Referring to a made shot, baskets can count for either two points, or three points if the player shoots from behind the three-point line. In official basketball, if players are fouled, they can make a free throw for one point, but fouls are not part of Wii Sports Resort, nor free throws.
Referring to the item used in basketball, it is usually ten feet off of the ground. It contains a net, which makes it easier to tell if a shot was made or not. Almost all baskets are in front of a backboard, which the ball bounces off of to prevent excessive going-out-of-bounds.