What Is the Official Height of an NBA Rim?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 27, 2020 10:34:24 PM ET
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The official height of an NBA rim is 10 feet from the court surface directly below. This measurement has remained constant at the high school, college and professional levels since the game was invented by Dr. James Naismith in 1891.

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