NBA All-Time 3-Pointers Made Leaders: Single Regular Season Per Game Average

List with the stats for the top 50 players with the best single season 3-pointers made per game average in NBA history.

Notes: - These stats were updated on October 26, 2021
- The NBA adopted the 3-point line in the 1979-80 season.

- This list includes players with some minimum requirements

NBA All-Time 3-Pointers Made Leaders:
Single Regular Season Per Game Average - Top 50

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Player
3-Pointers Made
Total
3-Pointers Made
Season Games Total
3-Pointers Attempted
1. Stephen Curry 5.35 337 2021 63 12.71
2. C.J. McCollum 5.33 16 2022 3 11.00
3. Stephen Curry 5.13 354 2019 69 11.74
4. Stephen Curry 5.09 402 2016 79 11.22
5. Harrison Barnes 5.00 15 2022 3 9.00
6. James Harden 4.85 378 2019 78 13.18
7. Stephen Curry 4.67 14 2022 3 12.00
LeBron James 4.67 14 2022 3 9.67
9. Tim Hardaway Jr. 4.50 9 2022 2 8.50
Donovan Mitchell 4.50 9 2022 2 12.00
Player
3-Pointers Made
Total
3-Pointers Made
Season Games Total
3-Pointers Attempted
11. James Harden 4.40 299 2020 68 12.40
12. Seth Curry 4.33 13 2022 3 5.67
Anthony Edwards 4.33 13 2022 3 10.33
14. Damian Lillard 4.10 275 2021 67 10.51
15. Stephen Curry 4.10 324 2017 79 9.99
16. Damian Lillard 4.09 270 2020 66 10.21
17. Carmelo Anthony 4.00 12 2022 3 6.00
LaMelo Ball 4.00 16 2022 4 8.00
Evan Fournier 4.00 12 2022 3 9.67
Paul George 4.00 12 2022 3 10.33
Buddy Hield 4.00 12 2022 3 10.67
Patty Mills 4.00 16 2022 4 6.25
23. Buddy Hield 3.97 282 2021 71 10.15
24. Paul George 3.79 292 2019 77 9.83
25. Buddy Hield 3.76 271 2020 72 9.56
26. Davis Bertans 3.70 200 2020 54 8.74
27. Duncan Robinson 3.70 270 2020 73 8.30
28. James Harden 3.68 265 2018 72 10.03
29. Jaylen Brown 3.67 11 2022 3 9.33
De'Anthony Melton 3.67 11 2022 3 6.33
Player
3-Pointers Made
Total
3-Pointers Made
Season Games Total
3-Pointers Attempted
31. Stephen Curry 3.58 286 2015 80 8.08
32. D'Angelo Russell 3.51 158 2020 45 9.58
33. Jayson Tatum 3.50 14 2022 4 10.50
34. Stephen Curry 3.49 272 2013 78 7.69
35. Duncan Robinson 3.47 250 2021 72 8.51
36. Devonte' Graham 3.46 218 2020 63 9.29
37. Klay Thompson 3.45 276 2016 80 8.13
38. Ray Allen 3.45 269 2006 78 8.37
39. Zach LaVine 3.45 200 2021 58 8.22
40. Klay Thompson 3.44 268 2017 78 8.29
41. Trae Young 3.42 205 2020 60 9.47
42. Buddy Hield 3.39 278 2019 82 7.94
43. Stephen Curry 3.35 261 2014 78 7.88
44. Jalen Green 3.33 10 2022 3 7.00
Doug McDermott 3.33 10 2022 3 6.00
Derrick Rose 3.33 10 2022 3 5.67
Karl-Anthony Towns 3.33 10 2022 3 6.67
48. Ray Allen 3.32 229 2002 69 7.65
49. Eric Gordon 3.28 246 2017 75 8.81
50. Paul George 3.27 157 2020 48 7.94
= Season in progress

Minimum requirements:
1946-47: 40 games
1947-48: 32 games
1948-49: 40 games
1949-50 to 1950-51: 46 games
1951-52: 44 games
1952-53 to 1956-57: 48 games
1957-58 to 1958-59: 55 games
1959-60: 60 games
1960-61: 55 games
1961-62 to 1968-69: 65 games
1969-70 to 1973-74: 70 games
1974-75 to 2012-13: 70 games or 100 3-pointers made
    with the exceptions of
    1998-99: 43 games or 60 3-pointers made
    and 2011-12: 56 games or 80 3-pointers made
2013-14 to present: 58 games
    with the exceptions of
    2019-20: 70% of games played
    and season in progress: 70% of games played