NBA Approves Rules Changes
Posted Nov 21 2002 12:14PM
BOG approves changes designed to improve the flow and pace of the game
NEW YORK, April 12 -- The NBA Board of Governors today approved several playing rules changes designed to improve the flow and pace of the game. The new rules will go into effect for the 2001-02 season.
The rules changes had been recommended by a select committee on playing rules chaired by Phoenix Suns Chairman and CEO Jerry Colangelo, and were presented to the board at last month's meeting.
The changes are: