Basketball Backboards

Basketball backboards are flat elevated vertical boards with mounted baskets, or rims, used to assist or return the basketball after a shot in a game of basketball. Commonly made of Plexiglas or tempered glass, backboards are designed to prevent shattering when a player dunks. Regulation basketball backboards have a width of 72” | 183 cm and a height of 42” | 110 cm with an inner rectangle that is 24” | 61 cm wide and 18” | 45.7 cm tall. For casual non-regulation courts, smaller Fan-Shaped Backboards are often used. Basketball rims are hung 10’ | 3.05 m above the court floor.

Fan-Shaped Backboard
Fan Shaped Basketball Backboards are non-regulation backboards that are typically found on casual courts at playgrounds or indoor side courts. Fan Shaped Backboards are smaller than Regulation Rectangular Backboards and have widths of 54” | 137.2 cm and heights of 33” | 83.8 cm.

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Collection of drawings of a Regulation Basketball Backboard illustrating the front, side, and plan views

Basketball backboards are flat elevated vertical boards with mounted baskets, or rims, used to assist or return the basketball after a shot in a game of basketball. Commonly made of Plexiglas or tempered glass, backboards are designed to prevent shattering when a player dunks. Regulation basketball backboards have a width of 72” | 183 cm and a height of 42” | 110 cm with an inner rectangle that is 24” | 61 cm wide and 18” | 45.7 cm tall. For casual non-regulation courts, smaller Fan-Shaped Backboards are often used. Basketball rims are hung 10’ | 3.05 m above the court floor.

Fan-Shaped Backboard
Fan Shaped Basketball Backboards are non-regulation backboards that are typically found on casual courts at playgrounds or indoor side courts. Fan Shaped Backboards are smaller than Regulation Rectangular Backboards and have widths of 54” | 137.2 cm and heights of 33” | 83.8 cm.

Dimensioned elevation drawing of a Fan-Shaped Basketball Backboard often used in non-professional environments
Common Questions
Common Questions
Common Questions
What are the dimensions of a Regulation Basketball Backboard?
Regulation Basketball Backboards are 72” | 183 cm wide and 42” | 110 cm tall.
How long is a basketball game?
The average NBA basketball game lasts between two and two and a half hours. Although there are only 48 total minutes of time on the clock in an NBA game, the regulation time is stopped often for fouls, timeouts, and when the ball is out of bounds.
How high is a basketball hoop?
Basketball hoops are 10’ | 3.05 m above the basketball court.
What is a triple double in basketball?
A triple-double in basketball is a term used to describe the impactful performance of a player that achieved a double-digit number in three of the five statistical basketball categories of points, assists, rebounds, steals, and blocked shots.
What is a basketball backboard made of?
Basketball backboards are made of a flat and rigid sheet of Plexiglas, or tempered glass, that will not shatter.
How many periods are in basketball?
College basketball games are played with two 20 minute periods, while professional NBA basketball games consist of four quarters of 12 minutes each.

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Height: 48” | 121.9 cm
Width: 72” 182.9 cm
Height (Rim): 10’ | 3.05 m to court
Height (Inner Rectangle): 18” | 45.7 cm
Width (Inner Rectangle): 24” | 61 cm
Border (Outer): 3” | 7.6 cm
Border (Inner): 2” | 5 cm

Drawings include:
Basketball Backboard front elevation (regulation), side, plan, front (fan shaped)

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