In the NBA, the free throw line is 15 feet from the rim.
The free throw line is 19 feet from the baseline, 15 feet from the backboard, and 12 feet from the front of the rim.
The question is not exactly clear however, the free throw line is 15 feet from the rim. The rim is 10 feet above the ground.
The foul line to the front of the rim us 15 feet.
15 Feet from Backboard and 13 Feet from Rim
12 feet 11 3/8 inches to the rim from the back of the free throw line. 13 feet 9 inches to the center of the goal from the back of the FT line.
The free throw is 13 feet away from the front of the rim and 15 feet away from the backboard.
the rim Actually, the free throw line is measured from the front edge of the backboard out 15'. This would be where the line should be located.
The distance of the free throw line is 15 feet (or 4.572m) from the backboard. The rim is 45cm in diameter, plus the 15 cm that divide the rim from the backboard, making the front of the rim 3.972m (or 13.03 feet) from the foul line.
Free throw line from basketball rim is 15 feet. The rim is twice the size of a basketball measuring across. A basketball is 9 - 9 1/2 inches long. So that means that the free throw line from the backboard is 16 feet 6 inches, or 16 feet 7 inches.
It's measured from the center of the rim.
....it starts on the floor
Michael Jordan from the free throw line.
15 feet away from the basket and 13 feet away from the rim
In the NBA and in College, it is 15 feet.
the line used to be 20 feet, and now it's 15 feet
Well, "The back of the free throw line is 13 feet 9 inches away from the center of the rim; measured horizontally, and 15 feet away from the backboard." But little kids get to take one step in.
about 10- 12 ft in length from the rim
playing above the rim, playing for the 76ers and dunking from free throw line.
The back of the free throw line is 13 feet 9 inches from the center of the rim (measured horizontally). The inside diameter of the ring is 18 inches. The ring is made of 5/8 inch steel. From the back of the free throw line the rim is: 13' 9" - (9" + 5/8") or 12' 11 3/8". From the 3 point line HS, NCAA/W = 18' 11 3/8" NCAA/M = 19' 11 3/8". NBA = 22' 11 3/8"
yes. if a missed free throw does not hit the rim, its a dead ball and possession goes to the opposing team.