two minutes of a tightly contested
professional or college basketball game
whereby teams seemingly have an unlimited number
of timeouts. With this
rule, the final minutes of a game
can take an eternity and force the viewer to sit through an unholy number
of commercial breaks.
Girlfriend: How much time is left in that game you're watching?
Boyfriend: Only two minutes.
Girlfriend: Two minutes?! That's going
to take forever with the unlimited timeout