Instant replay expected to be implemented

June 11, 2002
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- If the NBA uses instant replay next season to review last-second shots, the rules would be different from the NFL's.

There would be no challenges from the coaches, no lengthy stoppages in play.

The new rules would deal solely with instances in which there is a question of whether a shot was released before time expired at the end of a quarter. In those cases, the referees also would be able to review whether a player had his foot on the 3-point line.
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