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# What is a free throw line in basketball?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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13y ago

15 ft from the backboard, 13 feet 9 inches form the back of the line to the center of the goal and measured horizontally.

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A free throw line in Basketball is the line where the players who are fouled get to shoot the ball.

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15y ago

15 feet

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