The three pointer is the most missed shot.
The most common shot in basketball is a layup.
there is no such thing as an illegal shot, at least not in american basketball
Theodore Papaluokas of Greece made 18 3pt. shots in a single professional basketball game.
One of the most common fouls is when contact is made in the process of a shot.
Hundreds of basketball players have ended a game by making every shot they had attempted from the field. All it takes is one made shot to be perfect.
A shot in basketball is an attempt to throw the basketball into the hoop.