The court areas of a typical basketball court include: Three second area, blocks, elbows, wings, free throw line extended, top of circle, wings, corners, short corners, restricted area, and front and back court. Three Second Area. This is the area below the free throw line and between the lane lines.
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The court areas of a typical basketball court include: Three Second Area This is the area below the free throw line and between the lane lines. It is sometimes called the "Paint" since, in most gyms, it is painted. I f any offensive player remains in this area for more than three seconds it is a violation and the other team gets the ball.
Area (Court): 4,700 ft2 | 436.64 m2 Baskets: 4’ | 122 cm from perimeter, 10’ | 305 cm high Three-point Arc: 23’9” | 7.24 m, 22’ | 6.7 m corners Free-Throw Line: 15’ | 4.57 m from basket Center Circle: 12’ | 366 cm diameter Material (Indoor): Polished wood, usually maple Material (Outdoor): Paving, concrete, asphalt::
Basketball courts come in different sizes. In the National Basketball Association (NBA), the court is 94 by 50 feet (28.7 by 15.2 m). Under International Basketball Federation (FIBA) rules, the court is slightly smaller, measuring 28 by 15 meters (91.9 by 49.2 ft).
Basketball Court Layout Areas of the court Lane – Also called the key or 3-second area (1), the rectangular area inside the lane lines from the free throw line to the baseline. Elbow – Where the free throw line meets the lane line.
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In the National Basketball Association (NBA), the court is 94 by 50 feet (28.7 by 15.2 m). Under International Basketball Federation (FIBA) rules, the court is slightly smaller, measuring 28 by 15 meters (91.9 by 49.2 ft). In amateur basketball, court sizes vary widely. Many older high school gyms were 84 feet (26 m) or even 74 feet (23 m) in length.
Basketball court dimensions are as follows: #1 NBA/NCAA - regulation basketball court dimension is 94' long by 50' wide. #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. Click here for a diagram layout of basketball court dimensions.
While college courts are 94' long, high school courts are 84'. Junior high courts are even smaller at 74' and play with a width of 42'. The other primary difference is high school courts generally do not have a restricted arc under the basket.
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