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In the NBA, the three-point line is composed of two lines, parallel to and 3 feet (0.91 m) from the sideline, and a circular arc (centered on the basket) of roughly 120 degrees, which intersects the parallel lines 14 feet from the baseline. [2] The distance of the arc is 23 feet, 9 inches (7.23 m) from the basket. The distance from the line to the basket varies near the sidelines, and is exactly 22 feet (6.71 m) from the basket at its closest point which is 5 feet, 3 inches (1.6 m) from the base line, along an imaginary line parallel to the base line and through the center of the basket

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i think you mean how far is the three point line from the net?!?

High school: 19ft



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NBA is 23' 9"

High School and College is 19' 9"

WNBA is 20' 6"

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