Best 3 Point Shooters in the NBA

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The Top Ten

1 Ray Allen Ray Allen Walter Ray Allen, Jr. is a former American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent.

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

Of course Ray Allen. The 1st on all time when he broke Reggie Miller's record and now approaching 3,000 3 pointers.

shoots the ball like a slingshot. Doesn't need time to recharge. off-ball movement can kill the defender.

He's the best 3 pointer of all time

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2 Stephen Curry Stephen Curry

Stephen curry is the absolute best long distance # 3 point shooter of all time common guys you got to give him some credit he should be number one he is much better than ray Allen in history his handles are great and his range is other worldly insane that is my reason why he should be number one but that's not all is is the number one player of 2016+17 season and who knows if the best team right now the warriors will win the playoffs vs Portland today the probably will because they have got the best big three of today curry,Thompson and what makes it even better is Kevin durant.

Are you serious?! Stephen should be ahead of Ray Allen have you seen this record breaker and you got Kobe ahead of guys like Steve Kerr and sell curry! You obviously don't understand basketball! And Reggie is better then Allen. Allen may be clutch but Reggie is WAY BETTER and Kerr should crack top 10!

Stephen is the best shooter in the game ever since I saw him play I always new that no matter who was in front of him he would still be the best and I look up to him so he better keep it up because I've always wanted to be as good as him

402 threes in a NBA season. All I have to say.

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3 Reggie Miller

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

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!

How the heck is Reggie third he's the best shooter ever Ray Allen better be reading this. Reggie Miller all day.

Reggie is the best 3pt shooter ever no question

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4 Larry Bird Larry Bird Larry Joe Bird is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. Bird is a 3x champ, 1x ROTY, 1x Finals MVP, 3x 3PT Contest winner, all with the Boston Celtics. (1979-1992)

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

He is atheist best 3pointer of all time period and if he was up against all these guys when he was younger he would have beaten all of them he can't do it now because he has a back injury.

I could see Curry get #1 but Bird is at least #2

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5 Steve Nash Steve Nash Stephen John Nash, is a Canadian retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association.

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

Steve Nash was so good passer that his shooting abilities was underrated. - caqatay20

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

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

6 Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant Kobe Bean Bryant is an American retired professional basketball player. He played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Kobe Bryant has won 5 NBA championships with the Lakers and is the all-time leading scorer in Lakers franchise history.

Kobe Bryant? Are you serious? He is not a 3 point shooter

Really? Kobe is the 6th best shooter of all time, he is a great player but not a shooter.

Kobe is one of the best three point shooters of all time.

Why is Kobe even on this list?

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7 Kyle Korver Kyle Korver Kyle Elliot Korver is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association.

Shooting 55% from three currently best in the nba today.. He only gets better with age

There are other players better off the dribble, but Korver is the best spot-up.

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

Pretty good

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8 Steve Kerr

Best three point percentage of all time, very clutch, add the 4 championship teams. Ya, I think he needs to be in the top three 3-point shooters.

Kerr should be at least 5th on this list, I think even reggie miller and ray allen would agree with me

Should be ahead of Larry Bird compare the percentage Larry bird should not be so high

Simple best three point % and hits his shots in big moments.

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9 Peja 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 - ColdJ3

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. - Chris-1

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

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10 Mike Miller

Great shooter is extremely accurate. Much more then a specialist though. Mike can ball handle pretty well.

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The Contenders

11 Dirk Nowitzki

Good luck blocking this guy from the 3. - TKDCats312

Don't try to guard this guy, he can shoot in the face of 3 defenders.

You try defending a 7'0 footer that shoots over his head.

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12 Jason Kapono
13 Manu Ginobili V 2 Comments
14 Kyrie Irving Kyrie Irving Kyrie Andrew Irving is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association.

He is dominating the nba now and he has won mvp for this season

He should be number one

Better than curry

Great

15 Klay Thompson Klay Thompson Klay Alexander Thompson is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. V 2 Comments
16 Chauncey Billups
17 Paul Pierce Paul Pierce Paul Anthony Pierce is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association.

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

18 Steve Novak
19 Carmelo Anthony Carmelo Anthony Carmelo Kyam Anthony is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association. V 1 Comment
20 Kevin Love Kevin Love Kevin Wesley Love is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association.
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