Basketball court dimensions

On this site you will find everything you need about basketball court dimensions. We have all the official basketball court dimensions and much more. Do you want to know the dimensions of the first ever basketball court? Whats the different between the three point line distances in NBA and NCAA? When was the three second area first introduced? We have all the answers.


Basketball court dimensions bookBasketball court dimensions can differ alot but there are a few standards that are followed globally. You can see the most common standards in the table below.

For more detailed basketball court dimensions and court images select the desired court/league from the top menu.

In minor leagues the court dimensions can differ from these standards. However, one thing that almost never differs is the height of the basket. It is always 10 ft or 3.05 m above the ground.

Measurement FIBA NBA WNBA NCAA
Length of court 28 m
91.86 ft
28.65 m
94 ft
28.65 m
94 ft
28.65 m
94 ft
Width of court 15 m
49.21 ft
15.24 m
50 ft
15.24 m
50 ft
15.24 m
50 ft
Threepoint line distance from basket 6.75 m
22.15 ft
7.24 m
3.75 ft
6.75 m
22.15 ft
6.32 m
20.75 ft
Freethrow line distance from basket 4.6 m
15.09 ft
4.57 m
15 ft
4.57 m
15 ft
4.57 m
15 ft
Width of the key 4.9 m
16.08 ft
4.88 m
16 ft
4.88 m
16 ft
3.66 m
12 ft


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