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Recap: Joe Harris edges Steph Curry in NBA All-Star 3-Point shootout

Steph barely lost the competition, but at least won his bet with his brother Seth in their hometown

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Joe Harris overcame a star studded bracket in the NBA’s 3-Point Shootout, narrowly edging Stephen Curry in the final round.

The showdown was preceded by a wonderful moment where Dell Curry and his two sons Steph and Seth reflected on how cool it was to have All-Star weekend in their family backyard of Charlotte. The patriarch of the Curry family then participated in a charity shootout along with retired superstars Ray Allen, Glen Rice, and Mark Price.

After that, it was time for the new-age snipers to do battle.

First Round

Buddy Hield Joe Harris separated themselves from the pack early with 26 and 25 points respectively.

All that was left was to find out who would be the third man to advance to the final round with that duo. That’s when Steph Curry decided to go and raise the bar.

His signature walk-away as the last money ball was in the air sent a wave of pure admiration throughout the arena. Unfortunately his brother Seth didn’t make the cut, only scoring 16, and being saddled with a pretty funny family bet.

Second Round

Harris came out firing again and tallied another ridiculous 26. Hield only scored 19, and the scene was set for Curry to steal the show at home.

Curry fell just short however, only knocking down 24. This allowed for Harris to become the year’s 3-Point Shootout winner, and it was well deserved. This youngster has a pure stroke and will be terrorizing these contests for years to come if he keeps coming back.

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