Is 30 minutes as long as a Basketball game?
It's about three-fifths as long as a Basketball game
The length of a Basketball game is about 48 minutes.
(NBA regulation; playing time only)
Per National Basketball Association rules , a basketball game (without an overtime) consists of four periods of 12 minutes each, for a total of 48 minutes of playing time. The first basketball game, played in a Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, was played in two 15-minute halves and ended with a score of 1-0.
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