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Who are the 5 best shooters of the last 20 years?

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“Justice always prevails”

Since: Jan 12

vacaville

#1 Apr 18, 2013
In no particular order:

Ray Allen, Steph Curry, Reggie Miller, Steve Nash, Steve Kerr
Ginobili

San Francisco, CA

#2 Apr 19, 2013
Based on PAR it is LBJ by far, he is the NBA's best ever. This PAR is based on pts, rebs and assissts.
Heat Fan

Miami, FL

#3 Apr 19, 2013
The_Solution wrote:
In no particular order:
Ray Allen, Steph Curry, Reggie Miller, Steve Nash, Steve Kerr
What's particular is that you left Lebron out.

“Justice always prevails”

Since: Jan 12

vacaville

#4 Apr 19, 2013
Ginobili wrote:
Based on PAR it is LBJ by far, he is the NBA's best ever. This PAR is based on pts, rebs and assissts.
Pure jump shooter Gino not player

“Justice always prevails”

Since: Jan 12

vacaville

#5 Apr 19, 2013
Heat Fan wrote:
<quoted text>What's particular is that you left Lebron out.
He is no where near one of the best JUMP SHOOTERS of all time
Heat Fan

Miami, FL

#6 Apr 19, 2013
The_Solution wrote:
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He is no where near one of the best JUMP SHOOTERS of all time
If you wanted to discuss jump shooters, then you should've asked who are the best 5 JUMP shooters, not shooters. There's a difference.

“Justice always prevails”

Since: Jan 12

vacaville

#7 Apr 19, 2013
Heat Fan wrote:
<quoted text>If you wanted to discuss jump shooters, then you should've asked who are the best 5 JUMP shooters, not shooters. There's a difference.
No shooting is not laying up or dunking. That is called laying up and dunking. Moron

“Timshel”

Since: Jan 12

Tulsa, OK

#8 Apr 19, 2013
The_Solution wrote:
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No shooting is not laying up or dunking. That is called laying up and dunking. Moron
LOL, I knew what you were talking about Sol. LBJ never entered my mind as he only got a decent "J" in the last year or 2.

I can't argue with your list but I'll throw in a couple more: Dirk and Durant. Not only can they shoot lights out, you also can't really stop either of them which makes them deadlier.

RIP Hamilton also tore it up for years too.
Heat Fan

Miami, FL

#9 Apr 19, 2013
The_Solution wrote:
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No shooting is not laying up or dunking. That is called laying up and dunking. Moron
No you dumbfukk, you can shoot flat footed in the paint (non-JUMP shot). Of course you'd have to actually play b-ball to know that, dbag.
Heat Fan

Miami, FL

#10 Apr 19, 2013
_Jusayin_ wrote:
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LOL, I knew what you were talking about Sol.
LOL, you 2 boys should get a motel room together.

“Justice always prevails”

Since: Jan 12

vacaville

#11 Apr 19, 2013
Heat Fan wrote:
<quoted text>No you dumbfukk, you can shoot flat footed in the paint (non-JUMP shot). Of course you'd have to actually play b-ball to know that, dbag.
Fine if you want to talk semantics then lebron still doesn't apply to what you just wrote. Jackass. Oh and I played from age 5 to 18 competitively, so s my d

“Timshel”

Since: Jan 12

Tulsa, OK

#12 Apr 19, 2013
Heat Fan wrote:
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LOL, you 2 boys should get a motel room together.
Sure thing...

Look, LBJ is the best scorer in the league and could be the best ever one day but being the best scorer doesn't mean one is the best shooter and LBJ is nowhere near being the best shooter as he's not even the best shooter on his own team let alone top 5 in the last 20 years.

I may not have played in the NBA but I played against and with NBA players for several years while they were in the league and after and I also got my education free of charge because of a basketball and soccer scholarship and I wont even go into all my b-ball street cred I've got. They didn't call me white Jordan for nothing.(;

“Timshel”

Since: Jan 12

Tulsa, OK

#13 Apr 19, 2013
And technically, LBJ isn't even the best scorer in the league. Melo owns that one and Durant has been it for the last 2 or 3 seasons. I do feel LBJ could be that if he wanted to but he doesn't need to and he's deadlier the way he is.
Jim H

Miami, FL

#14 Apr 19, 2013
The_Solution wrote:
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Fine if you want to talk semantics then lebron still doesn't apply to what you just wrote. Jackass. Oh and I played from age 5 to 18 competitively, so s my d
I've seen LBJ take a number of planted flat-footed shots and he's been near or well into the top 5 in league FG% and pts for the last several years but you're the one who went straight from breastfeeding to layups so what does anyone else here know.

“Timshel”

Since: Jan 12

Tulsa, OK

#15 Apr 19, 2013
Jim H wrote:
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I've seen LBJ take a number of planted flat-footed shots and he's been near or well into the top 5 in league FG% and pts for the last several years but you're the one who went straight from breastfeeding to layups so what does anyone else here know.
You still don't know much Jim but don't take my word for it, read this quote touching on LBJ's no.1 fault by someone paid to know:

"1. Jump Shooting

LeBron's field-goal percentage doesn't look bad for his career, making 48 percent of his shots, but if you take out his execution close to the basket, HIS PERCENTAGE WOULD BE A GREAT DEAL LOWER.

James has never been a very good jump shooter, and he's been especially bad from the perimeter, knocking down only 33 percent of his shots from behind the arc.

There are games where his shot is falling, but more often than not, his jumper is a weakness.

LeBron either needs to realize the strengths and weaknesses of his game or one day develop a consistent jumper."

Courtesy of: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1207780-ra...

“Justice always prevails”

Since: Jan 12

vacaville

#16 Apr 19, 2013
Jim H wrote:
<quoted text>I've seen LBJ take a number of planted flat-footed shots and he's been near or well into the top 5 in league FG% and pts for the last several years but you're the one who went straight from breastfeeding to layups so what does anyone else here know.
The only flat footed shots he takes are free throws. Think about it, how easy would a set shot from the paint be to block? I'm sure he has shot a few possibly, but no where near enough times to say he DOES it. Guys who take the majority of there shots as layups and dunks will have better %'s. everyone knows that

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#17 Apr 20, 2013
Kobe
Jim H

Miami, FL

#18 Apr 20, 2013
_Jusayin_ wrote:
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but if you take out his execution close to the basket, HIS PERCENTAGE WOULD BE A GREAT DEAL LOWER.
No duh captain obvious so would just about anyone's.

“Timshel”

Since: Jan 12

Tulsa, OK

#19 Apr 20, 2013
Jim H wrote:
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No duh captain obvious so would just about anyone's.
Now you're just coming off as a troll. That what you are?

Pay attention, LBJ's bread and butter are shots close to the basket. When he steps out to the perimeter and free throw line extended areas he goes away from his strengths.

Now, a SHOOTER around those same areas are in their comfort zone and are at their strongest when outside and out of the lane areas.

LBJ is a pure scoring machine(major difference)who can almost do it all and probably will be able to one day but he is NOT CURRENTLY a shooter who is on par with Reggie Miller, Ray Allen, Kevin Durant, RIP Hamilton and the like and he is not top five best SHOOTERS in the last 20 years.

Anyone who believes LBJ is in that company either doesn't know jack about b-ball or is biased to the point of being insane.
Heat Fan

Miami, FL

#20 Apr 22, 2013
_Jusayin_ wrote:
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Now you're just coming off as a troll. That what you are?
Pay attention, LBJ's bread and butter are shots close to the basket. When he steps out to the perimeter and free throw line extended areas he goes away from his strengths.
Now, a SHOOTER around those same areas are in their comfort zone and are at their strongest when outside and out of the lane areas.
LBJ is a pure scoring machine(major difference)who can almost do it all and probably will be able to one day but he is NOT CURRENTLY a shooter who is on par with Reggie Miller, Ray Allen, Kevin Durant, RIP Hamilton and the like and he is not top five best SHOOTERS in the last 20 years.
Anyone who believes LBJ is in that company either doesn't know jack about b-ball or is biased to the point of being insane.
Since you like citing outside sources:

http://insider.espn.go.com/nba/story/_/page/P...

Lebron actually had to work on his shots in the paint, they have hardly been his "bread and butter". He was mainly a perimeter guy up until a couple years ago. Perimeter shots still a huge part of his game. Talk about trolling. Go back to playing soccer.

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