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]
Statistics accurate as of March 11, 2020.[3]
^ Active NBA player
* Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Not yet eligible for Hall of Fame consideration[4]
§ Eligible for Hall of Fame in 2020[5]
Rank Name Position(s) Team(s) played for (years)[6] Total 3-point field
goals
made
Total 3-point field
goals
attempted
3-point field goal
percentage
1 Ray Allen* SG Milwaukee Bucks (19962003)
Seattle SuperSonics (20032007)
Boston Celtics (20072012)
Miami Heat (20122014)
2,973 7,429 .400
2 Reggie Miller* SG Indiana Pacers (19872005) 2,560 6,486 .395
3 Stephen Curry^ PG Golden State Warriors (2009–present) 2,495 5,739 .435
4 Kyle Korver^ SG/SF Philadelphia 76ers (20032007)
Utah Jazz (20072010, 2018–2019)
Chicago Bulls (20102012)
Atlanta Hawks (20122017)
Cleveland Cavaliers (20172018)
Milwaukee Bucks (2019–present)
2,437 5,685 .429
5 James Harden^ SG Oklahoma City Thunder (20092012)
Houston Rockets (2012–present)
2,313 6,371 .363
6 Vince Carter SG/SF Toronto Raptors (19982004)
New Jersey Nets (20042009)
Orlando Magic (20092010)
Phoenix Suns (2010–2011)
Dallas Mavericks (20112014)
Memphis Grizzlies (20142017)
Sacramento Kings (2017–2018)
Atlanta Hawks (20182020)
2,290 6,168 .371
7 Jason Terry SG/PG Atlanta Hawks (19992004)
Dallas Mavericks (20042012)
Boston Celtics (2012–2013)
Brooklyn Nets (2013–2014)
Houston Rockets (20142016)
Milwaukee Bucks (20162018)
2,282 6,010 .380
8 Jamal Crawford^ SG/PG Chicago Bulls (20002004)
New York Knicks (20042008)
Golden State Warriors (2008–2009)
Atlanta Hawks (20092011)
Portland Trail Blazers (2011–2012)
Los Angeles Clippers (20122017)
Minnesota Timberwolves (2017–2018)
Phoenix Suns (20182019)
2,220 6,377 .348
9 Paul Pierce SF Boston Celtics (19992013)
Brooklyn Nets (2013–2014)
Washington Wizards (2014–2015)
Los Angeles Clippers (20152017)
2,143 5,816 .368
10 Jason Kidd* PG Dallas Mavericks (19941996, 20082012)
Phoenix Suns (19962001)
New Jersey Nets (20012008)
New York Knicks (2012–2013)
1,988 5,701 .349
11 Dirk Nowitzki PF Dallas Mavericks (19992019) 1,982 5,210 .380
12 Joe Johnson SG/SF Boston Celtics (2001–2002)
Phoenix Suns (20022005)
Atlanta Hawks (20052012)
Brooklyn Nets (20122016)
Miami Heat (2016)
Utah Jazz (20162018)
Houston Rockets (2018)
1,978 5,331 .371
13 J. R. Smith SG New Orleans(/Oklahoma City) Hornets (20042006)
Denver Nuggets (20062011)
New York Knicks (20112015)
Cleveland Cavaliers (20162019)
LA Lakers (2021–present)
1,929 5,167 .373
14 LeBron James^ SF Cleveland Cavaliers (20032010, 20142018)
Miami Heat (20102014)
Los Angeles Lakers (2018–present)
1,860 5,409 .344
15 JJ Redick^ SG Orlando Magic (20062013)
Milwaukee Bucks (2013)
Los Angeles Clippers (20132017)
Philadelphia 76ers (20172019)
New Orleans Pelicans (2019–present)
1,860 4,474 .416
16 Chauncey Billups PG/SG 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
17 Kobe Bryant* SG Los Angeles Lakers (19962016) 1,827 5,546 .330
18 Klay Thompson^ SG Golden State Warriors (2011–present) 1,798 4,291 .419
19 Rashard Lewis SF/PF Seattle SuperSonics (19992007)
Orlando Magic (20072010)
Washington Wizards (20102012)
Miami Heat (20122014)
1,787 4,625 .386
20 Peja Stojaković SF Sacramento Kings (19992006)
Indiana Pacers (2006)
New Orleans(/Oklahoma City) Hornets (20062010)
Toronto Raptors (2010–2011)
Dallas Mavericks (2011)
1,760 4,392 .401
21 Damian Lillard^ PG Portland Trail Blazers (2012–present) 1,732 4,663 .371
22 Dale Ellis SF/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
23 Kyle Lowry^ PG Memphis Grizzlies (20062009)
Houston Rockets (20092012)
Toronto Raptors (2012–present)
1,685 4,602 .366
24 Steve Nash* PG Phoenix Suns (19961998, 20042012)
Dallas Mavericks (19992004)
Los Angeles Lakers (20122014)
1,685 3,939 .428
25 Wesley Matthews^ SG Utah Jazz (2009–2010)
Portland Trail Blazers (20102015)
Dallas Mavericks (20152019)
New York Knicks (2019)
Indiana Pacers (2019)
Milwaukee Bucks (2019–present)
1,656 4,347 .381
26 Jason Richardson SG Golden State Warriors (20012007)
Charlotte Bobcats (20072008)
Phoenix Suns (20082010)
Orlando Magic (20102012)
Philadelphia 76ers (20122015)
1,608 4,344 .370
27 Mike Miller SF/SG Orlando Magic (20002003)
Memphis Grizzlies (20032008, 2013–2014)
Minnesota Timberwolves (2008–2009)
Washington Wizards (2009–2010)
Miami Heat (20102013)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2014–2015)
Denver Nuggets (20152017)
1,590 3,910 .407
28 Kevin Durant^ SF/SG Seattle SuperSonics/Oklahoma City Thunder (20072016)
Golden State Warriors (20162019)
Brooklyn Nets (2019–present)
1,570 4,122 .381
29 Paul George^ SF Indiana Pacers (20102017)
Oklahoma City Thunder (20172019)
Los Angeles Clippers (2019–present)
1,566 4,124 .380
30 Glen 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
31 Eric Gordon^ SG Los Angeles Clippers (20082011)
New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans (20112016)
Houston Rockets (2016–present)
1,549 4,186 .370
32 Eddie Jones SF/SG Los Angeles Lakers (19941999)
Charlotte Hornets (19992000)
Miami Heat (19992005, 20062007)
Memphis Grizzlies (20052007)
Dallas Mavericks (20072008)
1,546 4,147 .373
33 Tim Hardaway PG Golden State Warriors (19891993, 19941996)
Miami Heat (19962001)
Dallas Mavericks (2001–2002)
Denver Nuggets (2002)
Indiana Pacers (2003)
1,542 4,345 .355
34 Trevor Ariza^ SF New York Knicks (20042006)
Orlando Magic (20062007)
Los Angeles Lakers (20072009)
Houston Rockets (2009–2010, 20142018)
New Orleans Hornets (20102012)
Washington Wizards (20122014, 2018–2019)
Phoenix Suns (2018)
Sacramento Kings (2019)
Portland Trail Blazers (2020–present)
1,535 4,362 .352
35 Nick 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
36 Mike Bibby PG Vancouver Grizzlies (19992001)
Sacramento Kings (20012008)
Atlanta Hawks (20082011)
Washington Wizards (2011)
Miami Heat (2011)
New York Knicks (2011–2012)
1,517 3,999 .379
37 Manu Ginóbili SG San Antonio Spurs (20022018) 1,495 4,055 .369
38 Michael Finley SF Phoenix Suns (19951996)
Dallas Mavericks (19962005)
San Antonio Spurs (20052010)
Boston Celtics (2010)
1,454 3,880 .375
39 Kemba Walker^ PG Charlotte Hornets (20112019)
Boston Celtics (2019–present)
1,448 4,027 .360
40 Carmelo Anthony^ SF Denver Nuggets (20032011)
New York Knicks (20112017)
Oklahoma City Thunder (2017–2018)
Houston Rockets (2018–2019)
Portland Trail Blazers (2019–present)
1,434 4,119 .348
41 Brent 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
42 Antoine Walker PF Boston Celtics (19962003, 2005)
Dallas Mavericks (2003–2004)
Atlanta Hawks (2004–2005)
Miami Heat (20052007)
Minnesota Timberwolves (2007–2008)
1,386 4,264 .325
43 Chris Paul^ PG New Orleans Hornets (20052011)
Los Angeles Clippers (20112017)
Houston Rockets (20172019)
Oklahoma City Thunder (2019–present)
1,369 3,705 .370
44 Dan Majerle SG/SF Phoenix Suns (19881995, 2001–2002)
Cleveland Cavaliers (1995–1996)
Miami Heat (19962001)
1,360 3,798 .358
45 Lou Williams^ PG Philadelphia 76ers (20052012)
Atlanta Hawks (20122014)
Toronto Raptors (2015)
Los Angeles Lakers (20152016)
Houston Rockets (2017)
Los Angeles Clippers (2017–present)
1,347 3,851 .350
46 Baron Davis PG Charlotte Hornets (19992002)
New Orleans Hornets (20022005)
Golden State Warriors (20052008)
Los Angeles Clippers (20082011)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2011)
New York Knicks (2012)
1,332 4,159 .320
47 Mitch Richmond* SG Golden State Warriors (19881991)
Sacramento Kings (19911998)
Washington Wizards (19992001)
Los Angeles Lakers (2001–2002)
1,326 3,419 .388
48 Ryan Anderson^ PF New Jersey Nets (2008–2009)
Orlando Magic (20092012)
New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans (20122016)
Houston Rockets (20162018, 2019)
Phoenix Suns (2018–2019)
Miami Heat (2018–2019)
1,325 3,491 .380
49 Allan Houston SG Detroit Pistons (19931996)
New York Knicks (19962005)
1,305 3,247 .402
50 Mike Dunleavy Jr. SF/SG Golden State Warriors (20022007)
Indiana Pacers (20072011)
Milwaukee Bucks (20112013)
Chicago Bulls (20132016)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2016–2017)
Atlanta Hawks (2017)
1,304 3,460 .377

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 March 10, 2020.
^ Active NBA player
* Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Not yet eligible for Hall of Fame consideration[4]
Team abbreviations Team(s) listed is the one player was on when he established the record.
BOS Boston Celtics HOU Houston Rockets ORL Orlando Magic SEA Seattle SuperSonics
CHA Charlotte Bobcats IND Indiana Pacers PHI Philadelphia 76ers TOR Toronto Raptors
CHI Chicago Bulls LAL Los Angeles Lakers PHO Phoenix Suns UTA Utah Jazz
CLE Cleveland Cavaliers MIA Miami Heat SAC Sacramento Kings WAS Washington Wizards
DEN Denver Nuggets MIL Milwaukee Bucks SAS San Antonio Spurs WSB Washington Bullets
GSW Golden State Warriors NYK New York Knicks SDC San Diego Clippers
Progressive 3-point leaders
Season Year-by-year leader[7] 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 Griffith000UTA 91 Darrell Griffith000UTA 154 Darrell Griffith000UTA 91 1983–84
1984–85 92 246 Darrell Griffith000UTA 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 Stojaković000SAC 240 2,464 2,464 2003–04
2004–05 Quentin Richardson0PHO 226 2,560 2,560 2004–05
2005–06 Ray Allen*000SEA 269 Ray Allen*
000SEA 2005–07
000BOS 2007–12
000MIA 2012–14
1,755 Ray Allen*000SEA 269 2005–06
2006–07 Gilbert Arenas00WAS
Raja Bell00PHO
205 1,920 2006–07
2007–08 Jason Richardson000CHA 243 2,100 2007–08
2008–09 Rashard Lewis000ORL 220 2,299 2008–09
2009–10 Aaron Brooks000HOU 209 2,444 2009–10
2010–11 Dorell Wright000GSW 194 2,612 Ray 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 2014–16
000MIL 2016–18
2,076 286 2014–15
2015–16 402 2,169 402 2015–16
2016–17 324 2,242 2016–17
2017–18 James Harden^000HOU 265 2,282 2017–18
2018–19 378 Stephen Curry^000GSW 2,483 2018–19
2019–20 271 2,495 2019–20
Season Year-by-year leader 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. ^ "NBA Regular Season 3PM - All Time Leaders". NBA.com. NBA. Retrieved 15 September 2019.
  4. ^ a b A player is not eligible for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame until he has been fully retired for three calendar years.
  5. ^ "2020 Hall of Fame Candidates". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ "NBA Regular Season 3PM - Season Leaders". NBA.com. NBA. Retrieved 13 January 2019.

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