A quarter is 10 minutes long in a NBL game. The NBL is the National Basketball League of Australia and they play four 10 minute quarters.
NBL.com.au. 2021–22 NBL season. The National Basketball League ( NBL) is a men's professional basketball league in Oceania, currently composed of 10 teams: 9 in Australia and 1 in New Zealand. It is the premier professional men's basketball league in Australia and New Zealand.
A minimum of 4 registered players in a team are required to start the game. If a team does not have 4, then the opposition will receive 2 points every minute, up to a maximum of 18 points. If the 4 th player has not arrived by the end of the 1 st Quarter, the game will be considered a forfeit, with an 18-0 score-line .
In Australia, backyard half-courts generally start in size from about 7metres in height to fit the "free-throw line" (or 9m to fit the "three-point line") and 4 or 5 metres in width and upwards. Other popular sizes include; 9m x 5m, 10m x 7m and the FIBA 3x3 regulation sized 15m x 11m half court.
The NBL is the pre-eminent professional men's basketball league in Australia and New Zealand. The league was founded in 1979 and is currently contested by nine teams; eight from Australia and one from New Zealand.
Two parallel lines are perpendicular to the endlines, the inner edge 1.25m from the point on the floor beneath the exact centre of the basket, 0.375m in length and ending 1.20m from the inner edge of the endline.
Basketball courts come in different sizes based on the level of basketball being played. A professional NBA court is 94’ x 50’ | 28.65 x 15.24 m. Courts are comprised of several foundational components: the baskets, the three-point arcs, free-throw (foul) lines, and the half court line.
An NBA game consists of four 12 minute quarters, for a total of 48 minutes, while an NCAA game consists of two 20 minute halves, for a total of 40 minutes. The duration of a basketball game depends on the league. On top of regular playing time, there are also breaks between halves or quarters. The time in each period is also paused during certain breaks in play, like fouls, injuries or time outs.
Each quarter is 10 minutes in length with 1 minute between quarters. There's a 5-minute half-time period after the 2nd quarter. To speed up the game, the game clock runs continuously and only stops at the end of each quarter, during timeouts, and for designated group substitutions.