The recommended heights for basketball goals are the same for male and female. For professional basketball all the way down to 6th grade the goal is 10-feet. For 5th grade, the goal should be placed at 9-feet. And for the 3rd and 4th grade(8 to 10 years-old) 8-foot rims. Lastly 6-foot rims for kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades.
Diameter (Steel): 5/8” | 1.6 cm. Distance from Backboard: 6” | 15.1 cm. Height (Rim): 10’ | 3.05 m to court. Net Length: 15”-18” | 38.1-45.7 cm below rim. Basketball to Rim Ratio: Compared to the clear area of the basketball rim, a regulation basketball is 27% of the size of the opening. :
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A basketball rim’s diameter is 18 inches with a circumference of 56.5 inches. So, two ...
Size 5 Basketball: For boys and girls, a size 5 basketball should be used between the ages of 9 - 11. The circumference of the basketball should be 27.5" and the weight 17 oz. Size 4 Basketball: For boys and girls, a size 5 basketball should be used between the ages of 5 - 8. The circumference of the basketball should be 25.5" and the weight 14 oz.
This is the official size for women’s high school, college, and pro basketball. Size 5: 27.5" 17 oz: Boys and girls ages 9-11 years old. This is the standard youth basketball you find in most stores. Size 4: 25.5" 14 oz: Boys and girls ages 5-8 years old. Size 3: 22" 10 oz: Boys and girls ages 4-8 years old. Also known as "mini" basketball. Size 1: 16" 8 oz
The size of the basketball rim’s radius is 9 inches and the diameter is 18 inches. The circumference of the rim is 56.5 inches. The rim itself is made of tensile carbon steel and made of around 5/8″ in diameter of solid steel rod. A men’s basketball diameter is around 9.5 inches and circumference is 29.5 inches.