Stein favorites: His top 10 shooters

Updated: January 2, 2003, 5:35 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

Player Stats* Stein says
Dirk Nowitzki
Dallas
Career:
19.1 PPG/46.3 FG%
This season:
22.2 PPG/44.7 FG%
League's sweetest stroke, from deep or mid-range
Reggie Miller
Indiana
Career:
19.2 PPG/47.5 FG%
This season:
13.0 PPG/46.3 FG%
Still the master; he's just savin' it for the playoffs
Peja Stojakovic
Sacramento
Career:
16.1 PPG/45.7 FG%
This season:
15.9 PPG/42.0 FG%
No one can imitate that grip, but nets rip regardless
Allan Houston
New York
Career:
17.0 PPG/44.5 FG%
This season:
22.3 PPG/44.0 FG%
Generally swishes everything in my presence
Michael Redd
Milwaukee
Career:
12.1 PPG/47.2 FG%
This season:
15.4 PPG/46.5 FG%
Love seeing my fellow lefties lob in rainbow treys
Nick Van Exel
Dallas
Career:
15.8 PPG/40.6 FG%
This season:
12.6 PPG/39.9 FG%
Not a percentage guy, but he's a lefty who's fearless
Brent Barry
Seattle
Career:
10.8 PPG/45.9 FG%
This season:
10.5 PPG/45.3 FG%
Deep range, long sideburns, much respect
Eric Piatkowski
LA Clippers
Career:
8.5 PPG/43.7 FG%
This season:
10.9 PPG/48.9 FG%
Polish Rifle is the best shooter nobody follows
Steve Kerr
San Antonio
Career:
6.1 PPG/48.1 FG%
This season:
4.7 PPG/44.2 FG%
Two decades of 3s and a quote machine, too
Leon Wood
NBA official
Career (college):
17.3 PPG/47.2 FG%
'83-84 season (college):
24.0 PPG/47.0 FG%
If you went to Cal State Fullerton, you don't see him as a ref

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• Began covering the NBA in 1993-94
• Also covered soccer, tennis and the Olympics

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