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You receive a free throw when someone fouls you on a shot attempt. You will receive two free throws if you attempted a two point field goal, three for a three point field goal, and if you make the shot while being fouled (two or three), you will get one free throw.

If a team has 4 team fouls (four fouls committed total by one team in one quarter), a player will shoot two free throws when fouled when they are not shooting.

One player is chosen to shoot a free throw when a technical foul is given, which usually results from unsportsmanlike conduct.

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