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.
The two point shot has always existed in basketball.
Answer . \nOutside 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 this line are …awarded 3 points. They are sometimes referred to as "field goals".
A shot you make behind the three point line
When one player grabs the ball after a missed shot in basketball it is called a rebound. The offensive orÃdefensive player can get a rebound.
so people don't think you made it by luck
No the maximum points you can get in one shot is 3.
By saying "glass".
A foul shot.
There are, technically, when a penalty is called on a three-pointattempt that goes in anyway. However, expanding the points scored by a single basket(e.g. from the far end o…f the court) would probably be unworkable,as it could lead to ridiculously low-percentage shots.