The Toronto Raptors don’t have the longest laundry list of immortal names who have played for this franchise due to how new they are, but they have still been a waystation for a collection of the most eternally underappreciated players in the NBA. Plenty of quality shooters have worn Raptors colors.
Toronto has seen its all-time record books get rewritten over the last handful of seasons. With the advent of the 3-point shot as a team’s primary way of getting buckets, the all-time list for made shots from beyond the arc has been completely rewritten.
As Nick Nurse moves forward with a collection of young guns intent on becoming perimeter stars, this list is going to receive a severe shake-up in the coming years. Many of the best shooters in team history are on this locked-in 2022-23 squad.
These are the 10 greatest 3-point shooters in Raptors history, based on how many 3-pointers they’ve made in their Toronto careers. Which players are putting themselves firmly at the head of the list? Which names from yesteryear have a surprisingly high tally of triples?
Top 10 3-point shooters in Toronto Raptors history.
10. SG Doug Christie (431)
9. Norman Powell (440)
8. OG Anunoby (448)
Christie is just a few jumpers ahead of names like Pascal Siakam, Damon Stoudamire, and Patrick Patterson. Christie barely beats them out thanks to his exploits as one of the league’s premier 3-and-D guys with the Raptors in their formative seasons.
Christie may have made his name as a quality defender throughout his career, but it’s easy to forget that he was a weapon from deep early in his career. It’s a shame that most of the best years of his career happened in Sacramento rather than with a Raptors squad that was on the rise.
OG Anunoby is one of the great Toronto Raptors.
While Toronto was able to trade Powell for Gary Trent Jr. in 2021 as his contract was about to expire, that doesn’t negate the fact that he is one of the best shooting guards who has ever played for Toronto. Powell worked his way from the second round to the top ten.
Anunoby went from a raw player at Indiana who never figured to be an above-average offensive option to one of the best players in the league at his respective position. The only reason he hasn’t soared even higher on this list in his young career has been injury issues.