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  1. Graphic Content: When Quantity Meets Quality: How Stephen Curry S...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Stephen Curry is one of the best shooters the NBA has ever seen. Last season, he led the league in 3-pointers and unassisted field goals, all while converting at a 42 percent clip from beyond the arc. Simply put, no point guard has ever shot this wel...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  2. J.R.: On way to be among top shooters ever

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    J.R. Smith has a message for his doubters. On his Instagram account, the Knicks shooter wrote about perceptions he believes he has overcome and how he's "on pace to be one of the best shooters the game had ever seen!" "They said I wouldn't make...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  3. 2014 NBA draft - Nik Stauskas' shooting among draft's best skill ...

    Jay Bilas and Chad Ford

    Chad Ford and Jay Bilas debate the best shooters, rebounders, defenders and passers in the 2014 NBA draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
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  5. Class of 2014's best shooters

    Paul Biancardi

    Though the top three prospects in the Class of 2014 are big men who control the paint, there are several outstanding shooters in the class. Let's examine the five best shooters among the incoming freshmen and one from the Class of 2015. 1. Justin ...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
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  7. Florida's Michael Frazier II among nation's best shooters -- coll...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla takes a look at the best shooters in college basketball and offers six players who can drain it from deep.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  8. Why doesn't Dirk shoot corner 3s?

    Tim MacMahon

    SACRAMENTO -- The corner 3-pointer is considered the best bang-for-buck shot in the NBA. So why does Dirk Nowitzki, one of the best shooters in basketball history, almost never attempt the shortest 3-point shot? "I don't really get to the corne...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  9. CourtVision: The Best Shooters So Far

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Who are the best shooters in the league this year? Below is the answer, according to the ShotScore metric we introduced earlier this season. Also, I imposed a few criteria: I only considered players who are healthy (which, sadly, disqualified Al Horf...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  10. Suns bury Dallas with 15 3-pointers in blowout win

    Eric Bledsoe scored 25 points and Phoenix matched its season high with 15 3-pointers -- in 30 tries -- to beat the Dallas Mavericks 123-108 Saturday night in the surprising Suns' highest-scoring game of the season.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 21, 2013
  11. Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry says he's the second-most-cl...

    Sam Alipour

    In ESPN The Magazine's Interview Issue, Golden State's Stephen Curry tells Sam Alipour that he's one of the best shooters, three-pointer or not -- if MJ is No. 1, then he's No. 2.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  12. Shooters hone these skills

    Maggie Lucas

    For pretty much my entire basketball life I have been considered a "shooter," which means if I get a clear look I am letting that thing fly. I started to think about what makes some of the best shooters and what some of the qualities are that a pure ...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  13. The 2012-13 CourtVision Awards: The Best Shooters

    Kirk Goldsberry

    DeAndre Jordan led the NBA in field goal percentage in 2012-13, but what does that actually mean? Field goal percentage remains our best proxy for shooting ability, but when we ignore the key interactions between court space and shooting percentage, ...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  14. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review

    ESPN Radio's Scott Van Pelt talks about where Stephen Curry ranks among the best shooters in NBA history, Tim Tebow, AJ McCarron and more. Van Pelt ESPN MLB analyst Curt Schilling shares his thoughts on Stephen Strasburg's delivery, the surprising ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  15. CourtVision: The Best Shooters So Far

    Kirk Goldsberry

    As spatial analytics slowly creeps its way into the NBA, we're beginning to evaluate performances and tendencies in new ways. Perhaps the most basic illustration of the virtue of spatial approaches applies to shooting. Although field goal percentage ...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  16. NBA Rookie Watch - Sizing up Damian Lillard of Portland Trail Bla...

    David Thorpe

    How does Portland's Damian Lillard stack up with other top young point guards?

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  17. Roundtable: Shooters, sleepers in MIAA hoops

    In our first "Roundtable" of the 2012-13 high school basketball season, we're joined by Beantown Hoops' Rob Sarmiento and Hockomock Sports' Josh Perry as we take a look at the state's best shooters, and some of the sleepers to watch out for. *** ...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  18. Recap: Melo's performance vs. Spain

    Jared Zwerling

    Carmelo Anthony is arguably one of the best shooters in the NBA from just inside 3-point territory. From 22 to 15 feet, he's money with his quick release and array of step-back moves. On Tuesday night in an exhibition game against Spain in Barcelo...

    Blog | July 24, 2012