How do you shoot a 3 pointer?

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a field goal worth 3 points because the shooter had both feet on the floor behind the 3-point line when he released the ball also counts if one foot is behind the line while the other is in the air.

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How many points do you score for a basket?

It all depends on where you shoot from. If you shoot anywhere inside the 3 pointer line during play, it will be counted as a 2 pointer. However, if you shoot outside of the 3 pointer line, then its counted as a 3 pointer. If you are fouled and get the shot in from the free throw line, you get 1 point.

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How many points do you get for a long range shot in basketball?

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What is it called when you make a shot behind the arc in NBA?

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