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When was the three point shot added to basketball?

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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.
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Why is the three-point shot called from downtown in basketball?

Freddie Brown graduated from downtown Milwaukee's Lincoln High  School in 1967, where other high schools gave him his nickname  "Downtown Freddie" Brown, and he was often am

Who made the first three point shot in basketball?

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.

First three point shot in college basketball?

Ronnie Carr. He played for Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC He made the shot on Nov. 29, 1980

When was the 3 point shot added to basketball in South Dakota?

According to a source at the South Dakota High School Activities Association, the 3 point shot was added to high school basketball for the 1985-1986 season.