Skip to main content

Joe Harris is having a historical season 15/30 (Miller, Allen, and Curry aren't even close to the Nets guard)


When you're in a team with Kevin Durant, James Harden, and Kyrie Irving, it's hard to get under the spotlight, no matter how good you're playing. Joe Harris, however, probably doesn't even like the flashy lights. Still, his game speaks for himself, and Joe's season in the Nets uniform is not supposed to go under the radar.

So far this season, Harris averages 15,1 points per game with mind-boggling shooting splits. He shoots 53.4% from the field, and his 3-point average is astonishingly high at 50.7%. Joe is on pace to become the first player in NBA history to shoot 50+ field goal percentage and 50+ 3-point percentage in a season with a minimum of five 3-point attempts per game.

He's leading the league in 3-point shooting percentage and is attempting 6.6 3-points per game, just like LeBron James. Joe's convincingly having his career-best shooting season, and till now, his best 3-point average through the season was 47.4% (5.1 3-point attempts per game) in 2018/19.

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

But how does he compare with the best shooters in the NBA? For example, Steph Curry is shooting 42.5% from deep this season, and his career-high average is 45.5% (4.7 attempts per game) in the 2011/12 season. Also, Golden State playmaker had only one season (2015/16) in which his field goal shooting was over 50%, precisely 50.4%.
Curry's teammate Klay Thompson is also known as a sharpshooter his whole career, but his best shooting season was in 2017/18 when he was shooting 44.0% from deep.

As far as history goes, none of the best shooters even came close to Joes's current shooting form. Reggie Miller had ten seasons in which he was shooting for three over 40%. His best 3-point shooting season came in 1997/98 season when he averaged 42.9% from deep. Miller had four seasons in his career where his field goal percentage was over 50%.

Ray Allen is also considered as one of the best there is when it comes to 3-point shooting. However, Allen's best 3-point average came in Boston jersey in 2011/12, when he averaged 45.3% for the season.

When we look at the numbers, Joe is having a remarkable season. Not just with the 3-point percentage but with the volume too. It will be pretty hard for him to keep up these numbers throughout the season, but even if he records a slight decline, he would still have the best shooting season ever.

Brock Purdy & Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant on why Brook Purdy is one of his favorite NFL players at the moment - "He's ballin"

Kevin Durant is fascinated by Brook Purdy and he also shared his Super Bowl predictions

Toni Braxton & Jason Kidd

"I guess that didn’t help with the kiss and tell, whatever she said" - Jason Kidd on the Toni Braxton rumors

Jason Kidd insists he never dated Toni Braxton and there was no way he would've learned and cared about the singer and Jim Jackson

Gary Payton

I do think it will come" - Gary Payton on having his jersey retired by the Seattle Supersonics

Gary Payton remains positive that sooner rather than later, his jersey will be retired by his original and beloved team, the Seattle Supersonics

Stephen Jackson & LeBron James

“Not in my top 5” - Stephen Jackson gets brutally honest on LeBron James’ place in the current league

Former NBA Champion in 2003, Stephen Jackson names the Top 5 current NBA players, and excludes LeBron James

Boston Celtics guard Malcolm Brogdon

Why Malcolm Brogdon asked the Milwaukee Bucks to stop their Rookie of the Year campaign for him

Malcolm Brogdon's performance over the years reveals that his Rookie of the Year award is not a fluke.