NBA: Ranking the 10 Best Shooters In the League

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1. Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors

May 14, 2013; San Antonio, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts against the San Antonio Spurs in the second quarter in game five of the second round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at the AT

The recently anointed best shooter in the NBA. Warriors fans already knew his potential, but after his breakout postseason, Curry is now recognized as the clear favorite for holding the crown of best shooter for a while.

Curry shoots elite percentages from the free throw line, the field and beyond the arc. His ability to create shots for himself off the dribble make his game all the more lethal, and he doesn’t have to rely on catch and shoot three’s like most of the players on this list.

Curry showed in the 2013 postseason that he is indeed a superstar; it’s just a matter of whether his ankles allow him to be. He has a chance to break Ray Allen’s all-time record for three’s made in a career. In his first four years in the NBA, Allen made 497 three-pointers. Curry has 644 through for years. The Warriors’ four-year, $44 million extension that they inked Curry to last offseason is looking like a bargain.