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# How long free throw line?

Updated: 9/28/2023

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11y ago

The free throw line is 2 inches by 12 feet, situated at the top of the lane/key.

The back of the three throw line is 15 feet form the backboard/ 13 feet 9 inches from the center of the basket. (Distances are measured horizontally).

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15 feet

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15y ago

15 feet

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