The main difference between a college basketball court and a high school basketball court is the length. While college courts are 94' long, high school courts are 84'. Junior high courts are even smaller at 74' and play with a width of 42'. The other primary difference is high school courts generally do not have a restricted arc under the basket. The three-point line is 19' 9" on both high school and junior high basketball courts.
Overall Court Regulation Sizes are typically: NBA Professional and College – 94 feet long and 50 feet wide. High School – 84 feet long and 50 feet wide. Junior High – 74 feet long and 42 feet wide. The Foul Line: For all courts the “foul line” distance is 15 feet from the foul line to the front of the backboard.
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As per the FIBA norms, the length of the basketball court is 91.85 ft (28 m), while its breadth is 49.21 ft (15 m). The height of the rim or hoop is the same as in NBA, i.e., 10 ft (3.5 m). In fact, the height of the hoop is same irrespective of the measurements in senior level basketball.
Basketball court dimensions are as follows: #1 NBA/NCAA - regulation basketball court dimension is 94' long by 50' wide. #2 High School basketball court dimension measure 84' long by 50' wide. #3 Jr. High School basketball court dimension measure 74' long and 42' wide. Click here for a diagram layout of basketball court dimensions.
Size (Overall): 94’ x 50’ | 28.65 x 15.24 m Area (Court): 4,700 ft2 | 436.64 m2 Baskets: 4’ | 122 cm from perimeter, 10’ | 305 cm high Three-point Arc: 23’9” | 7.24 m, 22’ | 6.7 m corners Free-Throw Line: 15’ | 4.57 m from basket Center Circle: 12’ | 366 cm diameter Material (Indoor): Polished wood, usually maple
The total area of a professional basketball court is 420m². The minimum area allowed under ...
22 ft (6.71 m) to 23.75 ft (7.24 m): NBA. The NBA adopted the three-point line at the start of the 1979–80 season. This is of variable distance, ranging from 22 feet (6.7 m) in the corners to 23.75 feet (7.24 m) behind the top of the key.
Note the paint area – the free throw lane – is 16 feet across. The foul line is 15 feet from the face of the backboard and 2 inches wide. International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and Olympic basketball courts call for the court to be slightly smaller at 91.9 feet by 49.2 feet. In meters, that’s 28 by 15 meters.