List of National Basketball Association career 3-point scoring leaders

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This article provides two lists:

A list of National Basketball Association players by total career regular season three-point field goals made.[1]
A progressive list of three-point leaders showing how the record has increased through the years.[2]

3 Point Field Goals Made Leaders[edit]

This is a list of National Basketball Association players by total career regular season three-point field goals made.

Statistics accurate as of the conclusion of the 2014-15 season
^ Active NBA player
* Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Not yet eligible for Hall of Fame consideration[3]
§ 2016 Hall of Fame Candidate with over 50 win shares* [4]
  • Win Shares - An estimate of the number of wins contributed by a player.
Rank Name Position(s) Team(s) played for (years)[5] Total 3-point field
goals
made
Total 3-point field
goals
attempted
3-point field goal
percentage
1 Allen, RayRay Allen^ SG Milwaukee Bucks (19962003)
Seattle SuperSonics (20032007)
Boston Celtics (20072012)
Miami Heat (20122014)
2,973 7,429 .400
2 Miller, ReggieReggie Miller* SG Indiana Pacers (19872005) 2,560 6,486 .395
3 Terry, JasonJason Terry^ SG Atlanta Hawks (19992004)
Dallas Mavericks (20042012)
Boston Celtics (2012–2013)
Brooklyn Nets (2013–2014)
Houston Rockets (2014–present)
2,076 5,463 .380
4 Pierce, PaulPaul Pierce^ SF Boston Celtics (19982013)
Brooklyn Nets (2013–2014)
Washington Wizards (2014–2015)

Los Angeles Clippers(2015-Present)

2,053 5,531 .371
5 Kidd, JasonJason Kidd PG Dallas Mavericks (19941996, 20082012)
Phoenix Suns (19962001)
New Jersey Nets (20012008)
New York Knicks (2012–2013)
1,988 5,701 .349
6 Carter, VinceVince Carter^ SG Toronto Raptors (19982004)
New Jersey Nets (20042009)
Orlando Magic (20092010)
Phoenix Suns (2010–2011)
Dallas Mavericks (20112014)
Memphis Grizzlies (2014–present)
1,878 5,020 .374
7 Billups, ChaunceyChauncey Billups PG Boston Celtics (1997–1998)
Toronto Raptors (1998)
Denver Nuggets (1999, 20082011)
Minnesota Timberwolves (20002002)
Detroit Pistons (20022008, 2013–2014)
New York Knicks (2011)
Los Angeles Clippers (20112013)
1,830 4,725 .387
8 Crawford, JamalJamal Crawford^ SG Chicago Bulls (20002004)
New York Knicks (20042008)
Golden State Warriors (2008–2009)
Atlanta Hawks (20092011)
Portland Trail Blazers (2011–2012)
Los Angeles Clippers (2012–present)
1,816 5,195 .350
9 Lewis, RashardRashard Lewis^ SF Seattle SuperSonics (19982007)
Orlando Magic (20072010)
Washington Wizards (20102012)
Miami Heat (20122014)
1,787 4,625 .386
10 Stojaković, PejaPeja Stojaković SF Sacramento Kings (19992006)
Indiana Pacers (2006)
New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets (20062010)
Toronto Raptors (2010)
Dallas Mavericks (2011)
1,760 4,392 .401
11 Korver, KyleKyle Korver^ SG/SF Philadelphia 76ers (20032007)
Utah Jazz (20072010)
Chicago Bulls (20102012)
Atlanta Hawks (2012–present)
1,729 3,998 .432
12 Ellis, DaleDale Ellis SG Dallas Mavericks (19831986)
Seattle SuperSonics (19861991, 19971999)
Milwaukee Bucks (19911992, 1999–2000)
San Antonio Spurs (19921994)
Denver Nuggets (19941997)
Charlotte Hornets (2000)
1,719 4,266 .403
13 Johnson, JoeJoe Johnson^ SG Boston Celtics (2001–2002)
Phoenix Suns (20022005)
Atlanta Hawks (20052012)
Brooklyn Nets (2012–present)
1,712 4,615 .371
14 Bryant, KobeKobe Bryant^ SG Los Angeles Lakers (1996–present) 1,694 5,079 .334
15 Nash, SteveSteve Nash PG Phoenix Suns (19961998)
Dallas Mavericks (19982004)
Phoenix Suns (20042012)
Los Angeles Lakers (20122014)
1,685 3,939 .428
16 Richardson, JasonJason Richardson^ SG Golden State Warriors (20012007)
Charlotte Bobcats (20072008)
Phoenix Suns (20082010)
Orlando Magic (20102012)
Philadelphia 76ers (2012–present)
1,608 4,344 .370
17 Nowitzki, DirkDirk Nowitzki^ PF Dallas Mavericks (1998–present) 1,575 4,117 .382
18 Miller, MikeMike Miller^ SG/SF Orlando Magic (20002003)
Memphis Grizzlies (20032008, 2013–2014)
Minnesota Timberwolves (2008–2009)
Washington Wizards (2009–2010)
Miami Heat (20102013)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2014–present)
1,563 3,838 .407
19 Rice, GlenGlen Rice SF Miami Heat (19891995)
Charlotte Hornets (19951998)
Los Angeles Lakers (19992000)
New York Knicks (2000–2001)
Houston Rockets (20012003)
Los Angeles Clippers (2003–2004)
1,559 3,896 .400
20 Jones, EddieEddie Jones SG Los Angeles Lakers (19941999)
Charlotte Hornets (19992000)
Miami Heat (20002005, 2007)
Memphis Grizzlies (20052007)
Dallas Mavericks (2007–2008)
1,546 4,147 .373
21 Hardaway, TimTim Hardaway PG Golden State Warriors (19891996)
Miami Heat (19962001)
Dallas Mavericks (2001–2002)
Denver Nuggets (2002)
Indiana Pacers (2003)
1,542 4,345 .355
22 Van Exel, NickNick Van Exel PG Los Angeles Lakers (19931998)
Denver Nuggets (19992002)
Dallas Mavericks (20022003)
Golden State Warriors (2003–2004)
Portland Trail Blazers (2004–2005)
San Antonio Spurs (2005–2006)
1,528 4,278 .357
23 Bibby, MikeMike Bibby PG Vancouver Grizzlies (19982001)
Sacramento Kings (20012008)
Atlanta Hawks (20082011)
Washington Wizards (2011)
Miami Heat (2011)
New York Knicks (2011–2012)
1,517 3,999 .379
24 Smith, J.R.J.R. Smith^ SG New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets (20042006)
Denver Nuggets (20062011)
New York Knicks (20112015)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2015–present)
1,475 3,966 .372
25 Finley, MichaelMichael Finley§ SG Phoenix Suns (19951996)
Dallas Mavericks (19962005)
San Antonio Spurs (20052010)
Boston Celtics (2010)
1,454 3,880 .375
26 Barry, BrentBrent Barry SG Los Angeles Clippers (19951998)
Miami Heat (1998)
Chicago Bulls (1999)
Seattle SuperSonics (19992004)
San Antonio Spurs (20042008)
Houston Rockets (2008–2009)
1,395 3,442 .405
27 Walker, AntoineAntoine Walker SF Boston Celtics (19962003, 2005)
Dallas Mavericks (2003–2004)
Atlanta Hawks (2004–2005)
Miami Heat (20052007)
Minnesota Timberwolves (2007–2008)
1,386 4,264 .325
28 Majerle, DanDan Majerle SG Phoenix Suns (19881995, 2001–2002)
Cleveland Cavaliers (1995–1996)
Miami Heat (19962001)
1,360 3,798 .358
29 Davis, BaronBaron Davis PG Charlotte/New Orleans Hornets (19992005)
Golden State Warriors (20052008)
Los Angeles Clippers (20082011)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2011)
New York Knicks (2012)
1,332 4,159 .320
30 Richmond, MitchMitch Richmond* SG Golden State Warriors (19881991)
Sacramento Kings (19911998)
Washington Wizards (19982001)
Los Angeles Lakers (2001–2002)
1,326 3,419 .388
31 Houston, AllanAllan Houston SG Detroit Pistons (19931996)
New York Knicks (19962005)
1,305 3,247 .402
32 Porter, TerryTerry Porter PG Portland Trail Blazers (19851995)
Minnesota Timberwolves (19951998)
Miami Heat (1999)
San Antonio Spurs (19992002)
1,297 3,360 .386
33 Blaylock, Daron "Mookie"Daron "Mookie" Blaylock PG New Jersey Nets (19891992)
Atlanta Hawks (19921999)
Golden State Warriors (19992002)
1,283 3,816 .336
34 Ginóbili, ManuManu Ginóbili^ SG San Antonio Spurs (2002–present) 1,272 3,457 .369
35-(T) Maxwell, VernonVernon Maxwell SG San Antonio Spurs (19881990, 1996–1997)
Houston Rockets (19901995)
Philadelphia 76ers (1995–1996, 2000)
Orlando Magic (1998)
Charlotte Hornets (1998)
Sacramento Kings (1999)
Seattle SuperSonics (1999–2000)
Dallas Mavericks (2001)
1,256 3,931 .320
35-(T) James, LeBronLeBron James^ SF Cleveland Cavaliers (20032010, 2014–present)
Miami Heat (20102014)
1,256 3,671 .342
37 Robinson, Clifford R.Clifford R. Robinson PF Portland Trail Blazers (19891997)
Phoenix Suns (19972001)
Detroit Pistons (20012003)
Golden State Warriors (20032005)
New Jersey Nets (20052007)
1,253 3,515 .356
38 Jackson, StephenStephen Jackson^ SG/SF New Jersey Nets (2000–2001)
San Antonio Spurs (20012003, 20122013)
Atlanta Hawks (2003–2004)
Indiana Pacers (20042007)
Golden State Warriors (20072009)
Charlotte Bobcats (20092011)
Milwaukee Bucks (2011–2012)
Los Angeles Clippers (2013–2014)
1,252 3,763 .333
39 Battier, ShaneShane Battier SF Memphis Grizzlies (20012006, 2011)
Houston Rockets (20062011)
Miami Heat (20112014)
1,250 3,254 .384
40 Fisher, DerekDerek Fisher PG Los Angeles Lakers (19962004, 20072012)
Golden State Warriors (20042006)
Utah Jazz (2006–2007)
Oklahoma City Thunder (2012, 20132014)
Dallas Mavericks (2012)
1,248 3,341 .374
41 Türkoğlu, HedoHedo Türkoğlu^ SF Sacramento Kings (20002003)
San Antonio Spurs (2003–2004)
Orlando Magic (20042009, 20102013)
Toronto Raptors (2009–2010)
Phoenix Suns (2010)
Los Angeles Clippers (2014–present)
1,246 3,246 .384
42 Curry, DellDell Curry SG Utah Jazz (1986–1987)
Cleveland Cavaliers (1987–1988)
Charlotte Hornets (19881998)
Milwaukee Bucks (1999)
Toronto Raptors (19992002)
1,245 3,098 .402
43 Williams, JasonJason Williams PG Sacramento Kings (19992001)
Memphis Grizzlies (20012005, 2011)
Miami Heat (20052008)
Orlando Magic (20092011)
1,238 3,784 .327
44 Stoudamire, DamonDamon Stoudamire PG Toronto Raptors (19951998)
Portland Trail Blazers (19982005)
Memphis Grizzlies (20052007)
San Antonio Spurs (2008)
1,236 3,464 .357
45 Hawkins, HerseyHersey Hawkins SG Philadelphia 76ers (19881993)
Charlotte Hornets (19931995, 2000–2001)
Seattle SuperSonics (19951999)
Chicago Bulls (1999–2000)
1,226 3,108 .394
46 Starks, JohnJohn Starks SG Golden State Warriors (1988–1989, 19992000)
New York Knicks (19901998)
Chicago Bulls (2000)
Utah Jazz (20002002)
1,222 3,591 .340
47 Person, ChuckChuck Person SF Indiana Pacers (19861992)
Minnesota Timberwolves (19921994)
San Antonio Spurs (19941998)
Charlotte Hornets (1999)
Seattle SuperSonics (1999–2000)
1,220 3,370 .362
48 Scott, DennisDennis Scott SF Orlando Magic (19901997)
Dallas Mavericks (1997–1998)
Phoenix Suns (1998)
New York Knicks (1999)
Minnesota Timberwolves (1999)
Vancouver Grizzlies (1999–2000)
1,214 3,060 .397
49 Dunleavy, Jr., MikeMike Dunleavy, Jr.^ SF Golden State Warriors (20032008)
Indiana Pacers (20082012)
Milwaukee Bucks (20122014)
Chicago Bulls (2013–present)
1,212 3,227 .376
50 Curry, StephenStephen Curry^ PG Golden State Warriors (2009–present) 1,191 2,704 .440

Progressive List of 3-point Scoring Leaders[edit]

This is a progressive list of 3-point scoring leaders showing how the record has increased through the years.

Statistics accurate as of the end of the games of April 15, 2015.
^ Active NBA player
* Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Not yet eligible for Hall of Fame consideration[3]
Team Abbreviations Team listed is the one player was on when he established the record.
BOS Boston Celtics IND Indiana Pacers PHI Philadelphia 76ers SEA Seattle SuperSonics
CHA Charlotte Bobcats LAL Los Angeles Lakers PHO Phoenix Suns TOR Toronto Raptors
CLE Cleveland Cavaliers MIA Miami Heat SAC Sacramento Kings UTH Utah Jazz
DEN Denver Nuggets MIL Milwaukee Bucks SAS San Antonio Spurs WAS Washington Wizards
GSW Golden State Warriors NYK New York Knicks SDC San Diego Clippers WSB Washington Bullets
HOU Houston Rockets ORL Orlando Magic
Progressive 3 point Leaders
Season Year-by-Year Leader 3P Active Player Leader 3P Career Record 3P Single Season Record 3P Season
1979-80 Brian Taylor000SDC 90 Brian Taylor000SDC 90 Brian Taylor000SDC 90 Brian Taylor000SDC 90 1979-80
1980-81 Mike Bratz000CLE 57 134 134 1980-81
1981-82 Don Buse000IND 73 Joe Hassett000GSW 193 Joe Hassett000GSW 193 1981-82
1982-83 Mike Dunleavy000 SAS 67 194 194 1982-83
1983-84 Darrell Griffith000UTH 91 Darrell Griffith000UTH 154 Darrell Griffith000UTH 91 1983-84
1984-85 92 246 Darrell Griffith000UTH 246 92 1984-85
1985-86 Larry Bird*000BOS 82 Larry Bird*000BOS 267 Larry Bird*000BOS 267 1985-86
1986-87 90 357 357 1986-87
1987-88 Danny Ainge000BOS 148 455 455 Danny Ainge000BOS 148 1987-88
1988-89 Michael Adams000DEN 166 Dale Ellis000SEA 472 Dale Ellis000SEA 472 Michael Adams000DEN 166 1988-89
1989-90 158 568 568 1989-90
1990-91 Vernon Maxwell000HOU 172 Michael Adams
000DEN 1990–91
000WSB 1991–92
658 Michael Adams
000DEN 1990–91
000WSB 1991–92
658 Vernon Maxwell000HOU 172 1990-91
1991-92 162 783 783 1991-92
1992-93 Dan Majerle000PHO 167 Dale Ellis
000 SAS 1992–94
000 DEN 1994–97
882 Dale Ellis
000 SAS 1992–94
000 DEN 1994–97
882 1992-93
1993-94 Dan Majerle000PHO 192 1,013 1,013 Dan Majerle000PHO 192 1993-94
1994-95 John Starks000NYK 217 1,119 1,119 John Starks000NYK 217 1994-95
1995-96 Dennis Scott000ORL 267 1,269 1,269 Dennis Scott000ORL 267 1995-96
1996-97 Reggie Miller*000IND 229 1,461 1,461 1996-97
1997-98 Wesley Person000CLE 192 Reggie Miller*000IND 1,596 Reggie Miller*000IND 1,596 1997-98
1998-99 Dee Brown000TOR 135 1,702 1,702 1998-99
1999-00 Gary Payton*000SEA 177 1,867 1,867 1999-00
2000-01 Antoine Walker000BOS 221 2,037 2,037 2000-01
2001-02 Ray Allen 000MIL 229 2,217 2,217 2001-02
2002-03 201 2,330 2,330 2002-03
2003-04 Peja Stojakovic 000SAC 240 2,464 2,464 2003-04
2004-05 226 2,560 2,560 2004-05
2005-06 Allen, RayRay Allen 000SEA 269 Allen, RayRay Allen
000SEA 2005-07
000BOS 2007-12
000MIA 2012-14
1,755 Allen, RayRay Allen 000SEA 269 2005-06
2006-07 Gilbert Arenas 00WAS
Raja Bell 00PHO
205 1,920 2006-07
2007-08 Jason Richardson^000CHA 243 2,100 2007-08
2008-09 Rashard Lewis^000ORL 220 2,299 2008-09
2009-10 Aaron Brooks^000HOU 209 2,444 2009-10
2010-11 Dorell Wright^000GSW 194 2,612 Allen, RayRay Allen
000BOS 2010-12
000MIA 2012-14
2,612 2010-11
2011-12 Ryan Anderson^000ORL 166 2,718 2,718 2011-12
2012-13 Stephen Curry^000GSW 272 2,857 2,857 Stephen Curry^000GSW 272 2012-13
2013-14 261 2,973 2,973 2013-14
2014-15 286 Jason Terry^000HOU 2,076 286 2014-15
Season Year-by-Year 3P Active Player Leader 3P Career Record 3P Single Season Record 3P Season

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The National Basketball Association did not record 3-point field goals until the 1979–80 season
  2. ^ "NBA Progressive Leaders and Records for 3-Pt Field Goals". Basketball-Reference.com. Sports-Reference. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 
  3. ^ a b A player is not eligible for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame until he has been fully retired for five calendar years or is deceased; player was not eligible for induction upon the commencement of the 2015–16 NBA season.
  4. ^ "2016 Hall of Fame Candidates". Basketball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  5. ^ American Basketball Association (ABA) teams other than those admitted into the NBA in 1976 are not included; each year is linked to an article about that particular NBA season.

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