When was the two-point shot added to basketball?

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The two point shot has always existed in basketball.
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When was the three point shot added to basketball?

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.

What is a 'three-point' shot 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

When was the 3 point shot added?

The ABA adopted it in 1967. The NBA adopted it in 1979. The NCAA Southern Conference adopted it in 1980. It was adopted nation wide by the NCAA in 1986.

Where is a 1 point shot made in basketball?

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