The WNBA Board of Governors approved two rules changes for the upcoming 2016 season, the league announced today.
First, the 24-second shot clock will reset to 14 seconds after an offensive rebound (or when the offensive team otherwise retains possession after the ball contacts the rim).
Second, the below rules will now use the last two minutes as the timing guideline, a change from the last one minute:
Both rule changes were recommended by the WNBA’s Competition Committee at its meeting on Dec. 2.
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