A basketball foul line shall be 2" wide and 15' from the backboard.
a college basketball foul shot/line is always 15ft fron the center of the hoop
Fifteen feet for all.
It is 13 feet 9 inches from in back of the foul line to the center of the basket or goal, and 15 feet to the back board.
The foul line (free throw line) is 13 feet 9 inches from the center of the basket (goal) In High School, NCAA, and the NBA basketball.
13 feet 9 inches measured horizontally from behind the line to the goals center.
Some folks call the foul line the charity stripe.
AnswerIn basketball the free throw line is 15 feet away from the Basket.
The back of free throw (foul line) line is 13 feet 9 inches from the center from the goal, for the for the standard 10 foot high goal (from the floor to the top of the goal).