Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) -
Are you not throwing up enough threes to make a dent in the "three-point" category? Is your three-point shooting percentage not up to par?
Lets look at the top players in the three-point shooting category to see if there are some trade possibilities or anything on the free agent market.
Jamal Crawford, G, Golden State - Crawford moved from an up tempo game in New York to the hyper-tempo of Golden State. He's averaging 27 points and 2.5 three-pointers per game with the Warriors. You will only be able to trade for him if his owner hasn't been paying attention.
Roger Mason, G, San Antonio - Mason was huge while playing for the injured Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker. But his role will shrink once they are both 100%. His minutes have already begun to fall from an average of 34 minutes to 22 in the Spurs last game. His owner will probably beg to trade him, but he's just not worth it.
Mike Bibby, G, Atlanta - Bibby's scored double digits in nine straight games and his average is up from 13.9 in 2007 to 16.0 ppg. He's averaging just under one and-a-half three-pointers per game and it should stay around that number all season. With an ADP around 84 he's an inexpensive fix and well worth making the effort as he'll also help you in assists and steals.
Rudy Fernandez, G, Portland - The Spaniard has been everything he was advertised to be. He's averaging 11.1 ppg and 2.2 three-pointers in just 26.1 minutes. He's also a great free-throw shooter (.947) and was probably picked up earlier in the year as a free agent. He'll be available at a reasonable price because he shares time in the crowded Portland backcourt.
Rashard Lewis, F, Orlando - Lewis is averaging 2.55 three-pointers per game which is actually down from 2007 when he hit 2.79 per game. It figures that he will continue to get open looks as long as Dwight Howard stays healthy. With an average ADP of 28 he would be expensive in a trade.
Maurice Evans, G, Atlanta - Coming off the Hawks bench, he's averaging 10.3 ppg and almost two three-pointers per game. He could be a sleeper late in the year or when Josh Smith or Bibby misses a game.
Mario Chalmers, G, Miami - The rookie gets a lot of opportunities from downtown because the defenses are keying on Dwayne Wade and Michael Beasley. He's averaging 1.4 three-pointers and as his percentage rises, so will his value. He also gets you 4.5 apg and 2.8 rpg. Chalmers is only owned in about 40% of the leagues.
Vladimir Radmanovic, F, Los Angles Lakers - He will always get open looks with Kobe Bryant to draw the defense away from him and hits .455% of his shots from distance. He's averaging 1.66 three-pointers per game. Not much of a rebounder for a big man (3.2 rpg), but is also a good free-throw shooter (.833)
Aaron Brooks, G, Houston - He's averaging 11.4 ppg in just 21.4 minutes. He has also hit 23 three points in 17 games, but has been a bit inconsistent so far this season.
Derek Fisher, G, LosAngeles Lakers - Like Radmanovic, he benefits from playing alongside Kobe. Hitting 1.5 three-pointers per game.