Dimensions and Equipment
Court Dimensions Equipment
Lines & Dimensions Backboards
Centre Circle Baskets
Three Point Field Goal Area Ball Material, Size & Weight
Team Bench Area Technical Equipment
24 Second Shot Clock
Court - Dimensions
2.For the main official competitions of FIBA (see 'Official Game Procedures', Section E), the
dimensions shall be 28 m in length by 15 m in width, measured from the inside edge of the
1. The playing court shall be a rectangular, flat, hard surface free from obstructions.
3.For all other events, the appropriate entity of FIBA, such as the Zone Commission in the case
of Zone or continental competitions, or the National Federation for all domestic competitions,
has the authority to approve existing playing courts with dimensions which fall within the
following limits : minus 4 m on the length and minus 2 m on the width, provided that the
variations are proportional to each other.
4.The height of the ceiling or the lowest obstruction shall be at least 7.00 m.
5.The playing surface shall be uniformly and adequately lighted. The light units shall be placed
where they will not hinder the vision of the players.
6.All new courts shall be constructed in accordance with the requirements specified for the main
official competitions of FIBA, that is : 28 m by 15 m.
Lines and Dimensions
The lines mentioned in this Article shall:
1.Be drawn in the same colour,
2.Be 0.05 m (5 cm) in width, and
3.Be completely and perfectly visible.
1.The playing court shall be marked by lines as defined in Art. 2 which shall be, at every point,
at least 2 m from the spectators, advertising boards or any other obstruction.
2.The lines of t