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# How many points are free throws worth in basketball?

Updated: 8/22/2023

Wiki User

16y ago

A free throw is only worth one point.

Free throw is a term used in Basketball, not Baseball. In Basketball, it is worth a total of one point

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8y ago

Wiki User

14y ago

Officially, 1 for a freethrow, 2 for a field goal, and 3 for a 3-pointer (any shot made behind the three-point line).

Wiki User

16y ago

Each made free throw is worth one point.

Wiki User

15y ago

1. one point for each free throw.

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### How do you score two points in a basketball game?

To get two points you could shoot a basket because one basket equals two points. Or two free throws.

### How is scoring done in basketball?

If you shot the ball from inside the arch, you will get 2 points, outside the arch, 3 points, and free throws for 1 point each.

### How many points are field goals worth in basketball?

A field goal in basketball is worth three points while a free throw is worth 1 point

### How many points do you get for a goal in basketball?

not sure about college basketball, but the NBA it is 2 points per basket. if the shooter is fouled whilst making the shot he will then have the chance to make a free throw. if the ball goes in the basket then he takes 1 free-throw to make a total of 3 points. if the ball misses the basket then he takes 2 free-throws to make a total of 2 points.

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### What is a free trow line?

In basketball,the free throw line is the line where the person throws the ball or dumnk the ball for 3 points ... it works the same for a faul too

### How is a basketball game won?

At the end of 4 quarters, the team that has scored the most points (baskets, free throws, ect.) wins the game.

### Does the weight of the basketball affect free throws?

yes, the weight of a basketball does affect free throws because while shooting a free throw you have a routine for every opportunity of shooting a free throw and if have a basketball that has different weight then your other basketball then you will end up short or long.

### How many points is a regulation shot in a game of basketball?

If you shoot and make a basket inside the three point line or with your feet on the three point line it is worth two points. If you shoot and make a basket anywhere behind the three point line without your feet on the line it is worth three points. If you get fouled when you are shooting you go to the free throw line to shoot free throws. This is an uncontested, untimed shot that if you make it, it is worth one point.

### How many point can you get in three throws?

3 three throws = 9 points 3 free throws = 3 points