Get to know shortly how we mark it on the map and what is the public Basketball court and what are the basic rules and regulations.


Basketball sign - Free Sport Parks Map

Its map label: Basketball

The outdoor Basketball courts are marked on the map with a dark red circle icon. Extra features are available (e.g. writing reviews, adding photo and video) on the data sheet at the locations marked with “i-circle”.

Features of Basketball court

The main feature of the outdoor Basketball court is that it is typically consists of two opposite basketball stands. 

Basketball court in Budapest, Bikas park - Free Sport Parks map
Outdoor Basketball court - Budapest (11th district), Bikás park
  • Names: Basketball court
  • Court dimensions: A regulation court in international games is 91.9 feet (28.0 meters) long and 49.2 feet (15 meters) wide. In the NBA and NCAA the court is 94 by 50 feet (29 by 15 meters). The outdoor court dimensions are completely variable you can find  small size courts and big sizes.
  • Markings: you can find courts with markings and without markings
  • Type of basketball stands: there are in generally two versions complate stand and stand fixed to a soccer goal.
  • Backboard dimensions: The backboard measures 6 by 3.5 feet (1.8 by 1.1 meters). There are in generally two versions small sized backboards and big sized backboards.
  • Net: mostly you can't find any net, but some location has a net or metal chain net.
  • Ground: asphalt / rubber / soil
  • Opening hours: sport parks, sport fields are usually open in 0-24 hours, but there are some fenced sport places with limited opening hours (eg from sunrise to sunset, etc.) that appear at the entrance.

Always take care of the cleanliness of parks, equipments and courts and the hygiene, so next time you will be happy to do sport there! And if you notice any damage or malfunction, please report it to us as soon as possible.


Basketball court dimensions

Dimensions: court, backboard, basket and ball

  • Court:
    • A regulation basketball court in international games is 91.9 feet (28.0 meters) long and 49.2 feet (15 meters) wide. In the NBA and NCAA the court is 94 by 50 feet (29 by 15 meters).
  • Backboard:
    • The backboard measures 6 by 3.5 feet (1.8 by 1.1 meters) and 4 feet (1.22 meters) inside the baseline.
  • Basket:
    • At almost all levels of competition, the top of the rim is exactly 10 feet (3.05 meters) above the court. The basket is a steel rim 18 inches (46 cm) diameter with an attached net.
  • Ball:
    • The size of the basketball is also regulated. For men, the official ball is 29.5 inches (75 cm) in circumference (size 7, or a “295 ball”) and weighs 22 oz (623.69 grams). If women are playing, the official basketball size is 28.5 inches (72 cm) in circumference (size 6, or a “285 ball”) with a weight of 20 oz (567 grams).

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Basketball court dimensions and markings - Free Sport Parks map
Basketball court dimensions and markings

Basketball basic rules

Out of signs and features get to know the basic rules and regulations also.

The source of these rules and more information is available on Sporting Charts basketball dictionary page.

Sports Communities

Here we collect sports communities they also offer free regular activities, training and/or consultancy at outdoor basketball courts in Hungary. You can also suggest these kind of sports communities that you can send us by clicking the button below.

Basketball courts with videos


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