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# How far is the free throw line from the goal in high school?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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11y ago

This question relates to the the goal and the free throw line.

The answer is: 13 feet 9 inches is the distance; from the back of the free throw line, to the center of the goal. (Measured horizontally)

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It's 15 feet to the backboard, 13 feet 9 inches from behind the line to the center of the basket and measured horizontally.

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11y ago

In any standard gymnasium, the back of the free throw line is 13 feet 9 inches to the center of the goal or basket.

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13y ago

15 feet

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12y ago

15 Feet Same As Nba

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15 feet

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15 feet

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### How far is the high school free throw line from the goal?

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### How far is the free throw line from the backboard in high school basketball?

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The free throw line is 13 feet 9 inches to the center of the goal and 15 feet from the backboard, measured horizontally. The same distance holds true for: Elementary Schools, High Schools, NCAA men and women's play, FIBA and the NBA.

### When can you enter the lane during a free throw in high school basketball?

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### What is the distance from the backboard to the free-throw line?

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