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Korver moves up all-time three-pointer list

The lone positive from the one-sided affair came on a Kyle Korver trey with eight minutes, 10 seconds left in the second quarter. He surpassed Paul Pierce for fourth all-time in three-pointers made, sinking 2,144 over the course of his 16-year career (1,071 games).

Korver led the NBA in three-pointers in 2004-05 (226), and registered the highest three-point shooting percentage in 2009-10 (53.6%), 2013-14 (47.2%), 2014-15 (49.2%) and 2016-17 (45.1%). He has been a prolific shooter dating back to his days at Creighton University, where he began the ‘Let it Fly’ era and paved the way for players like Doug McDermott and Anthony Tolliver.

The 36-year-old has enough time to arguably become the greatest shooter in the history of the game.

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John Alfes is a senior at John Carroll University, and hails from Westlake, Ohio. His love and passion for the game of baseball originated in 1998, when he played catch with his father at the age of two. A former collegiate pitcher, Alfes currently serves as a Cleveland Cavaliers reporter for AP Radio/Metro Networks and the Cleveland Indians Beat Writer for CBS Sports/Scout Media Network, all while majoring in Communications (focus in Journalism) and English (focus in Professional Writing). He is the Sports Editor for The Carroll News, Sports Director for WJCU 88.7 FM and Senior Writer for the John Carroll Sports Information Department. John is an Eagle Scout and loves his two younger brothers (Conrad and Daniel) and two parents (John and Celeste). You can follow John Alfes on Twitter (@JohnAlfes) or reach him through email (jalfes18@jcu.edu).

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