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Encyclopedia > Point (basketball)
The slam dunk by LeBron James is a field goal worth 2 points.
The slam dunk by LeBron James is a field goal worth 2 points.

Points in basketball are used to keep track of the score in a match. Points can be accumulated by making a field goal (2 points), a three-point field goal (3 points) or free throws (1 point). Image File history File links 234610_480_art_R0. ... Image File history File links 234610_480_art_R0. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... LeBron Raymone James (born December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio), nicknamed as King James or the Chosen One, is an All-Star NBA basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers. ... A field goal (formerly goal from the field) is a general term used in some sports wherein a goal may be scored either during general play (from the field) or via some sort of free shot. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... A field goal (formerly goal from the field) is a general term used in some sports wherein a goal may be scored either during general play (from the field) or via some sort of free shot. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 In basketball, a three-point field goal, three-pointer, three-point shot, or simply three is a field goal made from beyond the three point line, a designated semi-ellipsoid arc radiating from the basket. ... In basketball, free throws or foul shots are attempts to score points unopposed from the free throw line (informally known as the charity stripe), and are generally awarded after a foul by the opposing team. ...


The team that has recorded the most points at the end a game is declared that game's winner.


NBA

  • Most points in a career: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387 pts)
  • Highest career points per game: Michael Jordan (32.12 ppg)
  • Most points by a player in an NBA game: 100 by Wilt Chamberlain.
  • Most points averaged by a player in one season: 50.4 by Wilt Chamberlain (1961-62)
  • Most points by a player in one season: 4,029 by Wilt Chamberlain(1961-1962)

 
 

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