In football it is worth 3 points. In basketball it is worth 2 points.
A regular basket is worth 2 points in basketball. In basketball, a foul shot taken from the foul line is worth 1 point. A field goal, shot in normal play is worth 2 points. A shot taken outside the 3-point line will earn the successful attempt three points.
1,2, or 3
it's not! A field goal can only count for 3 points! By the way What the freak were you watching!
In basketball, a "field goal" is the official term for any basket made from the floor other than a free throw. Most of the scoring in a basketball game is field goals. They are worth two points, or three points if the shot is taken from behind the 3-point arc.
In basketball, a field goal (a shot made from outside the three-point line) is worth three points.