Duncan Robinson Tops Luka Doncic, Steph Curry, and Klay Thompson with Incredible Three-Point Feat

Published 01/19/2021, 2:52 AM EST
Jan 6, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Miami Heat forward Duncan Robinson (55) attempts a three point shot on Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) during the second half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports


Duncan Robinson has been one of the biggest surprises in the NBA over the last few years. In his rookie season with the Miami Heat, he showed that he was an excellent three-point shooter. He was one of the major players for the Miami Heat as they made their run to the NBA Finals last season.

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Duncan Robinson is in an elite class now

Duncan Robinson made history in the NBA in the game against the Detroit Pistons. He has now scored more three-pointers in his first 100 games than any other player in NBA history with 326. He has surpassed some legendary figures such as Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Ray Allen, and even upcoming superstar Luka Doncic with his feat.

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In his short time with the Miami Heat, Robinson has established himself as one of the best shooters in the league. Last season, Robinson was a pivotal figure for the Miami Heat. He and Herro became one of the best shooting backcourts in the league last year, with both players scoring a high percentage from the three-point line.

This year, however, the Heat have been struggling. But Duncan Robinson has still been an excellent three-point shooter this season and has shot 42% from the three-point line, averaging 3 shots of his 8 attempted. In addition to this, he’s also averaging 14.5 points per game.

Robinson is part of the Heat’s future

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Robinson is now one of the brightest prospects for the Miami Heat. He and Tyler Herro constitute the young exciting core for the Heat while Bam Adebayo has been identified as the future leader of the team. The trio of Adebayo, Herro, and Robinson are entrusted with the responsibility of leading the Miami Heat into the future.

Jan 4, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Miami Heat forward Duncan Robinson (55) defends Oklahoma City Thunder guard Luguentz Dort (5) during the first half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rhona Wise-USA TODAY Sports

Duncan Robinson is slowly becoming one of the most lethal shooters in the NBA. His ability to shoot the basketball from anywhere on the court is absolutely fantastic. If he has the ball, he makes the shot regardless of the coverage in front of him.

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Can Robinson become the best shooter in the NBA? He has a challenging task ahead of him, but if he continues playing this way, he can make things difficult for players like Steph Curry and Damian Lillard.

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy is an NBA & NFL journalist for EssentiallySports, before which he worked at BusinessWorld magazine. He has been a fan of Basketball for over 10 years now, since Shaquille O’Neal was a Phoenix Suns player. During his time at Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, he started a sports magazine for the college called the Overtime Tribune and hosted the Overtime Tribune Podcast until he graduated.

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