3-pointersThis is the 30th anniversary of the 3-pointer. In the NBA, the 3-point line is 23 feet, 9 inches at the top of the key, 22 feet in the corner. The Oklahoman asked NBA All-Stars, Thunder players and other NBA players to use one or two words to describe 3-pointers.
Carmelo Anthony: long Shane Battier: corner Mike Bibby: 3 better than 2 Stephen Curry: make ’em Kevin Durant: far Rudy Gay: Ray Allen Danny Granger: efficient James Harden: excitement Grant Hill: Phoenix Suns Dwight Howard: Dwight Howard Brandon Jennings: love ’em Joe Johnson: daggers David Lee: never shoot ’em Kevin Love: finally made one O.J. Mayo: love ’em Steve Nash: cool Dirk Nowitzki: shoot when open Derrick Rose: getting easier Brandon Roy: live by, die by David West: big impact Russell Westbrook: deep Deron Williams: momentum Mo Williams: automatic Next week: Player poll (league’s most underrated player)