Three-Pointer!

A 40-Year NBA History

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About the Book

The three-point shot has been an NBA institution for more than 40 years, with the first long-distance bombs fired on October 12, 1979. The game has since changed dramatically, as action has moved gradually farther from the basket. Critics today contend that three-pointers have gotten out of hand. Attempts rose from 2.8 per game in the 1979–1980 season to 18.4 in 2011–2012 to 32 in 2018–2019. Charting this development, this volume focuses on examples of 12 performances by 12 exceptional shooters—with mention of many more. Starting with Chris Ford and ending with Steph Curry, the author shows how these athletes have changed the NBA one shot at a time.

About the Author(s)

Lukasz Muniowski (Ph.D., American literature, University of Warsaw) has written numerous academic articles on various topics, including gentrification, geek culture, American literature, video games and television series.

Bibliographic Details

Łukasz Muniowski
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages:
Bibliographic Info: ca. 15 photos, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2020
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8295-2
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4121-8
Imprint: McFarland