Syracuse, New York: 24-Second Shot Clock

A unique variation on the standard outdoor town center clock. Syracuse was where the 24 second shot clock was first used in a professional basketball game.

443 S. Franklin St., Syracuse, NY
Downtown, on the east side of S. Franklin St., just north of Armory Square.
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Monument to Basketball Shot Clock Unveiled

Syracuse, NY will never be the same. The town where the 24 second shot clock was first used in a professional basketball game has built a tribute commemorating that day, fifty-one years ago.


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