Steph Curry, Dirk Nowitzki Invited To Compete In Three-Point Contest

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Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Steph Curry and Dallas Mavericks lifer Dirk Nowitzki have reportedly been invited to compete within the Three-Point Contest throughout All Star Saturday evening on February 16.

Both Curry and Nowitzki have participated within the Three-point contests 5 instances throughout their careers, and each have gained it as soon as. Dirk in 2006 and Curry in 2015.

Nowitzki, 40, is a 38.2% three-point shooter for his profession, which spans 21 seasons and counting. He has linked on simply 26% of his three by means of 16 video games this season, however everyone is hoping he'll decide to the Three-Point contest one final time in Charlotte.

Curry, then again, is a profession 43.7% shooter from past the arc, and is at present averaging 29.5 factors per sport for the primary place Warriors. The six-time All Star final competed within the 2016 Three-Point contest, the place he misplaced to teammate Klay Thompson.

Last 12 months, Phoenix Suns taking pictures guard Devin Booker outlasted the seven different rivals to win the Three-Point crown and one would assume that he'll have the choice to defend his title in Charlotte subsequent month.

Steph Curry, Dirk Nowitzki Invited To Compete In 3-Point Contest

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The NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte will happen from February 15-17 with the Dunk Contest, Three Point Contest and Skills Challenge happening on All-Star Saturday, February 16. 

The precise All-Star sport will happen on Sunday, February 17. Check out the All Star starters and uniforms here.