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Who is your greatest top 5 in order All Around Shooters ?

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Who is your greatest top 5 in order All Around Shooters ?

I mean Every kind of shot not just a 3 point shooter.


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1. Brian Scalabrine 2 through

1. Brian Scalabrine

2 through 5 just don't even matter. Its all about the white mamba.

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I think scott3210 nailed

I think scott3210 nailed it.

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To take this more seriously...

Ray Allen

Larry Bird

Jerry West

Reggie Miller

Kevin Durant

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lets do top shooters outside scalo

since its not just 3 pt shooters that makes it tougher

1. Ray Allen-more than just a 3 pt threat. has a solid mid-range game too

2. Larry Bird

3. MJ

4. Kobe

5. Dirk

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Nice list, almost exactly

Nice list, almost exactly like mine, other than Jerry West. Didn't see him play and haven't many highlights so I can't include him.

No particular order;

Ray Allen

Michael Jordan

Larry Bird

Kevin Durant

Reggie Miller

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Ray Allen Reggie Miller Steve

Ray Allen

Reggie Miller

Steve Nash

Larry Bird

Dirk

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Bird Ray Allen Reggie

Bird

Ray Allen

Reggie Miller

Dirk

Joe Dumars / Dan Marjerle / Chris Mullin

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I think Kobe has to be on the

I think Kobe has to be on the list. He is a great all around shooter. mid range, step back, three pointers, free throws, I do believe if he ever entered and did more than one All Star three point contest he would have won atleast one. I can't say the same for Michael Jordan.

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Blazers never got the memo MJ couldn't shoot 3's

I'll agree Kobe is a good 3 pt shooter. Maybe better than Jordan but only cause Jordan didn't develop that part of his game until later

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The idea that Kobe is a good

The idea that Kobe is a good 3 point shooter is a myth. He is a 33% guy for his career and thats especially bad when hes taken over 5 3's a game since 2002.

Same with D Wade. Whenever I play 2k online and face the heat, my opponent just jacks up 3's with wade all day. I always win and they never understand what they did wrong. Wade is a 29% shooter from beyond the arc for his career.

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Steve Nash

I not really going on stats. But if I was Steve Nash would have to be number one in Basketball history.

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100% agree with nbanflguy.

100% agree with nbanflguy. Blows my mind when people think D-Wade is a good shooter, when he's poor from deep and nothing more then solid from midrange. Kobe's % is effected from tough shots, and last second shots, but D-Wade is just a mediocre shooter straight up.

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Michael Redd

The one guy if he hadn't gotten hurt. That could have likely been top 5 to me is Michael Redd. I told my friends that and none of them thought that. But he was deadly from everywhere back then.

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my top 5 - no perticular order

1) Bird

2) MJ

3) Jesus Shuttlesworth

4) Reggie Miller

5) Steve Nash

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Ray Allen, Larry Bird, Steve

Ray Allen, Larry Bird, Steve Nash, dirk Nowitzki, and Mark Price in no order.

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I'll make it 10

Not in any order

Ray Allen

Bird

Dirk

Nash

Reggie Miller

Mark Price

Stockton

Steve Kerr

Drazen Petrovic

Glen Rice

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Gott have Chris mullin over

Gott have Chris mullin over Kerr, Stockton, Rice - the guy was a mid-range machine

Petrovic is probably one of the best all-time shooters in basketball history, but not NBA history

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Ok I'm sorry but Michael

Ok I'm sorry but Michael Jordan is not the 2nd best shooter in the history of the NBA. If he was he probably woulda averaged like 70 or something for his career.

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My Favorites

Reggie Miller, Chris Mullin, Ray Allen, Dale Ellis, Paul Pierce (and I am a Laker fan).

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No order Larry Bird Ray

No order

Larry Bird

Ray Allen

Reggie Miller

Steve Nash

Mark Price

So many good ones to choose from. I don't dispute anyone on anyone's list thus far. All these guys are in the conversation. Scott Skiles, Jeff Hornacek, Hersey Hawkins, Steve Novak, Hubert Davis, Anthony Marrow, and others are all great shooters

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If we are talking more than

If we are talking more than catch and shoot situations, MJ has to be in the top 5. Sure, he wasn't a great 3-pt shooter, but it was more effective for him to attack the D, and he showed he could hit 3s when required in the Portland Finals series. He was money on turnarounds in the post, pull-ups off the dribble, and yes, even catch and shoot situations.

The man scored 51 points at age 48, and if you look at the clip, the vast majority of those points were on jump shots; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ye-0ghhY7uw

I'd say Larry Bird is the best, with Allen ahead of him too, but I'd have MJ as third all-time due to his versatility and ability. He has the best mid-range game of all-time by a big margin in my opinion.

Not sure who I'd round out my top 5 with, but Allen, Bird and MJ are definitely my top 3.

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