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The amount of points varies.

You can get anywhere between 1 and 3 points.

1 point:

If you are fouled while shooting you are sent to the free throw line. Each one of these shots counts for one point each.

2 points: any shot other than a free thow made inside of the three point line is 2 points. That includes jumpshots, layups, and dunks

3 points: any shot taken outside of the 3 point line.

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