## How far is the NBA 3-point line from the backboard?

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Area | NBA |
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Imperial | |

3-point line distance from the basket | 23.75 ft 22 ft in corner |

Key (shaded lane or restricted area) width | 16 ft |

Free-throw line distance from point on the floor directly below the backboard | 15 ft |

## How far is the NBA 3-point line in yards?

The NBA has a 22-foot 3-point line in the corners and a 23-foot, 9-inch line elsewhere. The WNBA and the international game plays with a 20-foot, 6-inch line.

**How far is the 3-point line from the basket for high school?**

High School Basketball Courts – the 3 point arc is 19 feet 9 inches. The Backboard and Rim: The regulation distance from the ground to the top of the rim is 10 feet for all levels of play.

**How far is the 3-point line from the basket for kids?**

Table

Area | NBA |
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Imperial | |

No Charge Zone arc | 4 ft |

Center circle diameter | 12 ft |

3-point line distance from the basket | 23.75 ft 22 ft in corner |

### Where is the 3-point line measured from?

At the top of the arc, the three-point line is 6.75 meters from the center of the basket or 22.15 feet. This measurement works out to about 22 feet, two inches. The FIBA three-point line, which has also been adopted by the WNBA, is over a foot and a half closer than the NBA line.

### How far is the 3-point line to the rim?

23 feet 9 inches

The distance from the basket to the three-point line varies by competition level: in the National Basketball Association (NBA) the arc is 23 feet 9 inches (7.24 m) from the center of the basket; in FIBA, the WNBA, the NCAA (all divisions), and the NAIA, the arc is 6.75 m (22 ft 1.75 in).

**How far is a college 3-point line?**

22 feet, 1 ¾ inches

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved changes to the 3-point line that sees the distance moving to 22 feet, 1 ¾ inches, matching that of the international distance. This is a move back from the previous collegiate distance of 20 feet, nine inches.

**Is a 3 point dunk possible?**

In order to dunk from the 3 point line you would need 7.24 horizontal and 0.87. the current world record for long jump (0 vertical) is 8.99m. Its not totally impossible, but highly improbable. If we want to see someone do this, we need a long jumper who is at least 2 meters tall with relatively long hands.