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Officially, 1 for a freethrow, 2 for a field goal, and 3 for a 3-pointer (any shot made behind the three-point line).
A made free throw is one point. A made field goal is two points. A field goal attempted beyond the arc is a three point shot attempt. A made three point shot is three points.
Ronnie Carr of Western Carolina made college basketball's first 3-point shot in 1980. Chris Ford of the Boston Celtics made the NBA's first 3-point shot in 1979.
In the game of basketball, points are scored when a player makes a basket in the opposing teams goal. The scoring of shots goes like this: any shot made inside of the "three point line" is two points, any shot made outside of the "three point line" is three points, and free throws made are one point each.
Any shot within the three point line is two points, a shot made outside the three point line is worth three points, and a free throw is worth one point.
In Basketball, a field goal (a shot made from outside the three-point line) is worth three points.
According to Basketball Reference, Reggie Miller made 2,560 three pointers in 6,486 attempts for a career three point average of .395.
In basketball, a field goal (a shot made from outside the three-point line) is worth three points.
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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.
Any shot made inside of the three point line is worth two points. If it is anywhere outside of the three point line it is worth three. If there is a foul or technical given and a free thrown is taken the shot is worth one point.