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# What is the area of a backboard in basketball?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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16y ago

Width: 6 feet (72 inches)

Height: 3.5 feet (42 inches)

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15y ago

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Wiki User

13y ago

you mean the backboard on a rim its Width - 6 feet (72 inches) and Height - 3.5 feet

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13y ago

The NBA backboard is a rectangle measuring 6 inches horizontally and 3 (and a half) inches vertically

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