NBA Power Rankings: Kobe Bryant and the 10 Most Effective Pull-Up Jump Shots

Kobe Bryant is still one of the very best players in the NBA, and one of his most effective weapons is his pull-up jump shot.

A great pull-up jumper requires a lot of skill and athleticism. 

Speed, quickness and ball-handling help to get defenders back on their heels. 

A quick shot and release is important in keeping the defender away from the shooter's face. 

And good elevation doesn't hurt either (although a couple guys on this list will prove it's not a requirement).

There are plenty of guys in the league that have good pull-up jumpers, but these 10 players are the best...

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