Best 3 Point Shooters in the NBA


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The Top Ten

Ray Allen
ray allen should be ahead of everyone #1 because he's about to past reggie miller for most three pointers made, #2also because back then when larry bird played the three point line was closer to the basket
shoots the ball like a slingshot. Doesn't need time to recharge. off-ball movement can kill the defender.
Of course Ray Allen. The 1st on all time when he broke Reggie Miller's record and now approaching 3,000 3 pointers.
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2Larry Bird
Miller better than bird? Are you you out of your mind? Big deal he made more 3's, in much more time and many more games and attempts. miller more clutch than bird? I never saw bird have the worst game of his career in a big playoff game. aka reggie going 3 for 18 with the season on the line. bird guaranteed victories. bird backed it up. larry legend would smoke reggie. reggie also had to kick out his leg to get someone to bump him for foul calls. yes that's true also. watch it. he always kicked defenders when he released the shot then got to go the free throw line for some bull. bird was the best clutch player of all time
the one, the only.

"Larry, you only told me one lie. You said there will be another Larry Bird. Larry, there will never, ever be another Larry Bird. "
--Magic Johnson
Larry bird is the best clutch shooter ever in 3
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3Reggie Miller
YO Reggie Miller UNDER Larry Bird that's just plain out stupid! Only Ray Allen is better than Reggie Miller that's it! NOT NO DUMB LITTLE OVERRATED LARRY BIRD!
Is a legend when it comes to threes r=the reason he got in the hall of fame is because his threes I know he lost his title to ray ray but he still the best in book
How the heck is Reggie third he's the best shooter ever Ray Allen better be reading this. Reggie Miller all day.
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4Steve Nash

Steve is way better than Kobe and Allen put together this coming from a Celtics fan

Best pure shooter of all time ray allen couldn't break ankles like steve nash and shoot 15 fadeaways in his face come on now if nash is set he's gonna make he's been part of the 40 50 90 club 6 times

Passes a lot, but you can count on him when he shoots


5Stephen Curry

6Kobe Bryant

7Peja Stojakovic
This is real funny right here. Having Peja not even in the top 10 when we are talking about SHOOTER. There is no way guys like Terry, Arenas, Nash, Kobe are better shooters than Peja. The only guys that can contest Peja really is Allen and Redd for the most part


Other than Allen and Redd I dont think anyone on this list should be ahead of Peja as a shooter.This is shooters not all around players so it might be Peja.


That's what he does. The only things he does. Pure three point shooter... a specialist.

8Manu Ginobili

9Mike Miller

okay player, great shooter


10Dirk Nowitzki
Good luck blocking this guy from the 3.


You try defending a 7'0 footer that shoots over his head.
Don't try to guard this guy, he can shoot in the face of 3 defenders.
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The Contenders

11Dale Ellis

12Chauncey Billups

13Glen Rice

14Jason Kapono

15Rashard Lewis

16Dan Majerle

17Gilbert Arenas

Gilbert is a great shooter and all around player I think he is a top ten quality 3 point shooter. I don't know there are ao many great players in the NBA

18Dell Curry

19Steve Kerr
Highest 3 point percentage of all time at over 45%!. Clutch late in the game.

20Damon Jones

21Jason Terry

Mavericks have all the good shooters


22Daniel Gibson

maybe not yet, but you could tell by the playoffs that he'll be good in the future


23Chuck Person

24Kyle Korver
Can't argue with hitting a three in 127 straight games (NBA record)

25Tracy Mcgrady

he might not make it when you want him to, but hes always on time

26Paul Pierce

2010 3-point contest he a best shooter 2008 champion go celtics


27Quentin Richardson

Most underrated shooter in the game.

28Jerry West

29Matt Bonner

30Drazen Petrovic
NBA 1991-92 second highest 3PT field goal percentage (.444)
NBA 1992-93 second highest 3PT field goal percentage (.449)
Reggie Miller said he was the greatest shooter he ever played against. Unfortunately his life was cut short by a car crash.

31Danny Green

32Mike Bibby

He might not be the best player but he scares other guards when at the 3 point line

33Hedo Turkoglu

34Carlos Delfino

35Kevin Love

36Mark Price

37Michael Jordan

38Derek Fisher

39Trevor Ariza

40Mo Williams

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