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# How long is the NBA free throw line form the hoop?

Updated: 10/23/2022

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13 feet 9 inches to the center of the goal.

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Q: How long is the NBA free throw line form the hoop?
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### How far free throw is?

It is done from the free throw line, about 20 feet from the hoop.

### How far away is the free throw line away from the hoop in collage basketball?

The free throw line is always 15 ft from the line to the backboard

### How far is the center of the hup from the free throw line in basketball?

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### Do you measure the free throw line from the center of the hoop or the front of the rim?

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.

### How far away is the varsity free-throw line?

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### How far from the hoop is the free throw line?

19 feet from the baseline 15 feet from the backboard.

### How far away should the foul line be away from the hoop?

The back of the free throw line/ or foul line is 13 feet 9 inches from the center of the goal or hoop for standard play.

### How far is the fouline from the collage basketball goal?

From the guidebook published by the NCAA, the front of the free throw line is 18 feet, 10 inches from the end line. The back of the line is 19 feet, and the center of the 18 inch hoop is 63 inches from the end line. So the back of the free throw line is 13 feet 9 inches from the center of the hoop.

### How far away is a regulation free throw line from a basketball hoop?

From behind the free throw line to the center of the goal or hoop the distance is 13 feet 9 inches. The question is not asking about the distance to the backboard; but if you are setting up your own system, it would be 15 feet to the backboard from behind the free throw line. The shooters foot gear can not touch the line, hence you must be in back of the line. FYI: The FTL is 2 inches wide.

### Hoop to free through line?

Although measurements on a basketball court can vary according to the league and level of play, one distance is the same for all. The distance from the free throw line to the basket is 15 feet.

### What is the area from the free throw line to baseline?

The area form the free throw line to the base line is called the key and you can only be in it for three seconds when your on offence

### How far away is the free throw line in the fifth grade?

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