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# How long is the three point line from the bascket in Olympics?

Updated: 12/16/2022

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As of Oct. 1, 2010, FIBA changed the dimensions of the lane and distance of the 3-point line for international play.

Olympic court

• An Olympic Basketball court measures 28 meters long by 15 meters wide (91 feet, 10 inches by 49 feet, 2.5 inches).
• It features a rectangular lane that is 5.8m long by 4.9m wide (19 feet, 0.5 inches by 16 feet, 1 inch), and contains a semi-circular "no-charge zone" 1.25m (4 feet, 1 inch) in front of the basket.
• The three-point line is 6.6m (21 feet, 8 inches) from the basket on the sides and 6.75m (22 feet, 1.7 inches) at the arch.

NBA court

• An NBA court measures 94 feet long by 50 feet wide (28.7m by 15.2m).
• It features a rectangular lane that is 19 feet wide by 16 feet long (5.8m by 4.9m) and contains a semi-circular "no-charge zone" 4 feet (1.2m) in front of the basket.
• The three-point line is 22 feet (6.7m) from the basket on the sides and 23 feet, 9 inches (7.2m) at the arc.

WNBA court

• A WNBA court also is 94 feet by 50 feet.
• It also features a rectangular lane 19 feet by 16 feet.
• The three-point line is 20 feet, 6.25 inches (6.25m) from the basket.
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