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What is a made shot behind the three point arc in basketball?
No matter where you shoot from, after the three point arc it just counts as a three pointer.
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The NBA adopted the 3 point line at the start of the 1979-1980 season, which is of variable distance, ranging from 22 feet (6.7 m) in the corners to 23.75 feet.
Chronologically, Herman Sayger was the inventor. Depending on your perspective, the three-point line was developed/introduced several times in the course of basketball's histo…ry. The list of possible "inventors" are included below: # Herman Sayger (1933) # Howard Hobson (1945) # Al Grenert (1950s) # American Basketball League (1961) # Eddie Rios Mellado (1962) # ABA (1968) For a more in-depth answer, you can read Interbasket's article on Who Invented the 3-Point Line (check out the reference/link below)
Answer Outside of the "key", but in the same half of the court, there is another line, roughly in the shape of a half circle. Shots made from outside of th…is line are awarded 3 points. They are sometimes referred to as "field goals".
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A shot you make behind the three point line
Ronnie Carr of Western Carolina made college basketball's first 3-point shot in 1980. Chris Ford of the Boston Celtics made the NBA's first 3-point shot in 1979.
Thay are three points, or three-pointers
The player has to shoot the ball into the hoop from behind the three-point line (the big arc painted on the floor surrounding the basket), which varies in distance depen…ding on whether the game is NBA, college, high school, etc.
one if it's a foul, two if the game is going.
YES! Unless, of course, you make it and then you only get one more.
You need to either put the ball in your palm a little bit more so when you snap your wrist, the ball will release higher and farther, or you need to release the ball as …you are moving your arms upwards.
The three point shot has provided more intense situations towards the end of games and a higher scoring average for the 24 second shot clock era.
From the free-throw line, after a player has drawn a foul while attempting a shot on the basket. Depending on where they attempted their shot from, they will take 2 or 3 shots…. IF they made the basket they were attempting while drawing a foul, the number of foul shots is decreased by 1.