In basketball, the basketball
court is the playing surface,
consisting of a rectangular
floor, with baskets at each
end. Indoor basketball
courts are almost always
made of polished wood,
The regulation height above the ground for the
rim is 10 feet. And the rim is 18 inches in
diameter. The back boards are 6 feet wide (72
inches) by 42 inches tall. With the inner square
being 24 inches wide by 18 inches tall.
The Foul Line
The foul line is the line directly
in front of the hoop where foul
shots are attempted. It is also
known as the free throw line.
The key is a 12 feet wide and is
the same for all basketball courts.
The backboard extends four feet
out over the baseline in the key. A
half circle of a diameter of 6 foot
extends from the foul line away
from he basket to complete the
TRUE or FALSE. Write TRUE if the statement is correct and FALSE if the statement is incorrect.
________1. The three-point line is the area wherein a player can get the most
point in a basketball game.
________ 2. The regulation height above the ground for the rim is 13 feet.
________ 3. The foul line for all courts the foul line is 15 feet in front of the
________ 4. Individual Sports are any sports which involves participants working
together as they seek to achieve a shared objective.
________ 5. The size of the court for NBA and college games is 94 feet long and
50 feet wide.
1.Have an advance reading on the history of
2.What is the difference of baseball and softball?
Reference: P.E & Health 8 Learning
Material page 219.