A quarter in basketball refers to the period of time in one section of a basketball game. A NBA game is split into four, 12 minute periods that are referred to as quarters. The game clock reads how much time is left in every given quarter, starting at 12 and running all the way to zero.
Generally, a basketball game has four quarters and the time frame of each quarter might differ depending upon which game you watch. For an NBA basketball game, this time frame is 12 minutes meanwhile for a FIBA game, it is 10 minutes.
Basketball games are played in quarters, and each game is played in four 10-minute quarters (FIBA) or 12-minute NBA play. University men’s games use 20-minute halves, and university women’s games use 10 minute quarters. Most high schools or university games in the US go for 8 quarters, but this ranges from one state to another.
There are four quarters in all Basketball Games, but different associations follow different game rules. In NBA games every quarter consists of 12 minutes, Fiba’s four quarters consist of 10 minutes, and high school basketball quarters divide by 8 minutes.
In basketball, the quarter formula is used mostly during professional-level games. There are four quarters in the whole game. The duration for each quarter varies according to the playtime of the match. For instance, the NBA quarter means 12 minutes while leagues and championships quarters are 10 minutes, respectively.
Basketball games consist of two 10-minute quarters (FIBA) or 12-minute sessions (NBA). University games include halftime, and university women’s games use quarters lasting 10 minutes. High school games typically last 8 quarters in the US but vary from state to state.
An NBA quarter is the same length as those in the WNBA. An NBA quarter is 12 minutes long on the clock. The playing time is vastly different from the length of time the quarter lasts, and the NBA quarters can sometimes go up to 30 minutes in length.
The NBA has four 12 minute quarters (48 minutes in total) and the NCAA goes with two 20-minute halves (40 minutes in total). FIBA also uses four 10 minutes quarters to perfectly match the NCAA’s total time.