8 sec*ond vi*o*la*tion
1. This refers to when the team with possession does not advance the ball out of the backcourt past the half-court line in 8 seconds or less. Once the team inbounds the ball, they have no more than eight seconds to advance the ball past mid-court.
If the team is charged with an 8-second violation, they then give possession to their opponent and are charged with a turnover.
1. Rondo is lazy bringing the ball up court and is whistled with an 8-second violation, therefore turning the ball over.
2. The full court press proves to be too much for the Bulls, as they fail to get the ball past mid-court in time and are charged with an 8-second violation.
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