Art. 50 – Shot clock operator: Duties

New rules

Art. 50.3 Stopped and reset to 24 seconds, with no display visible, when:

  • The ball touches the ring of the opponents’ basket and it is controlled by the team that was not in control of the ball before it has touched the ring.

Art. 50.4 Stopped and reset to 14 seconds, with 14 seconds visible, when:

  • After the ball has touched the ring on an unsuccessful last free throw, or on a pass, if the team which regains control of the ball is the same team that was in control of the ball before the ball touched the ring.

Reason for change

The ball lodging between the ring and the backboard shall be considered as the ball having touched the ring. To be in line with the other similar articles.