Ususaly it's called a box, or a square, but freethow area really has to be the best one.
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The free throw line is always 15 ft from the line to the backboard
Center Court Line, Free Throw Line and Base Line.
A free throw line is the line players shoot from when they are fouled while shooting or fouled when the opponents have 4 team fouls.
It's the areas outside of the free throw space, but before the three point line.
15 ft from the backboard, 13 feet 9 inches form the back of the line to the center of the goal and measured horizontally.
2 point area
He dunks the basketball from the free throw line
Michael Jordan from the free throw 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.