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# How long is a college free throw line?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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No matter the age or level of competition, the free-throw line in Basketball is a standard 15 feet from the backboard. However, the distance between the backboard and the baseline may vary due to the size restrictions in a gymnasium.

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15 Feet to the backboard, 13 feet 9 inches to the goal center, as measured horizontally.

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15 feet

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### How long is the NBA free throw line?

The free throw line is always 15 ft from the line to the backboard. Or 19 feet from the free throw line to the baseline.

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### How long from the goal to the free throw line?

13 feet 9 inches from the center of the goal; measured horizontally, to the back of the free throw line.

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### How long is the NBA free throw line form the hoop?

13 feet 9 inches to the center of the goal.

### How long is the foul line away from the away from the basket?

The back of the free throw line or foul line is 13 feet 9 inches from the center of the goal or basket.

### How long free throw line?

The free throw line is 2 inches by 12 feet, situated at the top of the lane/key. The back of the three throw line is 15 feet form the backboard/ 13 feet 9 inches from the center of the basket. (Distances are measured horizontally).

### How far is a free throw from the backboard in high school basketball?

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.

### How long is the free throw line from the basketball goal?

The free throw line is 13 feet 9 inches to the center of the goal and 15 feet from the backboard, measured horizontally. The same distance holds true for: Elementary Schools, High Schools, NCAA men and women's play, FIBA and the NBA.

### How far is the free throw line from goal?

1 NBA/NCAA - regulation basketball court dimension is 94' long 2 High School basketball court dimension measure 84' long by 50' wide. 3 Jr. High School basketball court dimension measure 74' long and 42' wide.

### How long is free throw line in basketball?

If you are asking how far is it from the goal, it is 15 feet from the backboard. The line is 2 inches by 12 feet and situated at the top of the key 13 feet 9 inches form behind the line.

### What is that throw-in called in soccer when you do a flip?

It is still called a throw-in. The rule says that both feet must be on the ground, the ball must be thrown in with both hands and the player should be outside of the field (outside the throw in line). As long as you comply with these requirements you are free to do as you may.