Size 7 is the official "standard" basketball for men and boys from 12 yrs and up. Basketball Size 6, Women: Circumference: 28.5'' - 29'' 72 - 74 cm Weight: 18 - 20 oz 510 - 567 g: Players: Ball size 6 is women's official basketball size. Also used by girls 7 yrs and older, and boys between 7 and 12 yrs. Basketball Size 5, Youth: Circumference: 27''-28''
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The distance from the gym floor to the rim is 10 feet. This rim height is the same for Junior High, High School, NCAA, WNBA, FIBA, and the NBA. Some kids’ leagues will lower the hoop to 8 feet or 9 feet to acknowledge that younger kids have difficulty shooting at 10 feet high hoops.
In basketball, the basket is comprised of a hoop (net) attached to a flat backboard (vertical glass board). Regulation basketball hoops are suspended 10’ | 3.05 m from the surface with a rim diameter of 18” | 46 cm. The backboard surface is sized at 42” x 72” | 110 x 183 cm.
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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.
This is the official size for women’s high school, college, and pro basketball. Size 5: 27.5" 17 oz: Boys and girls ages 9-11 years old. This is the standard youth basketball you find in most stores. Size 4: 25.5" 14 oz: Boys and girls ages 5-8 years old. Size 3: 22" 10 oz: Boys and girls ages 4-8 years old. Also known as "mini" basketball. Size 1: 16" 8 oz
Basketball. Basketball. Basketball sizes come in variations for different ages, genders, and level of play. The official NBA and competitive professional basketball is 29.5” | 74.9 cm in circumference with a diameter between 9.43”-9.51” | 24-24.2 cm. Professional basketballs must be inflated to a pressure between 7.5-8.5 PSI and cannot exceed the maximum weight of 22 ounces.
Basketball Backboard Dimensions. The regulation dimensions of a basketball backboard are 72 inches wide by 42 inches tall with an inner square to help players aim for the backboard measuring 24 inches wide by 18 inches tall. This translates to a backboard 6 feet wide by 3.5 feet tall for regulation basketball courts.
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. The three-point line is 19' 9" on both high school and junior high basketball courts.