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Sometimes, while watching a NBA game, I see a "bonus" tag text over the telecast scoreboard.

What does it means? Which rule or set of rules influence this?

marked as duplicate by Philip Kendall, hims056, Joe, user527 Mar 2 '15 at 16:21

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  • the "duplicate" answer is related to college basketball only, not NBA. – cantsay Mar 3 '15 at 9:45
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    The question is the same. Maybe it needs a better answer, but that's not a reason for having a new question. – Philip Kendall Mar 3 '15 at 9:47
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    Sorry for the duplicate question, the title on the original question doesn't make it easier to find too. – lsdr Mar 3 '15 at 13:50
  • That's true. Your question will help with that in the future. – Michael Myers Mar 3 '15 at 16:51
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The "bonus" tag occurs when one team accumulates a limited number of fouls. Each subsequent foul results in free throws.

Please see a wikipedia article here for more details.

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