Who were the greatest shooters ever (and which were Boston Celtics)?


Who are the greatest shooters in the history of the NBA? Or at least in the history of the league's 3-point era? Kicked off in a contest between the Boston Celtics and Houston Rockets that saw Boston guard Chris Ford nail the first ever long-distancer shot in the history of the Association in a contest that also happened to be the debut of another of the game's greatest shooters - also a Celtic - in one Larry Bird, jump shots now make the contemporary NBA what it is today.

To try and get down to brass tacks on which players (and Celtics) ought to be on the short list of history's greatest shooters, the folks over at the "Thinking Basketball" podcast surveyed the recent history of the league back to that fateful day back in 1979.

To hear who made the cut (and which of them played for Boston), check out the clip embedded below.

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