With Three-Point Shooting So Important in NBA Today, Draft's Top Shooters Drawing Interest

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With Three-Point Shooting So Important in NBA Today, Draft's Top Shooters Drawing Interest
With Three-Point Shooting So Important in NBA Today, Draft's Top Shooters Drawing Interest

While NBA talent evaluators continue to pour over wingspan lengths, evaluate basketball IQ and debate positional versatility in the final hours leading up to Thursday's NBA Draft, one talent in particular was proven to help teams win big this past season and in the playoffs. The teams that have a host of 3-point marksmen not only go to the playoffs, but usually surge deep into those playoffs. Coming off a playoff series where they outshot the eventual World Champion Toronto Raptors in the one game they won and were out shot in their four losses, the Orlando Magic could be poised to address their need for more perimeter shooting in Thursday's NBA Draft. Landing an elite-level shooter might prove to be difficult with the Magic picking 16th, and they might have to attack that area of need when the flag drops on the NBA's free-agent courting period on June 30.

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