was 19.9 now its 20.9
The distance from the three-point line to the basket in the old ABA was 25 feet. This is equivalent to 7.62 meters.
It the point is on the line the distance is 0. If the point is not on the line, then it is possible to draw a unique line from the point to the line which is perpendicular to the line. The distance from the point to the line is the distance along this perpendicular to the line.
The distance of a three-point line is measured from the centre of the basket. For any high school or middle school gymnasium, the distance is 19.75 feet.
like 3 feet
The NBA distance from the three point line to the goal is 23.750-feet. The distance in college and high school basketball is 19-feet, 9-inches. An NBA court is 90-feet by 50-feet.
The three point line distance in women's college basketball is 19 feet 9 inches. Men's basketball three point line distance is also 19 feet 9 inches. however, that will change to a distance of 20 feet 9 inches beginning in the 2008-2009. The three point line distance in women's basketball will not change. The Playing Rules Oversight Panel also approved moving the women's 3-point line in all three divisions back a foot to 20 feet, 9 inches for the 2011-12 season.
In the NBA, the three point line is 22 feet away on the sides and 23'9" in the center of the ark.
the perpendicular distance to the line is the shortest.