How High Is a Basketball Hoop From the Ground?

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The height that a basketball hoop is from the ground varies depending on the ages of the players, but a standard basketball hoop is 10 feet tall. Only professional and collegiate players would play with a hoop at this height.

The basketball hoop is perhaps the most important piece of equipment in the game, as it is the place where players have to shoot the ball into in order to accumulate points. The rim of the hoop should be 120 inches or a little more than 3 meters above the floor, but this can be lowered for younger or amateur players.