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Who invented the three-point shot in basketball?

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2015-07-17 17:55:51
2015-07-17 17:55:51

Chronologically, Herman Sayger was the inventor. Depending on your perspective, the three-point line was developed/introduced several times in the course of basketball's history. The list of possible "inventors" are included below:

# Herman Sayger (1933)

# Howard Hobson (1945)

# Al Grenert (1950s)

# American Basketball League (1961)

# Eddie Rios Mellado (1962)

# ABA (1968)

For a more in-depth answer, you can read Interbasket's article on Who Invented the 3-Point Line (check out the reference/link below)

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