Two good pieces on how three point shots are affecting the NBA. Opinions differ, but these pieces seem to think that the 3s are not improving the game:
- How Mapping Shots In The NBA Changed It Forever | FiveThirtyEight
- The NBA is obsessed with 3s, so let’s finally fix the thing
My feeling is pushing out the 3 point line is likely the best thing to do to add more variety to the game. But read them yourself and decide.