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Summer league rules

NBA summer leagues use different rules than regular-season games. The most unusual rule is players are allowed 10 fouls. Portland center Greg Oden fouled out in his summer league debut in 2007.
Mike Baldwin Modified: July 5, 2009 at 12:06 am •  Published: July 5, 2009
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NBA summer leagues use different rules than regular-season games. The most unusual rule is players are allowed 10 fouls. Portland center Greg Oden fouled out in his summer league debut in 2007. Other summer rules:

→Games feature four 10-minute quarters

→Teams are allowed two 30-second timeouts per half

→Players are allowed 10 personal fouls

→Teams are in the penalty on the 10th team foul

→If overtime is needed, it’s two minutes

→Halftime lasts only eight minutes


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