Final Jeopardy Features Syracuse Sports – Do You Know the Answer
Sports rules. That was the final Jeopardy category that focused on Syracuse sports. Can you answer it?
The question: The Syracuse owner created this in 1954 & it may have helped his team succeed the Lakers as champs the next year.
Do you know the answer?
Final Jeopardy category was "Sports Rules" and this was the clue. pic.twitter.com/sZW2mhQue5
— John Brennan (@jbren) June 1, 2015
The answer: What is the 24 second shot clock.
Although the owner of the Syracuse Nationals, Danny Biasone didn't create the shot clock, he successfully lobbied the NBA to institute it in 1954. He was responsible for the twenty-four seconds on the clock, where it has remained to this day.