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# How large is the backboard on basketball goals?

Updated: 9/28/2023

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11y ago

The standard Basketball backboard measures 1/2 inch thick by 42 inches high by 72 inches wide. In the National Basketball Association (NBA), their backboards include a rectangle in the center that measures 1.5 feet high and 2 feet wide.

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The schools usually use the standard backboards for their basketball. The standard backboards for high schools and colleges are usually 72 inch.

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