xxSpanish ~ Españolxx área restringida ~
xx zona restringida ~
xx botella ~ pasillo de tiro libre ~
xx zona de 3 segundos xx
xxArabic ~ فرس ~ xx
xxCatalan ~ Catalàxx
xxChinese ~ 中文xx
xxCroatian ~ hrvatskixx
xxFrench ~ Françaisxx bouteille ~
xx couloir de lancers-francs ~
xx raquette ~ zone des 3 secondes xx
xxGerman ~ Alemánxxxx
xxGreek ~ ελληνικάxxxx
xxItalian ~ Italianoxx xx
xxPortuguese ~ Portuguêsxxxx
xxRomanian ~ limba românăxxxx
xxRussian ~ русский языкxx
xxEnglish ~ Inglésxx free-throw lane ~ key ~
xx key-hole ~ lane ~ paint ~
xx restricted area ~ 3-second area ~
xx 3-second lane xx
The painted area 19' ~ 5.80 m. ~ ( 15 feet ~ 4.57 m. ~ at all USA levels, as measured from the basket to the free throw line ) x 16' ~ 4.88 m. ~ ( 12' in college ) between the end line and the free throw line near each basket, outside which players line up for free throws.

FIBA and ULEB: 5.80 m. ( 4.60 m. ~ as measured from the basket to the free throw line ) x 4.90 m.

Is the area of the basketball court  (external link) an offensive player cannot spend more than 3-seconds at a time in.

Also known as the key , because in the basketball  (external link) early years it was key-shaped. It was three times widened till its present shape.

Also known as: Free-Throw Lane ~ key-hole ~ paint ~ Restricted Area ~ 3-second Area ~ 3-second Lane.


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