How many square feet is a basketball court?

A basketball court in the NBA is 94 feet long by 50 feet wide. In meters, it is 28.65 meters long and 15.24 meters wide. The NCAA and the WNBA have an identical court size—94 feet long and 50 feet wide.

Courts at high schools are 84 feet long by 50 feet wide. Junior high courts are even smaller and measure 74 feet long by 42 feet wide. Conversely, an Olympic court measures 91.86 feet long by 49.21 feet wide.

What is the height of a basketball hoop?

All junior high, high school, NCAA, WNBA, NBA, and FIBA courts have a 10-foot rim. The rim size is 18 inches in diameter at each level, along with backboards that measure 6 feet by 42 inches (3.5 feet) tall.

How far do you measure from the 3-Point Line?

The NBA 3-point line is 23.75 feet from the basket, 22 feet in the corners. FIBA uses a 22.15-foot line, 21.65-foot line in the corners. The WNBA uses the same 3-point line as FIBA.

A 3-point line distance of 20.75 feet is used at the NCAA level, for both men and women. A 3 point line distance of 19.75 feet is used at the high school level for both boys and girls. Junior high uses the same distance as high school.

What is Distance of the Free-Throw Line?

At the junior high, high school, NCAA, WNBA, and NBA level, the free-throw line is measured under the backboard. However, at the international level, the line is farther away—15.09 feet.

What is the size of the key?

The key at high school and junior high is the same size as a full-sized college key. The NCAA key is 15 feet wide, though, so it’s wide at the college level. The NBA’s key is 16 feet wide, while the female basketball key is also 16 feet.

Brian Roby

Brian was an American professional basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association and the National Basketball Association from 1974 through 1995. A center, he was named the NBA Most Valuable Player three times, was a 12-time NBA All-Star and an eight-time All-NBA Team selection.


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