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List of National Basketball Association career playoff 3-point scoring leaders

This article provides two lists:

A list of National Basketball Association players by total career playoff three-point field goals made.[1]
A progressive list of three-point leaders showing how the record has increased through the years.[2]

Contents

Playoff 3-point field goals made leadersEdit

This is a list of National Basketball Association players by total career playoff three-point baskets made.[1]

Statistics accurate as of the 2019 playoffs.
^ Active NBA player
* Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Not yet eligible for Hall of Fame consideration[3]
§ Eligible for Hall of Fame in 2020[4]
Rank Player Position(s) Playoff team(s) played for (years)[5] Total 3-point field
goals
made
Total 3-point field
goals
attempted
3-point field goal
percentage
1 Stephen Curry^ PG Golden State Warriors (20132019) 470 1,160 .403
2 Ray Allen* SG Milwaukee Bucks (19992001)
Seattle SuperSonics (2005)
Boston Celtics (20082012)
Miami Heat (20132014)
385 959 .401
3 Klay Thompson^ SG Golden State Warriors (20132019) 374 895 .413
4 LeBron James^ SF Cleveland Cavaliers (20062010, 20152018)
Miami Heat (20112014)
370 1,116 .332
5 Manu Ginóbili SG San Antonio Spurs (20032008, 20102018) 324 905 .358
6 Reggie Miller* SG Indiana Pacers (19901996, 19982005) 320 820 .390
7 Kevin Durant^ SF Oklahoma City Thunder (20102014, 2016)
Golden State Warriors (20172019)
304 860 .350
8 Kobe Bryant§ SG Los Angeles Lakers (19972004, 20062012) 292 882 .331
9 J. R. Smith^ SG Denver Nuggets (20072011)
New York Knicks (20122013)
Cleveland Cavaliers (20152018)
288 779 .370
10 Derek Fisher PG Los Angeles Lakers (19972004, 20082011)
Utah Jazz (2007)
Oklahoma City Thunder (20122014)
285 715 .399
11 James Harden^ SG Oklahoma City Thunder (20102012)
Houston Rockets (20132019)
278 802 .356
12 Paul Pierce SG Boston Celtics (20022005, 20082013)
Brooklyn Nets (2014)
Washington Wizards (2015)
Los Angeles Clippers (20162017)
276 777 .355
13 Chauncey Billups PG Minnesota Timberwolves (20012002)
Detroit Pistons (20032008)
Denver Nuggets (20092010)
New York Knicks (2011)
Los Angeles Clippers (2013)
267 729 .366
14 Robert Horry PF Houston Rockets (19931996)
Los Angeles Lakers (19972003)
San Antonio Spurs (20042008)
261 728 .359
15 Kyle Korver^ SG/SF Philadelphia 76ers (2005)
Utah Jazz (20082010)
Chicago Bulls (20102012)
Atlanta Hawks (20132016)
Cleveland Cavaliers (20172018)
Utah Jazz (2019)
239 612 .391
16 Jason Kidd* PG Phoenix Suns (19972001)
New Jersey Nets (20022007)
Dallas Mavericks (20082012)
New York Knicks (2013)
236 733 .322
17 Danny Green^ SG/SF San Antonio Spurs (20112018)
Toronto Raptors (2019)
230 569 .402
18 Jason Terry SG Dallas Mavericks (20052012)
Boston Celtics (2013)
Houston Rockets (20152016)
Milwaukee Bucks (20172018)
221 574 .385
19 T Michael Finley SG Dallas Mavericks (20012005)
San Antonio Spurs (20062009)
Boston Celtics (2010)
200 515 .388
Scottie Pippen* SF Chicago Bulls (19881998)
Houston Rockets (1999)
Portland Trail Blazers (20002003)
660 .303
21 Rasheed Wallace PF/C Portland Trail Blazers (19972003)
Detroit Pistons (20042009)
Boston Celtics (2010)
190 540 .352
22 J.J. Redick^ SG Orlando Magic (20072012)
Milwaukee Bucks (2013)
Los Angeles Clippers (20142017)
Philadelphia 76ers (20182019)
189 509 .371
23 Dan Majerle SG Phoenix Suns (19891995)
Cleveland Cavaliers (1996)
Miami Heat (19972001)
181 513 .353
24 Kawhi Leonard^ SF San Antonio Spurs (20122017)
Toronto Raptors (2019)
180 438 .411
25 Steve Nash* PG Phoenix Suns (19971998, 20052008, 2010)
Dallas Mavericks (20012004)
Los Angeles Lakers (2013)
178 438 .406
Rank Player Position(s) Playoff team(s) played for (years)[6] Total 3-point field
goals
made
Total 3-point field
goals
attempted
3-point field goal
percentage

Progressive list of playoff 3-point field goals madeEdit

This is a progressive list of 3-point scoring leaders showing how the record has increased through the years.

Statistics accurate as of the 2019 playoffs.[7]
^ Active NBA player
* Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Not yet eligible for Hall of Fame consideration[3]
§ Eligible for Hall of Fame in 2020[8]
Team abbreviations Team(s) listed is the one player was on when he established the record.
ATL Atlanta Hawks DET Detroit Pistons MIA Miami Heat PHI Philadelphia 76ers
BOS Boston Celtics GSW Golden State Warriors MIL Milwaukee Bucks PHO Phoenix Suns
CHI Chicago Bulls HOU Houston Rockets MIN Minnesota Timberwolves POR Portland Trail Blazers
CLE Cleveland Cavaliers IND Indiana Pacers NOP New Orleans Pelicans SAS San Antonio Spurs
DAL Dallas Mavericks KCK Kansas City Kings NYK New York Knicks SEA Seattle SuperSonics
DEN Denver Nuggets LAL Los Angeles Lakers ORL Orlando Magic WSB Washington Bullets
Leaders and records for playoff 3-point field goals for every season
Season Year-by-year leader 3P Active player leader 3P Career record 3P Single-season record 3P Season
1979–80 Fred Brown000SEA 10 Fred Brown000SEA 10 Fred Brown000SEA 10 Fred Brown000SEA 10 1979–80
1980–81 Scott Wedman000KCK
9 Scott Wedman000KCK
Brian Winters000MIL
11 Scott Wedman000KCK
Brian Winters000MIL
11 1980–81
1981–82 Andrew Toney000PHI
Brian Winters000MIL
Frank Johnson000WSB
Mike Bratz000SAS
5 Brian Winters000MIL 16 Brian Winters000MIL 16 1981–82
1982–83 Johnny Moore000SAS 9 19 19 1982–83
1983–84 Mike Dunleavy000MIL 18 Mike Dunleavy000MIL 32 Mike Dunleavy000MIL 32 Mike Dunleavy000MIL 18 1983–84
1984–85 Mike Evans000DEN 17 1984–85
1985–86 Larry Bird*000BOS 23 Larry Bird*000BOS 46 Larry Bird*000BOS 46 Larry Bird*000BOS 23 1985–86
1986–87 Michael Cooper000LAL 34 Michael Cooper000LAL 75 Michael Cooper000LAL 75 Michael Cooper000LAL 34 1986–87
1987–88 25 100 100 1987–88
1988–89 Craig Hodges000CHI 35 121 121 Craig Hodges000CHI 35 1988–89
1989–90 Terry Porter000POR 40 124 124 Terry Porter000POR 40 1989–90
1990–91 Magic Johnson*000LAL 21 Byron Scott000LAL 97 1990–91
1991–92 Terry Porter000POR 37 Danny Ainge
000POR 1991–92
000PHO 1992–95
110 1991–92
1992–93 Dan Majerle000PHO 54 143 Danny Ainge000PHO 143 Dan Majerle000PHO 54 1992–93
1993–94 John Starks000NYK 47 160 160 1993–94
1994–95 Dennis Scott000ORL 56 172 172 Dennis Scott000ORL 56 1994–95
1995–96 Gary Payton*000SEA 41 John Starks000NYK 137 1995–96
1996–97 Matt Maloney000HOU 43 John Starks000NYK
Dan Majerle000MIA
150 1996–97
1997–98 Reggie Miller*000IND 38 John Starks000NYK 175 John Starks000NYK 175 1997–98
1998–99 Jaren Jackson000SAS 31 Reggie Miller*000IND 185 Reggie Miller*000IND 185 1998–99
1999–00 Reggie Miller*000IND 58 243 243 Reggie Miller*000IND 58 1999–00
2000–01 Ray Allen*000MIL 57 258 258 2000–01
2001–02 Antoine Walker000BOS 42 271 271 2001–02
2002–03 Michael Finley 000DAL 47 275 275 2002–03
2003–04 Latrell Sprewell000MIN 37 299 299 2003–04
2004–05 Chauncey Billups000DET 44 320 320 2004–05
2005–06 Tim Thomas 000PHO
Antoine Walker000MIA
48 Robert Horry000SAS 243 2005–06
2006–07 Michael Finley 000SAS 44 256 2006–07
2007–08 Ray Allen*000BOS 55 261 2007–08
2008–09 Rashard Lewis 000ORL 52 Chauncey Billups000DEN 248 2008–09
2009–10 Ray Allen*000BOS 56 Kobe Bryant§000LAL 263 2009–10
2010–11 Jason Kidd*000DAL 43 Ray Allen*
000BOS 2010–12
000MIA 2012–14
285 2010–11
2011–12 Shane Battier000MIA 42 313 2011–12
2012–13 Danny Green^000SAS 55 352 Ray Allen*000MIA 352 2012–13
2013–14 Paul George^000IND 52 385 385 2013–14
2014–15 Stephen Curry^000GSW 98 Manu Ginóbili000SAS 300 Stephen Curry^000GSW 98 2014–15
2015–16 Klay Thompson^000GSW 98 309 Stephen Curry^ &
Klay Thompson^000GSW
2015–16
2016–17 Stephen Curry^000GSW 72 LeBron James^000CLE 331 2016–17
2017–18 Klay Thompson^000GSW 67 Stephen Curry^000GSW 378 2017–18
2018–19 Stephen Curry^000GSW 92 470 Stephen Curry^000GSW 470 2018–19
Season Year-by-year leader 3P Active player leader 3P Career record 3P Single-season record 3P Season


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b The National Basketball Association did not record 3-point field goals until the 1979–80 season
  2. ^ "NBA Progressive Playoff Leaders and Records for 3-Pt Field Goals". Basketball-Reference.com. Sports-Reference. Retrieved 11 April 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 three calendar years.
  4. ^ "2020 Hall of Fame Candidates". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  5. ^ 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. The years listed are only ones in which the player played in a playoff game.
  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. The years listed are only ones in which the player played in a playoff game.
  7. ^ "2019 NBA Playoffs Leaders". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved 15 April 2019.
  8. ^ "2020 Hall of Fame Candidates". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2019-04-12.

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