Stat of the week: Comparing leagues again, this time three point shooting

ImageWhenever I watch an ACB game, I am under the impression that players are allowed to let it fly quicker and more frequently from the perimeter than in other European leagues. There are a whole lot of three point specialists that have made a name for themselves in the league over the years.

From combo- and shooting guards such as Brad Oleson, Carl English, Thomas Kelati, Taquan Dean, Carlos Quinteros and most recently Jaycee Carroll, to sharp-shooting power forwards such as Mirza Teletovic, Ersan Ilyasova and Jan-Hendrik Jagla. It appeared to me that the three point shot was an important factor in ACB, more than elsewhere in Europe.

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