Poll: Ray Allen vs Reggie Miller
In the debate of greatest shooters in the history of basketball, the first two names mentioned are often Ray Allen and Reggie Miller. Having made a combined 5,533 3-pointers, the two sit atop the list of all-time makes in NBA history. Each sharpshooter was also part of a perfect 8-0 U.S. Men’s Olympic Team run that ended with a gold medal.
Allen, the NBA’s all-time leader in three pointers made with 2,973, scored just under 10 points a game in the Sydney Games in 2000. He came out of the gates quickly with a game-high 21 points in the team’s first game against China and closed strong with 13 points in the gold medal game against France. From the 3-point line, he show 10-19 (.526) during that run.
Taking part in the Atlanta Games in 1996, Miller saved his best for last scoring 20 points in the gold medal game victory against Serbia and Montenegro, and averaged 11.4 points per game along the way and was 17-41 (.415) from 3-point range. Miller also finished his NBA career with 2,560 3s, the league record at the time he retired.
While both sharpshooters would add instant range to your 3x3 roster, you can only choose one! Use the poll on this page and comment below to tell us which legendary shooting guard would be on your squad.