How far is the three point line from the basket in high school?
The other visible difference is the distance from the three-point line. Shorter than either the NCAA or NBA, the high school free throw line is just 19 feet, nine inches from the center of the basket.
* The NBA three-point line is 3 ft (0.91 m) from the sideline in a zone starting at the baseline and ending when it crosses the 23.75 ft (7.24 m) arc. The 22 ft (6.70 m) distance exists only at the points on the three-point line that are directly to the left and right of the basket center.
- 15.09 feet
- 10 feet
- 8-foot rims for 3rd and 4th grades (8 to 10 year olds); 9-foot rims for 5th graders; 10-foot rims for 6th grade and above. Ten feet is what the bulk of the international and American kids shoot at, especially once they get to middle school.
The 3 Point Line (Arc): College and High School – the 3 point arc is 19 feet 9 inches, with a straight line extending out 5 feet 3 inches (63 inches) from the baseline. The Backboard and Rim: The regulation distance from the ground to the top of the rim is 10 feet for all levels of play.
- The size of a standard basketball court used in the professional or college ranks measures 94 feet long x 50 feet wide while many high school courts measure 84 feet long x 50 feet wide.
- The game is played on a volleyball court 18 meters (59 feet) long and 9 meters (29.5 feet) wide, divided into two 9 m × 9 m halves by a one-meter (40-inch) wide net placed so that the top of the net is 2.43 meters (7 feet 11 5/8 inches) above the center of the court for men's competition, and 2.24 meters (7 feet 4 1/8
The 3-point line distance varies among different levels of play. The NBA 3-point line is 23.75 feet from the hoop, 22 feet in the corners.
- The league didn't adopt the 3-pointer until 1979--Magic Johnson and Larry Bird's rookie season. While certain college basketball conferences experimented with it in the early '80s, the NCAA didn't universally implement a 3-point line until 1986, with high school basketball following suit a year later.
- NBA all-time scoring leaders - total number of points scored** (as of April 11th, 2018)
NBA player Number of points scored Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387 Karl Malone 36,928 Kobe Bryant 33,643 Michael Jordan 32,292
- RONNIE CARR. Made the first 3-point field goal in college basketball history on Nov. 29, 1980 versus Middle Tennessee State, a game Western won 77-70. The ball he used is on display at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. The shot was made from the left corner with 16:09 left in the first half (7:06 pm).
Updated: 17th October 2019