The 3 point shot was added in 1987, that year Steve Alford (Indiana) led the Nation in 3 point accuracy!
Ronnie Carr sank the first three pointer in 1980.
This is because some have the college 3 pointer AND the Pro 3 pointer.
It depends what league you're talking about. In the NBA it was added in 1988. In college basketball I think it was added in 1989.
When you shoot from the three pointer line which is behind the foul line.
about three metres
A field goal in basketball is also called a three pointer. A three pointer is when a player shoots the ball outside the three point line and makes it.
he shoots a basket from three yards away making it a three pointer
The three pointer entered high school as soon as the NBA created the three point shot.
no, it counts as 2
Ronnie Carr of Western Carolina is credited with making college basketball's first three pointer in 1980.
20 feet from the basketball rim.
The college 3 pointer is exactly 2 feet away from the rim and corner threes are 1 feet
There are no "goals" in basketball. You score by making a two-pointer (inside the three-point line), a three-pointer outside of the three point line), or a free throw which is worth one point( you get those if you get fouled inside the paint).
A Two pointer is when the basket ball is shot from inside the three point line, it can be called a regular basket
No there are not. The highest point you can get is a three pointer.
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It was 1980. Go to the following link to read the history of 3-pointer: http://www.hoophall.com/history/threepoint_shot_history.htm
A field goal in Basketball is also called a three pointer. A three pointer is when a player shoots the ball outside the three point line and makes it.
you get to shoot 1 free throw
A three pointer shot is above the free throw line. If you want to make it, try perfecting your shot.
No matter where you shoot from, after the three point arc it just counts as a three pointer.
The three pointer is the most missed shot.