The top 5 shooters in the 2018 NBA Draft

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: TheScore

The top 5 shooters in the 2018 NBA Draft

In an increasingly space-conscious NBA that falls deeper in love with the 3-pointer each season, teams will continue to prize shooting when they assess the latest wave of incoming talent. Here are the top five shooters available in the 2018 draft. Trae Young, Oklahoma Though his efficiency tailed off toward the end of the season and he ultimately shot just 36 percent from 3-point range as a freshman, Young laps the field in terms of range, volume, degree of difficulty, and ability to hit off the bounce. The quickness and efficacy with which he can get his shot off from seemingly anywhere on the floor, contested or otherwise, was enough to earn him some comparisons to Steph Curry. On top of his long-range prowess, Young shot a sterling 86.1 percent from the free-throw line on 8.6 attempts per game in his lone collegiate season. There are justifiable concerns about whether his ability to create for himself will translate to the next level, but he's probably the best pure shot-maker in...

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