20 September 2020

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The Ultimate 3-point Contest

This era of basketball depends on one thing on the offensive end: the 3-point shot. Without it, your team is considered to be unsuccessful. There has been many great shooters to pass through this league’s history. Let’s introduce those guys!

1. Stephen Curry

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Curry’s notable achievements:

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• Hold record for most threes in a season (402)

• Fewest games played to reach 100 career threes (20)

• Fewest games played to reach 1,000 career threes (369)

•Fewest games played to reach 2,000 career threes (597)

• Tied most threes made in a single postseason (98, tied with Klay Thompson)

•3pt contest champion in 2015

2. Klay Thompson

Photo by Alex Goodlett/Associated Press

Thompson’s notable achievements:

• Most threes made in a game (14)

• Tied most threes made in a single postseason (98, tied with Stephen Curry)

• Most threes made in a playoff game (11)

• 3pt contest champion in 2016

3. Ray Allen

Photo by Lynne Sladky/Associated Press

Allen’s notable achievements:

• Most threes made in a career (2,973)

• Most threes made in playoffs career (385)

• Most threes made in a quarter in a NBA finals game (5)

• Most threes made in a half in a NBA finals game (7)

• 3pt contest champion in 2001

4. Larry Bird

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Bird’s notable achievements:

• First member of the 50/40/90 club

• 3 time 3pt contest champion in 1986. 1987, and 1988

5. Devin Booker

Photo by Darryl Webb/AP Photos

Booker’s notable achievements:

• Most points in one round of a 3pt contest (28)

• 3pt contest champion in 2018

6. Reggie Miller

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Miller’s notable achievements:

• Led league in threes made twice (1992-1993, 1996-1997)

• Member of the 50/40/90 club

7. Kyle Korver

Photo by Aaron Gash/Associated Press

Korver’s notable achievements:

• Highest 3pt percentage in a regular season (53.6%)

• 3pt made leader in 2005

• 4x leader in 3pt percentage in 2010, 2014, 2015, 2017

8. JJ Redick

Photo by Tyler Kaufman/Associated Press

Redick’s notable achievements:

• Highest 3pt percentage (47.5%)

• Has made 62.2% of his right corner 3 shots this season

Who would win this 3pt contest? Vote below!

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