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When was the two-point shot added to basketball?
The two point shot has always existed in basketball.
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The three point line was added for the 1987-88 season in Texas high schools.
3 points. the only exception to this is if you are fouled while shooting a 3-point shot (and make it). Then you will get an opportunity to shoot one free throw (worth 1 m…ore point). so in this situation you can score 4 points - but technically this is two shots, not a single shot.
Thay are three points, or three-pointers
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…ongst the top free-point shooters in the league. Downtown Freddie Brown was captain of the SuperSonics' 78-79 NBA championship team. When the three point shot was adopted into the NBA in the 79-80 season, he led the league in 3 point shots, and during this time, it became a saying, referring to "downtown" as a far shot (3 point shot).
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.
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.
That shot is only worth 3 points. Any shot made past the 3 point line is worth such and no more...unless fouled in the act of shooting. The you have the infamous "4 point play…"
you get 2 points
it is about 35 percent
It depends what league you're talking about. In the NBA it was added in 1988. In college basketball I think it was added in 1989.
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.
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".
No matter where you shoot from, after the three point arc it just counts as a three pointer.