The size of a basketball court may vary depend on factors such as the available space or level of basketball that is played on it. Basketball court in buildings such as churches, community centers, elementary schools often is smaller than a standard format, especially in older buildings. Backyard basketball court dimensions used for basketball recreational vary even more in size and are often only half-courts. Most full-size fields are 70-94 feet (21.34 to 28.65 m) long and 40 to 50 feet (12.19 to 15.24 m) wide, with the ratio of length to width generally less than 2-to-1.
Other important backyard basketball court dimensions include the height of the circle, the distance from the firing line, the width of an area near the basket called the key, and the distance 3-point arc.
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The edge of the circle of backyard basketball court dimensions of diameter is 18 inches (45.72 cm) and attached to a backboard. Except fields designed for youth basketball, the edge of the basket is always 10 feet (3.05 m) tall. For young people, the circle is lower, with the exact height varies according to the age of the players.