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Basketball Rim Heights

Rim Height

Recommended basketball rim height and ball sizes

There are no official rules stating official rim heights and basketball sizes. Each organization sets it own. Below you will find a general guideline but you should check with your local organization for specific rim heights and youth basketball sizes.
Age
Rim Height
Ball Size
Kindergarten
7'
25 inch
1st and 2nd Grades
8'
25 inch
3rd and 4th Grades
9'
28.5
5th thru 8th Grades
10'
28.5 Girls
29.5 Boys