Olympics

Who holds the record for most 3-pointers made in a single Men's Basketball game at the Olympics?

In 2012, Carmelo Anthony had one of the greatest individual performances we've ever seen in the Olympics.

In Team USA's win over Nigeria, Anthony erupted for 37 points on 10-for-12 shooting from 3-point range in only 14 minutes of play. His 37 points marked a US Olympic record while his 10 3-pointers were tied for the most ever in a single men's basketball game in the Olympics.

The first player to make 10 3-pointers in an Olympics game was Canada's Karl Tilleman in 1988. The second was Brazil's Oscar Schmidt in 1996.

The second-most 3-pointers made in an Olympics game is nine, done by Anthony (2016) and Australia's Shane Douglas Heal (2004).

Following them, there's a group of players who have made eight 3-pointers, including USA's Kevin Durant (2012).

Most 3s made in an Olympics game
Player Country Opponent Olympics PTS 3PM 3PA
Oscar Schmidt Brazil Puerto Rico 1996 45 10 22
Karl Tilleman Canada Spain 1988 37 10 16
Carmelo Anthony USA Nigeria 2012 37 10 12
Carmelo Anthony USA Australia 2016 31 9 15
Shane Douglas Heal Australia New Zealand 2004 30 9 14
Oscar Schmidt Brazil Puerto Rico 1988 46 8 12
Andrés Nocioni Argentina Brazil 2016 37 8 12
Shane Douglas Heal Australia Brazil 1996 35 8 15
Georgios Sigalas Greece Brazil 1996 35 8 10
Chamberlain Oguchi Nigeria France 2012 35 8 14
Kevin Durant USA Argentina 2012 28 8 10
Juan Alberto Espil Argentina South Korea 1996 26 8 12
Yongjun Zhang China Canada 1988 34 8 10

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