Answered 2 years ago · Author has 54 answers and 32K answer views. There’s a big difference between 7th and 8th graders, so I’ll answer separately. I’m also assuming your asking about boys. 7th grade: PG 5’2, SG 5’4, SF 5’6, PF 5’7, C 5’9. 8th grade: PG 5’5, SG 5’7, SF 5’9, PF 5’10, C 6’0.
For 3rd and 4th grade students (around 8 to 10 years old):8-foot hoop height; For the 5th graders: 9-foot rim height; For 6th graders above: 10-foot hoop height. Note that the 10 ft. height (the standard for NBA games) is what most of the American and international kids usually use, especially when they get into the middle class.
The recommended heights for basketball goals are the same for male and female. For professional basketball all the way down to 6th grade the goal is 10-feet. For 5th grade, the goal should be placed at 9-feet. And for the 3rd and 4th grade(8 to 10 years-old) 8-foot rims. Lastly 6-foot rims for kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades.
A basketball team can have a lot of players, but only five can play in a game at any one time. Players in a basketball game have assigned basketball positions: center, power forward, small forward, point guard, and shooting guard. The center is the tallest player on each team, playing near the basket. On offense, the center tries to score on ...
Traditionally, basketball has 5 specific positions on the court. Two guards, two forwards, and a center. 1. Point guard 2. Shooting guard 3. Small forward 4. Power forward 5. Center. Each of these basketball positions has their own roles and responsibilities.
10-foot rims for 6th grade and above. Ten feet is what the bulk of the international and American kids shoot at, especially once they get to middle school. In setting the height of the rim, the primarily consideration is teaching kids proper shooting form.
Height becomes more and more of a factor the higher you go (ie. High school to college to NBA). For instance, in college basketball you’ll see guards that are well below 6’0 tall. In the NBA, you’ll SELDOM see players below 6’0. This pattern typically is true for all positions. However, there is a THRESHOLD.
Rim Height and Ball Size: A Guide for Young Basketball Players. By Brian Kendall. Many young basketball players dream of playing like LeBron James, dunking the basketball, throwing alley-oops, swooshing 3-pointers and winning the game on a last-second shot. The problem is, with a short stature and a limited skill set, children can't live out ...