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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.
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When was the three point shot added to basketball?

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Who invented the three-point shot in basketball?

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