Danilo Gallinari

After years and years, Clippers' Marreese Speights finds his three-point shooting touch

After years and years, Clippers' Marreese Speights finds his three-point shooting touch

Marreese Speights attempted 141 three-point shots in 571 games during his first seven NBA seasons, making 43 of them for a 30.5% accuracy rate.

In 44 games in his first season with the Clippers, the 6-foot-10 reserve forward has shot more threes (156) than he did in the previous seven years combined, making 61 of them for a 39.1% accuracy rate.

“I always had a soft touch and would always shoot threes by myself in practice, but I never had the confidence to shoot it in a game because I knew if I missed, I might come out,” Speights said. “That changed at the All-Star break last year.”

Speights said Golden State Coach Steve Kerr “gave me the green light to shoot it,” and...

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