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# How long is the NBA free throw line?

Updated: 9/28/2023

Wiki User

11y ago

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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11y ago

Wiki User

14y ago

it is 15 feet away from the backboard.

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