NBA & WNBA (Pro), International (FIBA), College (NCAA), High School and Junior High School courts vary on the overall layout and dimensions but the inner court markings for the “Foul Line” and the backboard dimensions and rim size remains the same.
Basketball Court Lines
- Professional NBA and College Basketball court is 94 feet (29 m) by 50 feet (15 m).
- International Basketball the court 28 meters (92 ft) by 15 meters (49 ft).
- High school, and Junior High court 84 feet (26 m) by 50 feet (15 m).
The Foul Line: For all Courts, The foul line distance is 15′ from the foul line to the front of the backboard and 18′ 10″ from the baseline.
The Key: Also called the free throw lane or “the paint” is 16 feet wide for NBA and FIBA, and 12ft wide for College, High school and Junior High play and Extends 15’from the backboard to the free throw line
Circles: There are three 6′ circles on a court, one in the center of the court and one on each end centered on the foul line.
3 Point Line or Arc:
- 19.75 ft (6.01 m): High School
- 20.75 ft (6.32 m): NCAA
- 21.65 ft (6.60 m) to 22.15 ft (6.75 m): WNBA and FIBA
- 22 ft (6.71 m) to 23.75 ft (7.24 m): NBA
The Division Line: Line that marks the center of the court
Diagram for an NBA Full Basketball Court
Diagram for an International Full Basketball Court
Diagram for a College Basketball Court
Diagram for a High School Basketball Court
Diagram of a Basketball Half Court
Written by Jackie Reimann, a Basketball Goal Specialist at Recreation Unlimited and the BasketballGoalStore.com