Best 3 Point Shooters in the NBA

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The Top Ten

1 Stephen Curry Stephen Curry

Absolutely god-given skills with his incredible jump shot combined with his incredible range and incredible ball handles. People under appreciate Steph even though he is having a campaign similar, if not better to his 2015 MVP and championship season. People love to hate on this guy only because Kevin Durant joined the Warriors. Steph has one of the hardest workers in the entire league, and has broken countless records related to three pointers. People love the fact to point out that Ray Allen has the most career three pointers and has made one of the clutchest shots of all time in the NBA Finals, but you already know it's just a matter of time for Curry to pass Ray Allen for most career three pointers in regular season and playoffs. Stephen Curry also has led the league in three pointers five times in a row, surpassing Ray Allen's best shooting season according to three pointers made 4 times while Ray Allen led the league in three pointers 3 times in his 18 year career and Reggie ...more

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 curry is number 1...yall can't beat him

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2 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.

Ray Allen is also good eye shooter but not as good
As Stephen curry.

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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

Number 1

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6 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)

Because he's my favorite player

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7 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

Is this a joke? #9 for the best 3pt% of ALL TIME. minimum # 5 - NiftyC75

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8 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.

He is cluch

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9 Mike Miller

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

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10 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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The Contenders

11 Dirk Nowitzki 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.

He can shoot the long ones too - Curti2594

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12 Manu Ginobili Manu Ginobili

Manu ginobili on the top ten.WOW!

he's beast

13 Kyrie Irving Kyrie Irving Kyrie Andrew Irving is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics 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

Kyrie es savage. Ez ya boy Kyrie breakin ankles

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14 Klay Thompson Klay Thompson Klay Alexander Thompson is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.

He Is A Great 3 point Shooter

Should be in top ten!

Definitely

15 Jason Kapono
16 Chauncey Billups Chauncey Billups Chauncey Ray Billups is an American retired professional basketball player who played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association.
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 Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association.

How come he is in 19? he should be no.2!

This dude is without the best 3 point shooter of all time. Screw Stephen Curry, since Carmelo Anthony is way better than Curry will ever be honestly. peace bitch

20 Kevin Love Kevin Love Kevin Wesley Love is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association.
21 Dale Ellis
22 Damian Lillard Damian Lillard Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard is an American professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association.

At his very best, when the game is on the line. Under the radar.

He is so nice in for the win in three points

Amazing

23 J.J. Redick J.J. Redick

This guy is a freak from 3 PT range.

24 Glen Rice
25 Rashard Lewis
26 Danny Green
27 Gilbert Arenas Gilbert 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

28 Matt Bonner
29 Damon Jones
30 Jason Terry

The fact that this guy isn't even in the top ten is absolutely disgusting. He was a key part of the Mavericks championship run in 2011. He was also a contestant for the best three point shooter with Ray Allen that season as well. - fitemeillreku

Mavericks have all the good shooters - Achilles

31 Daniel Gibson

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

32 Dan Majerle
33 Tracy Mcgrady Tracy Mcgrady Tracy Lamar McGrady Jr. is an American retired professional basketball player who is best known for his career in the National Basketball Association, where he played as both a shooting guard and small forward.

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

In clutch times, ya, his biggest problem was injurey.

He is awesome vote for the miz for the slammys

Best

34 Derek Fisher
35 Draymond Green Draymond Green Draymond Jamal Green Sr. is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.

Pretty good but where is steve kerr

Wow

36 Kevin Durant Kevin Durant Kevin Wayne Durant is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He was MVP of the 2017 NBA Finals.

He should be in the top 5

No kd at 40 he is the best he should at least be in the top tens

Beast

37 Quentin Richardson

Most underrated shooter in the game.

38 Jerry West Jerry West Jerry Alan West is an American retired basketball player who played his entire professional career for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.

He never made one three in his career, stupids - Htown3ball

Probably the greatest long-range shooter of all time, at least until Steph Curry came along.
True that the 3-point shot did not exist during his career, but he still has one of the highest lifetime scoring averages ever without it.
His 64-foot buzzer beater in the 1970 NBA finals only forced overtime [they lost in OT], but in the 3-point era, the Lakers would have won the championship.
There's a reason he is "the logo".

39 Gordon Hayward Gordon Hayward Gordon Daniel Hayward is an American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association.
40 Hedo Turkoglu
41 Russell Westbrook Russell Westbrook Russell Westbrook Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association.
42 Dwight Howard Dwight Howard Dwight David Howard is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association.

Lol

seriously

43 Mike Bibby

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

44 Trevor Ariza
45 Mo Williams

Should be in top 10

Take these L is that enough

46 Carlos Delfino
47 Dell Curry

Should be in the top 10 and where is his son

48 Chuck Person
49 Drazen Petrovic

Drazen Petrovic was and is Europe's best ever player. Very few Europeans would deny that. He regularly scored 40, 50 points per gamein Europe with extremely high percentage for a guard, particularly from 3 point land. In Europe he was known as the basketball Mozart. He is a is a Hall of Famer and it is a pity that NBA fans only saw him blossom for 2 years in NJ. Check out the ESPN film "Once Brothers" on YT.

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.

So sad how he died during his career. Would have been so great.

50 Mark Price

Was a great player shot amazing if he had a foot of room to shoot it in for 3!

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