twen*ty four sec*ond vi*o*la*tion
1. This occurs when the offensive team in basketball either does not attempt a shot or attempts a shot that does not at least hit the rim or goes in the basket within the 24-second shot clock. Only the NBA, WNBA and FIBA basketball game’s shot clock is 24 seconds long.
2. The defense smothers the offensive player who is unaware of the clock winding down and is then charged with a 24-second violation as the shot clock expires.
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