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Basketball fever is in full swing right now as March Madness is currently ongoing and the NBA playoffs are just around the corner. A defining aspect of the sport is the 3-point shot and it would be hard to imagine basketball games without it. This intriguing video from Great Big Story explains the history behind the shot and who better to explain it than the NBA's career 3-point scoring leader, Ray Allen!

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