Ranking the best-available sharpshooters in the 2024 NBA free agency

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1) Buddy Hield

Buddy Hield is arguably one of the more underrated shooters in the NBA and he turned in another prolific season. Hield shot 39 percent from three, was in the top 15 in total three-point makes at 219, and in his time with the Philadelphia 76ers during the second half of the season, he shot a scorching 51 percent from three-point range.

The problem with Hield though is that he did not give the Sixers that shooting jolt he showcased throughout the season in the playoffs. Aside from Game Six against the Knicks, where he made six threes and almost helped them force a game seven, Hield was a non-factor offensively and defensively. He was not shooting and making the looks he was in the regular season, causing his value to be diminished a little this offseason.

There has not been a lot of reported interest in Hield around the league, but from his comments at the end of the season, it looks like he wants to return to the Sixers. Philly is flush with cap space, so they would have the means to bring Hield back on a team friendly deal. Nonetheless, Hield will likely have interest on the market as one of the better shooters in the league.