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# What is the 3 point shot distance in basketball?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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15y ago

The player has to shoot the ball into the hoop from behind the three-point line (the big arc painted on the floor surrounding the basket), which varies in distance depending on whether the game is NBA, college, high school, etc.

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16y ago

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In College Basketball it is 20 feet 9 inches

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15y ago

30 foot

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