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# How far is a three point line from a basketball goal?

Updated: 9/20/2021

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20.9 feet from center of rim.

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### What's a field goal in basketball?

A field goal in Basketball is also called a three pointer. A three pointer is when a player shoots the ball outside the three point line and makes it.

### How many is a field goal worth?

In Basketball, a field goal (a shot made from outside the three-point line) is worth three points.

### How far apart are the basketball goal and the three point line?

In high school, 19 9

### How many points is a field goal worth?

In basketball, a field goal (a shot made from outside the three-point line) is worth three points.

### I just dont get it. What the heck is a goal in basketball?

There are no "goals" in basketball. You score by making a two-pointer (inside the three-point line), a three-pointer outside of the three point line), or a free throw which is worth one point( you get those if you get fouled inside the paint).

### How far is a community college three point line from the basketball goal?

20 feet 9 inches, same as all NCAA three point lines

### What is the distance from the three point line to the goal?

The NBA distance from the three point line to the goal is 23.750-feet. The distance in college and high school basketball is 19-feet, 9-inches. An NBA court is 90-feet by 50-feet.

### Has the three point line affect basketball?

Well, I think you mean what is the three point line... well the three point line in basketball is a designated arc line radiating from the basket. If a player shoots beyond the three point line, it counts as three points while if you shoot inside the three point line, it only counts as two points.

### Three point line basketball?

The three point line is a line around the perimeter that if you shoot out of it and make it, it counts as 3 points.

### Did most professional basketball players shoot above their heads when they were young?

the three-point line the three-point line

### How much are basketball goals?

In the game of basketball, points are scored when a player makes a basket in the opposing teams goal. The scoring of shots goes like this: any shot made inside of the "three point line" is two points, any shot made outside of the "three point line" is three points, and free throws made are one point each.

### When did the NBA start the 3 point shot?

They don't give 3 points for a field goal. Basketball gives you three points when you make a basket at the three point line the three point line was added after the 1978/1979 season.