A shot in basketball is an attempt to throw the basketball into the hoop.
Baskets are the hoop in basketball. They are meant to be there to throw basketballs into. That is the only way to score a point.
You get a point by shooting the basketball into the hoop.
The free throw line is 15ft from the point of the floor directly below the backboard.
I think you meant hoop and the hoop is 15 feet away from the free throw line in basketball.
Field goal, bucket, or free throw.
Shooting, or taking a shot.
In basketball you try to throw the ball into the hoop(basket) so that is why you use a ball in basketball.
13 feet 9 inches from in back of the free throw line to the center of the hoop.
When someone gets hit in basketball a foul is called and if they are shooting the ball at the basket they get to shoot a free throw. A free throw is worth one point and they are shot without jumping from the line about 15 feet straight from the hoop.
First you throw the ball to one of your team-mates that are open. If they pass you the ball don't be afraid of the ball. If your near the hoop throw the ball into the hoop.