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C.J. Miles scores 34 & joins the 10 3-pointers club

Published on January 8th, 2014 by Astramskas, David | 2,024 views

“On nights like this, you feel like all you’ve got to do is look at the basket and the ball is going to go in.”
– Cavaliers shooting guard C.J. Miles

The 10 3-pointers club is a fascinating one.  Before last night, the club had 15 members and only 4 (Ray Allen, Peja, Kobe, Joe Johnson) of those 15 are in the top 40 in made 3 pointers in a career.  Some of the guys on the list like Donyell Marshall, who is actually tied with Kobe Bryant for most ever in a game at 12, will probably surprise people that he’s even in the club.  Of the remaining 13, 4 (Steph Curry, JR Smith, Deron Williams and Dennis Scott) made 11 3-pointers.

Also interesting about this list is the first member of the club was Coach Brian Shaw and Shaw was just 1 of 3 players in the 90s to make 10 3-pointers in a game.  Now this list doesn’t include exhibition games and if it did then we would be adding John Starks to it.  From 2002-2012 we had 7 members join and in just 2013 we had 4 new members.

Last night, in the first week of 2014, against the 76ers, it only took Cleveland’s C.J. Miles 32 minutes to score 34 points and join the club.  8 of his 10 3-pointers came in the first half which is a new franchise record and 4 of those 8 came within the last 2 and half minutes of the first quarter.

At this rate, I wouldn’t be surprised to see  2014 eclipse 2013 as more and more players join this club. Here’s a few of the most memorable ones.

 

Ty Lawson hits 10 in a row

 

Steph Curry catches fire in NY

 

Donyell Marshall sets the NBA record with 12 3-pointers

 

Kobe scores 45 & matches the NBA record for 3 pointers

 

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It’s just too bad CJ Miles shares a name with a porn star.

 

 




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