Contents

- 1 Is the NBA rim 12 feet?
- 2 How tall is the NBA RIM 2020?
- 3 What is the height of the basketball ring in NBA?
- 4 Can you dunk 5 10?
- 5 How high is WNBA rim?
- 6 What country invented basketball?
- 7 Is NBA rim bigger than college?
- 8 How far is the NBA 3 point line?
- 9 How tall is the average NBA player?
- 10 Is NBA double rim?
- 11 Who is the tallest player in NBA history?
- 12 How tall is a NBA basketball hoop in meters?
- 13 Can you dunk if you’re 5 11?
- 14 Can a 5’6 person dunk?
- 15 Can a 5 4 person dunk?

## Is the NBA rim 12 feet?

Since about 1987 to the present, it’s been about 6-**foot**-7. That means that players today have a much easier time playing above the **rim**. In the 2008 Slam Dunk competition, Dwight Howard asked the **NBA** to raise the height of the **rim** to **12 feet** to prove his dunking ability was about more than his height.

## How tall is the NBA RIM 2020?

The **height of NBA basketball** hoop is 10 feet.

## What is the height of the basketball ring in NBA?

The top of the hoop is 10 **feet** (305 cm) above the ground. Regulation backboards are 6 **feet** (183 cm) wide by 3.5 **feet** (107 cm) tall. All basketball rims (hoops) are 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter.

## Can you dunk 5 10?

Challenging: **5**′ **10**″ – 6′

**You**‘ll need to jump roughly 24 inches to touch the rim and 30 inches to **dunk** a full sized basketball (assuming average arm length). In this height range, very few people will be able to **dunk** without training their jump. However, with some training **you** will be able to **dunk** quite comfortably.

## How high is WNBA rim?

Like the NBA — and all competitive basketball beyond junior **high** school — the **WNBA** plays on a regulation, 10-foot basket. Yet, Shaq zeroed in on the **rim height** during Tuesday night’s broadcast and proposed a not-so-original idea of lowering **WNBA rims** so the players could dunk more and throw down two-handers.

## What country invented basketball?

The only major sport strictly of U.S. origin, basketball was invented by James Naismith (1861–1939) on or about December 1, 1891, at the International Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) Training School (now Springfield College), Springfield, **Massachusetts**, where Naismith was an instructor in physical education.

## Is NBA rim bigger than college?

For junior high, high school, NCAA, WNBA, **NBA** and FIBA, the **rim** is exactly 10 feet off the ground. **Rims** at every level of play are 18 inches in diameter. Backboards are also the same size at each of these levels. A regulation backboard measures 6 feet wide and 42 inches (3.5 feet) tall.

## How far is the NBA 3 point line?

The arc typically stretches to 23 feet, nine **inches**, but is not uniform. In the corners, the distance between it and the basket is only 22 feet. The NBA decided to redraw the arcs so that they sat 22 feet away from the basket across the board.

## How tall is the average NBA player?

That is pretty much the number that appears over and over as far as **NBA average heights** are concerned. In 2019-20, it was determined that the **average NBA player** is 6-foot-6.54, weighs 219.33 pounds, around 26 years old, and almost five seasons of **NBA basketball** experience.

## Is NBA double rim?

Usually only outside courts use **double rim**. I have never seen an inside court, such as gyms and schools, use a **double rim**. A **double rim** is harder to shoot and make a shot with, especially with a bouncy ball such as a high PSI plastic ball. Most bad shots will not go in.

## Who is the tallest player in NBA history?

This is the latest accepted revision, reviewed on 28 March **2021**. This is a list of the **tallest players** in National **Basketball** Association **history**. It is currently topped by the 7-foot-7-inch (2.31 m) Romanian Gheorghe Mureșan, taken by the Washington Bullets as the number 30 overall pick in the 1993 **NBA** draft.

## How tall is a NBA basketball hoop in meters?

Basketball Court Measurement Table

Area | NBA |
---|---|

Metric | |

Court length | 28.65 m |

Court width | 15.24 m |

Rim height | 3.05 m |

## Can you dunk if you’re 5 11?

At the same time, an average-sized guy–say, **5**–**11**–won’t have a chance without at least a little athletic ability. **Dunking** isn’t for everybody, but many men at least have a chance at pulling it off. Even so, it depends on a lot of variables for those on the fringe. Many guys have excess weight that keep them grounded.

## Can a 5’6 person dunk?

Originally Answered: **Can** a 5 foot 6 **person dunk**? Let’s say you’re five foot six, with a 7’2 standing reach and weigh 135 pounds you would need a 34 inch vertical to touch the rim and a 40 inch vertical to **dunk**, so you would have to be hyper-athletic. Your vertical leap would have to be either 40 inches or 42 inches.

## Can a 5 4 person dunk?

There have been short NBA players who **could dunk**. Michael Jordan was said to be able to jump 46″ actually. However, that is extremely uncommon. According to this calculator, a 5′ 4″ **guy** with average arm length needs to jump 41″ in order to **dunk**.