So recently I have started taking an interest in basketball after picking up a basketball video game for 3 dollars. One thing I have noticed about stats in the game is that I know what pretty much all of them mean but 1, 'field goals'.

So super 'beginner' question, what is a field goal in basketball?


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A field goal is any 2 point or 3 point shot. This means any score that is not from the free-throw line: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Field_goal_(basketball)

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