Ranking Best Shooting NBA Backcourts of Last 10 Years

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Ranking Best Shooting NBA Backcourts of Last 10 Years
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Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry: The Splash Brothers

Making shots wins games. That may seem obvious, but as Bill Russell tells Uncle Drew in that Pepsi commercial, "This game has always been, and always will be, about buckets."

If you can shoot, you can win.

It's that simple.

Nowadays, everybody talks about stretch 4s, but the league's best long-range bombers are still usually guards. The shorter you are, the more likely you are to learn to say "forget trying to score over these trees inside, I'll just make it from way back here."

Still, it remains rare to have two great shooters in a single backcourt.

Most have one; few have two.

The following backcourts are the exception.

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