RANKED: The 22 Greatest 3-Point Shooters In NBA History

22. Mike Miller



Three-pointers made: 1,590 (20th all-time)
Three-pointers attempted: 3,910
Three-point percentage: 40.7%

The 2001 NBA Rookie of The Year has reinvented himself as a player on several occasions, but the most effective version of Mike Miller is when he’s shooting the basketball from the outside. 20th all-time in three-pointers made and 21st in percentage is the reason why Miller has been able to sustain his level of play for the seven different franchises he has played for. And if you can make a three on one shoe like Mike Miller infamously did in the 2014 NBA Finals, you deserve a spot on this list.

21. Jason Kapono



Three-pointers made: 457 (outside top 50 all-time)
Three-pointers attempted: 1,054
Three-point percentage: 43.4%

UCLA’s all-time leader in three-point percentage was a three-point specialist during his nine-year career that included stops in Miami, Toronto and Philadelphia. One of the most impressive three-point contestants we’ve ever seen, Kapono won the event in back to back years with scores of 24 and 25 out of a possible 30. Having only averaged 6.7 points per game throughout his career, Jason Kapono is the prime example of not having to be a great overall player to be a great shooter.

20. Allan Houston



Three-pointers made: 1,305 (36th all-time)
Three-pointers attempted: 3,247
Three-point percentage: 40.2%

Houston could fill up the score-sheet in a hurry and the three-point shot was his most efficient weapon. A career 40 percent shooter from downtown, Houston was the best outside scorer for the Knicks during their deep playoff runs in the 90’s.

19. Dirk Nowitzki



Three-pointers made: 1,780 (14th all-time)
Three-pointers attempted: 4,668
Three-point percentage: 38.1%

Standing at just about 7-feet tall, Dirk is widely considered the greatest big man shooter to ever grace the court. Dirk’s high release point and deep range have given defenders fits since he’s been in the league. While he does a majority of his work from the mid-range, his three-point shot is what separates him from the rest of the power forwards in the league.

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