Note that this ranks teams based on the percentage of their points that came from three-pointers. That is, this percentage is calculated by (3 * 3’s made) / total points.
10. Utah Jazz
The much-improved Utah Jazz had 28.7 percent of their points come from three-point range this season. The additions of George Hill and Joe Johnson really helped them from long range.
9. Charlotte Hornets
For the Hornets this season, 28.7 percent of their points came from three-pointers this season.
8. Portland Trail Blazers
It’s no surprise that the Trail Blazers were among the league leaders in percentage of their points coming from three-point range, with 28.9 percent. With a backcourt consisting of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, the Blazers figure to be league leaders in this category for years to come.
7. Philadelphia 76ers
For the young Sixers, 29.7 percent of their points resulted from threes this season.
6. Brooklyn Nets
It wasn’t a great year for the young Nets in the 2016-17 season. However, this is one chart they do find themselves in the top 10. This season, 29.7 percent of their points came from three-point range.
5. Golden State Warriors
After finding themselves number one in this category in the 2015-16 season, the Warriors ranked number five this season. 31 percent of their points came from three-point range this season.
4. Dallas Mavericks
The Dallas Mavericks struggled this season, in large part due to injuries. With Wesley Matthews and the new addition of Seth Curry, 32.8 percent of their points came from three this season.
3. Boston Celtics
The number one seeded Celtics find themselves number three on this list, after finishing 16th last season. 33.4 percent of their points came from three this season, and they’ll hope to continue their strong shooting in the Eastern Conference Finals against the Cavs.
2. Cleveland Cavaliers
For the Cavs, 35.4 percent of their points came from the three this season.
1. Houston Rockets
Surprised? The NBA’s all-time single season record holder for three pointers made find themselves number one on this list. 37.5 percent of their points came from three-point range this season. James Harden and the additions of Eric Gordon and Ryan Anderson were big reasons why.