24-Second Shot Clock Monument – Syracuse, New York - Atlas Obscura

24-Second Shot Clock Monument

This monument pays tribute to the city’s contribution to basketball history. 

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The 24-second shot clock, used to speed up low-scoring professional basketball games, was invented in Syracuse, New York, by Syracuse Nationals owner Danny Biasone and general manager Leo Ferris. This monument of a continually running shot clock pays tribute to the city’s contribution to basketball.

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