25th November 2019

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Who created the first basketball hoop?

Naismith

Similarly, you may ask, what is basketball hoop height?

How Tall is a Basketball Hoop? For junior high, high school, NCAA, WNBA, NBA and FIBA, the rim is exactly 10 feet off the ground. Rims at every level of play are 18 inches in diameter. Backboards are also the same size at each of these levels. A regulation backboard measures 6 feet wide and 42 inches (3.5 feet) tall.

How high is the bottom of the net on a basketball hoop?

In recreational environments, a backboard may be oval or a fan-shape, particularly in non-professional games. The top of the hoop is 10 feet (305 cm) above the ground. Regulation backboards are 72 inches (183 cm) wide by 42 inches (110 cm) tall. All basketball rims (hoops) are 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter.
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