Basketball is top professional league games played in the United States that has a huge fan following around the globe. There are several events organized throughout the year in the NBA circuit. Basketball has emerged as a most played and viewed sport in the United States and come a long way now. People watch these basketball tournaments and matches but don’t know the scoring system. How scores are calculated, and points are being made. So for better understanding the game, you should know the score calculation system. Well, the scoring system of basketball is quite confusing, but with simple learning, you will understand the scoring pattern.
In this article, we have covered all about the NBA basketball scores and how teams score points. So that while watching your favorite game, you can easily able to know how your team is scoring points. With little guidance, you will able to learn the entire scoring system.
NBA Basketball Scores
Points scored by the player for the team decides the winner of the team. In basketball, points are scored by placing the ball in the basket, and two or three points or one point from free throws can be gain. In the NBA game scores are made from different places on the court. The player throws the ball and put in basket court, the distance from which player has made a goal decides the points. If a player has made a goal inside the three-point line, he scores two points. If the player has made a goal from outside of the three-point line, he scores three points. The team with maximum points is the winner.
Your position while shooting will define your points. There are three types of points that player score in a match. It also depends on the court size. If the ball stays in the basketball court still point is given to the team. Any foul and violation will lead to penalties and in some cases, point to the opponent team.
Types Of Scores
The team can score points by placing the ball in the basket court. There are generally three types of shots that players can play to score for their team in the match.
If the opposite team violated any rule and done foul play, the opponent team will get a chance to free throw. The team will score one point on successful completion of free-throw.
The highest points in NBA basketball scores is 3 points. Player will get three-points when he makes a throw from outside of the three-point line. After throwing the ball, the player can step in the three-point line; still, he will be rewarded with the three points.
The player can score two-point when he made the throw from within the three-point line. If a player steps on the three-point line before throwing the ball, he will be awarded 2 points only.
This will help you to know how your team is scoring in the game and who will win the game at the end.