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they did it so that college and nba players would start shooting farther shots and to help improve their shot

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What type of basketball events are there?

There is a regular basketball game, a three point contest, and a dunk contest.

What is the distance of the three point line of a basketball game?

like 3 feet

Who holds the single game record for most three point field goals in an NCAA basketball game?

The most three pointers made in a NCAA Collage basketball games was Keith Veeney (Marshall U) with 15 three pointers in a single game.

How do you properly play the basketball game 21?

unlimited free throws, shoot from three point line, no coach's allowed

What is Example of closed skill and open skill in basketball?

A closed skill in basketball would be a foul shot as there are no variables in the environment An open skill in basketball could be the game itself or shooting a three point shot as there are many variables

How much are basketball goals?

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.

What is basketball played on?

the game of basketball is played on a court divided into two halfs with a basketball hoop on each end. On ech end of the court there is a three point line to shoot behind, a freethrow line to shoot free throws on and a lane where you can only stand in for three seconds.

Can you bring posters to an US Olympics basketball game?

yes we can

how do i win a basketball game?

The Objective of a basketball game is to score points and win the game.

Which division 1college basketball player has made the most three pointers in a game?

In 1990, Loyola-Marymount's Jeff Fryer hit 11 Thee-Point shots in a game against Michigan.

If a basketball player hits three point shots 45 percent of the time what is the chances if she takes four shots during a game that she misses the first shot and hits the last three?


100 point in a basketball game?

wilt chamberlain

How do you score and win the game basketball?

When you have the basketball, you dribble across the court, and shoot into the hoops (Or you can pass). If you do that without a foul, you get two points. If you shoot from the three-pointer line, you get three points. You can also do free shots, but you'll need to receive a foul for that. If you make one, you get a point, make both, you get two. The team with most point wins!

How do you score in a basketball game?

You score 2 if you make a basket. Three if you make a basket from behind the 3 point line. And 1 if you make a free throw.

Which college basketball teams have made a three-point field goal in every game played?

UNLV Princeton Vanderbilt

Most three pointers in one game?

The National Basketball Association can trace its history back to. Since then many records have been held. As of 2014, the record for most three point shots made in a game belongs to Kobe Bryant with 12.

What is the purpose of a basketball game?

Basketball was created as a new and cool sport. Basketball caught on with just about everyone and ended up being a professionally played sport called the NBA. There really is no purpose other than to have fun.To win. Also to score more points than the other team and to put the ball in the basket. A free throw is worth one point if you make it in the basket. In front of the three point line is two points if you make it in the basket. If it's behind the three point line and you make it in the basket you get three points.

What college basketball game had the largest point differential?


What does PAPG stand for in basketball?

Points Average Point Game

How is the game scored in basketball?

The game of basketball is scored with 1,2 and 3 point shots. Players get 1 point for foul shots, 2 points for any field goal that is not beyond the 3 point line, and 3 points for shots beyond the line.

What are some of the highest scoring basketball games in history?

a 100 point game by wilt chamberlin and and 81 point game by kobe bryant

Who sank the first 3-point field goal in the history of college basketball and in what year did he sink it?

On November 29, 1980, Western Carolina's Ronnie Carr made history. The sophomore guard made a three-point shot from the left corner of the court with 16:09 to play in the first half. It was the first three-pointer made in NCAA basketball history. Carr had missed his first three-point attempt approximately two minutes earlier in the game.

Can you bring electronics to a basketball game?

No. Any necklaces or watches etc. will be asked to be taken of by the reffere running the game. You are allowed to bring electronics just not on the court. Llama

What is the worst 3 point percentage in a college basketball game?


Who scored the most point in a single game in basketball?

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