September 30, believes the 24 second shot clock used in BBL games will demand the biggest adjustment of his new position.