Basketball Scoring Points

In this chapter, we will be learning how teams score points in basketball and ultimately win the game. By the end, you will understand all the ways teams can score in basketball.

Scoring Points

What are the ways that teams can score points in basketball? What is a field goal? What is a free throw?

Basketball Scoring Summary

This chapter we will explore how teams score points in basketball and the strategies behind each of them.

What We'll Be Learning

First we'll learn about field goals. Then, we'll learn about free throws and how teams are rewarded points on fouls. Finally, we'll end with a discussion of various techniques, strategies, and styles for scoring points. By the end of this chapter, you should know some of the ways teams can score points in the game of basketball.

Glossary Terms

At any point, you can go to our basketball glossary and look up any of the terms discussed in these chapters. Here are all the terms we will be covering related to scoring points:

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