the paint, or the key
The two other names for the key in basketball is the lane and the paint
by using paint brush
the shape of the key on a basketball court is a semicircle
Top of the key, the paint, the wings, the free throw line, the backcourt, the frontcourt.
The key is the rectangle shape underneath the basket that extends to the free throw line. The key is usually painted with the home team's colors. The key includes the free throw line, the 3 second mark, and the paint.
Sometimes its called the paint, the lane, or the box
base line and paint (the pain is the key area around the basket(usually red)
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.
An offensive player is not allowed to stay in the paint or key for more than 1 second at a time you have to keep moving in and out.