The 25 Best Three-Point Shooters in NBA History

Stephen Curry holds up three fingers after draining a three.

The three-pointer has become a huge part of the game — and Stephen Curry is one of the best three-point shooters | Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

The NBA used to be a game for the biggest and strongest. Players such as George Mikan, Wilt Chamberlain, and Bill Russell dominated the hardwood. And while the game still rewards those who are big and strong, basketball has evolved. Nearly 40 years after the NBA accepted the three-point line, it’s finally become a major part of how teams play.

Threes are being hoisted at record paces. With that in mind, we looked at the best three-point shooters in history. We used statistical objectives of at least 800 made threes and an average of four attempts per game.