It is very simple it means literally means the player is standing in the painted part of the court in front of the Basketball hoop
because the lane is painted unlike the rest of the hardwood
by using paint brush
It depends on which basketball court you are talking about. The NBA and FIBA paint is 16 feet wide. The NCAA paint is 12 feet wide.
the paint is the box(rectangle) from the backboard to the free throw line
In the paint
A basketball term that starts with P is pass.
12 feet wide
the paint, or the key
This will depend on which paint you are talking about. There is paint near the end zones and some around the free throw lines.
Because the in international basketball it is the shape of an old style key hole