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    Area NBA   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

  • The distance of the three point line from the basket varies according to the different levels of play. This line is used as a boundary line when shooting free throws. It is fifteen feet away from the backboard. On a free throw attempt, the shooter cannot step on or across this line until the ball strikes the rim.

    Also Know, where do you measure the 3 point line from? The 3 Point Line (Arc): NBA Basketball Courts – the 3 point arc is 22 feet to the center of the rim on the sides with a straight line extending out 16 feet 9 inches from the baseline. Past those points the line extends out 23 feet 9 inches from the center of the rim.

    In this regard, how far is the free throw line?

    15 feet

    How far is the 3 point line in Australia?


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