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]

Three-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 regular 2016–17 NBA season.
^ Active NBA player
* Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Not yet eligible for Hall of Fame consideration[3]
§ 1st time eligible for Hall of Fame in 2017 [4]
Only players with at least 50 win shares are shown for 1st time eligible Hall of Fame consideration.
Win Shares is a player statistic which attempts to divvy up credit for team success to the individuals on the team.[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 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/PG Atlanta Hawks (19992004)
Dallas Mavericks (20042012)
Boston Celtics (2012–2013)
Brooklyn Nets (2013–2014)
Houston Rockets (20142016)
Milwaukee Bucks (2016–present)
2,242 5,895 .380
4 Pierce, PaulPaul Pierce SF Boston Celtics (19982013)
Brooklyn Nets (2013–2014)
Washington Wizards (2014–2015)
Los Angeles Clippers (20152017)
2,143 5,816 .368
5 Korver, KyleKyle Korver^ SG/SF Philadelphia 76ers (20032007)
Utah Jazz (20072010)
Chicago Bulls (20102012)
Atlanta Hawks (20122016)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2016–present)
2,049 4,754 .431
Carter, VinceVince Carter^ SG/SF Toronto Raptors (19982004)
New Jersey Nets (20042009)
Orlando Magic (20092010)
Phoenix Suns (2010–2011)
Dallas Mavericks (20112014)
Memphis Grizzlies (2014–present)
2,049 5,485 .374
Crawford, JamalJamal 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 (2012–present)
2,049 5,861 .350
8 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
9 Johnson, JoeJoe Johnson^ SG/SF Boston Celtics (2001–2002)
Phoenix Suns (20022005)
Atlanta Hawks (20052012)
Brooklyn Nets (20122016)
Miami Heat (2016)
Utah Jazz (2016–present)
1,938 5,186 .374
10 Curry, StephenStephen Curry^ PG Golden State Warriors (2009–present) 1,917 4,379 .438
11 Billups , ChaunceyChauncey 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
12 Bryant, KobeKobe Bryant SG Los Angeles Lakers (19962016) 1,827 5,546 .330
13 Lewis, RashardRashard Lewis SF/PF Seattle SuperSonics (19982007)
Orlando Magic (20072010)
Washington Wizards (20102012)
Miami Heat (20122014)
1,787 4,625 .386
14 Nowitzki, DirkDirk Nowitzki^ PF Dallas Mavericks (1998–present) 1,780 4,668 .381
15 Smith, J. R.J. R. Smith^ SG New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets (20042006)
Denver Nuggets (20062011)
New York Knicks (20112015)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2015–present)
1,774 4,747 .374
16 Stojakovic, PejaPeja Stojakovic SF Sacramento Kings (1998–2006)
Indiana Pacers (2006)
New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets (2006–2010)
Toronto Raptors (2010–11)
Dallas Mavericks (2011)
1,760 4,392 .401
17 Ellis, DaleDale 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
18 Nash, SteveSteve Nash PG Phoenix Suns (19961998, 20042012)
Dallas Mavericks (19982004)
Los Angeles Lakers (20122015)
1,685 3,939 .428
19 Richardson, JasonJason Richardson SG Golden State Warriors (20012007)
Charlotte Bobcats (20072008)
Phoenix Suns (20082010)
Orlando Magic (20102012)
Philadelphia 76ers (20122015)
1,608 4,344 .370
20 Miller, MikeMike Miller^ SF/SG Orlando Magic (20002003)
Memphis Grizzlies (20032008, 2013–2014)
Minnesota Timberwolves (2008–2009)
Washington Wizards (2009–2010)
Miami Heat (20102013)
Cleveland Cavaliers (20142015)
Denver Nuggets (2015–present)
1,590 3,910 .407
21 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
22 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
23 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
24 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
25 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
26 James, LeBronLeBron James^ SF Cleveland Cavaliers (20032010, 2014–present)
Miami Heat (20102014)
1,467 4,295 .342
27 Finley, MichaelMichael Finley SF Phoenix Suns (19951996)
Dallas Mavericks (19962005)
San Antonio Spurs (20052010)
Boston Celtics (2010)
1,454 3,880 .375
28 Ginóbili, ManuManu Ginóbili^ SG San Antonio Spurs (2002–present) 1,431 3,863 .370
29 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
30 Walker, AntoineAntoine 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
31 Harden, JamesJames Harden^ SG Oklahoma City Thunder (20092012)
Houston Rockets (2012–present)
1,382 3,801 .364
32 Majerle, DanDan Majerle SG/SF Phoenix Suns (19881995, 2001–2002)
Cleveland Cavaliers (1995–1996)
Miami Heat (19962001)
1,360 3,798 .358
33 Davis, BaronBaron 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
34 Thompson, KlayKlay Thompson^ SG Golden State Warriors (2011–present) 1,328 3,171 .419
35 Richmond, MitchMitch Richmond* SG Golden State Warriors (19881991)
Sacramento Kings (19911998)
Washington Wizards (19982001)
Los Angeles Lakers (2001–2002)
1,326 3,419 .388
36 Houston, AllanAllan Houston SG Detroit Pistons (19931996)
New York Knicks (19962005)
1,305 3,247 .402
37 Dunleavy Jr., MikeMike Dunleavy Jr.^ SF/SG Golden State Warriors (20022007)
Indiana Pacers (20072011)
Milwaukee Bucks (20112013)
Chicago Bulls (20132016)
Cleveland Cavaliers (20152016)
Atlanta Hawks (2016–present)
1,304 3,460 .377
38 Porter, TerryTerry Porter PG Portland Trail Blazers (19851995)
Minnesota Timberwolves (19951998)
Miami Heat (1999)
San Antonio Spurs (19992002)
1,297 3,360 .386
39 Blaylock, MookieMookie Blaylock PG New Jersey Nets (19891992)
Atlanta Hawks (19921999)
Golden State Warriors (19992002)
1,283 3,816 .336
40 Redick, J.J.J.J. Redick^ SG Orlando Magic (20062014)
Milwaukee Bucks (20132014)
Los Angeles Clippers (2013–present)
1,271 3,064 .415
41 Durant, KevinKevin Durant^ SF Seattle SuperSonics/Oklahoma City Thunder (20072016)
Golden State Warriors (2016–present)
1,260 3,321 .379
42 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
43 Robinson, CliffordClifford Robinson PF/SF Portland Trail Blazers (19891997)
Phoenix Suns (19972001)
Detroit Pistons (20012003)
Golden State Warriors (20032005)
New Jersey Nets (20052007)
1,253 3,515 .356
44 Matthews, WesleyWesley Matthews^ SG Utah Jazz (2009–2010)
Portland Trail Blazers (20102015)
Dallas Mavericks (2015–present)
1,252 3,265 .383
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
46 Battier, ShaneShane Battier SF Memphis Grizzlies (20012006, 2011)
Houston Rockets (20062011)
Miami Heat (20112014)
1,250 3,254 .384
47 Fisher, DerekDerek Fisher PG/SG 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
48 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 (20142015)
1,246 3,246 .384
49 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
50 Williams, JasonJason Williams PG Sacramento Kings (19992001)
Memphis Grizzlies (20012005, 2011)
Miami Heat (20052008)
Orlando Magic (20092011)
1,238 3,784 .327

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 conclusion of the regular 2016–17 NBA season.
^ Active NBA player
* Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Not yet eligible for Hall of Fame consideration[3]
§ 1st time eligible for Hall of Fame in 2017 [7]
Only players with at least 50 win shares are shown for 1st time eligible Hall of Fame consideration.
Win Shares is a player statistic which attempts to divvy up credit for team success to the individuals on the team.[5]
Team Abbreviations Team 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 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 Allen, RayRay Allen000MIL 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
2004–05 226 2,560 2,560 2004–05
2005–06 Allen, RayRay Allen000SEA 269 Allen, RayRay Allen
000SEA 2005–07
000BOS 2007–12
000MIA 2012–14
1,755 Allen, RayRay Allen000SEA 269 2005–06
2006–07 205 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 Brooks^000HOU 209 2,444 2009–10
2010–11 Dorell Wright000GSW 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 2014–16
000MIL 2016–17
2,076 286 2014–15
2015–16 402 2,169 402 2015–16
2016–17 324 2,242 2016–17
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. ^ a b A player is not eligible for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame until he has been fully retired for four calendar years (reduced from five in 2015); player was not eligible for induction upon the commencement of the 2016–17 NBA season.
  4. ^ "2017 Hall of Fame Candidates". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 8 April 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "NBA Win Shares". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 8 April 2016. 
  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. ^ "2017 Hall of Fame Candidates". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 8 April 2016. 

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