NBA: Ranking the 10 Best Shooters In the League

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9. Steve Novak, New York Knicks

Apr 14, 2013; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks small forward Steve Novak (16) reacts after scoring a three pointer during the fourth quarter against the Indiana Pacers at Madison Square Garden. Knicks won 90-80. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

Having spent the last few years of his career in the media frenzy that is New York, his value and perceived elite shooting touch may be overrated, but Novak has proven that he is one of the best catch-and-shoot three-point shooters in the NBA today.

The Knicks need players to stretch the court around Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith, and Novak blossomed beautifully into that essential role player. He continues to shoot elite percentages from beyond the arc, and may be one of the worst defenders in the entire league, but he does one thing spectacularly well: shoot the ball from distance.

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  • itsobvious

    Kyle Korver?

  • Kyrieforprez

    Klay Thompson is not the youngest on this list…nice try though. KYRIE

    • bluemanhoop

      Thanks for pointing that out. You’re correct.

  • Nate Williams

    Why is Danny Green not included?