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Basketball Court Dimensions

How long is a basketball court? How wide is the court? What are the dimensions and layout of the floor? Get ready to learn about the width and height of basketball courts.

Basketball Court Dimensions

The dimensions of the basketball court differ slightly based on the league. There are high school youth leagues, amateur leagues, professional leagues, developmental leagues, and international leagues. There is also a difference in the dimensions on a court between male and female athletes. In this tutorial, we simplify the dimensions of the court by looking at the free throw line, three-point line, hoop, key, and the distances between them.

TIP: We've included mostly both systems of measurement for your convenience.

NBA Court Dimensions

An NBA basketball court has the following measurements:

Basketball Court Dimensions NBA

FIBA Court Dimensions

A FIBA basketball court has the following measurements:

Basketball Court Dimensions FIBA

Men's College Basketball Court Dimensions (NCAA)

A men's college basketball court has the following measurements in the NCAA:

  • Length of 94ft (28.7 meters)
  • Width of 50ft (15.2 meters)
  • The distance to the free throw line from the backboard is 18ft 10 inches
  • The low blocks are 12in wide and 8in in length

Basketball Court Dimensions Men's NCAA

Women's College Basketball Court Dimensions (NCAA)

A women's college basketball court has the following measurements in the NCAA:

Basketball Court Dimensions Women's NCAA

High School Court Dimensions (NFHS)

A high school basketball court has the following measurements in the NFHS:

  • Length of 94ft (28.7 meters)
  • Width of 50ft (15.2 meters)
  • The distance to the free throw line from the backboard is 18ft 10 inches

Basketball Court Dimensions NFHS

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