Field-goal definitions

A score worth three points made on an ordinary down by place-kicking or drop-kicking the ball over the crossbar and between the goal posts.
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A shot made while the ball is in play, scoring two points or, if made from a certain distance (in professional basketball, at least 23 feet), three points.
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A score made by throwing the ball through the basket in regulation play, worth two points or, if attempted from beyond a specified distance, three points.
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A kick that passes through or above the space between the uprights, scoring three points.
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(American football) When the ball is kicked through the uprights and over the crossbar (not after a touchdown) for 3 points.

He kicked a 33 yard field goal just before the half.

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(basketball) A made shot that was not a free throw.

He got six field goals in the first half, two from three-point land.

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