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23 feet 9 inches from the center of the basket to behind the arc.

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Q: How far is the men's professional basketball three point line?
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Did most professional basketball players shoot above their heads when they were young?

the three-point line the three-point line

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.

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

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What is the from the three point line to the basket in high school basketball?

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How far is the sixth grade basketball three point line?

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