Damian Lillard wins the All-Star 3-Point Contest for the first time in his life

Lillard laughed at the three-point shooting contest. 

On the 19th (hereinafter Korean time), 카지노the eve of the 2023 NBA All-Star Game was held at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City.

Team Pau’s Jose Alvarado won the MVP at the Rising Stars Challenge the previous day, followed by the Skills Challenge, Dunk Contest, and 3-Point Contest.

The champions of the Skills Challenge were Utah players who participated in the event at home. ‘Team Jazz’, featuring Walker Kessler, Jordan Clarkson, and Colin Sexton, defeated a rookie team of Paolo Bankero, Jaden Ivey, and Jabari Smith, and ‘Team Antetokounmpo’, featuring Giannis Antetokounmpo instead of Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Zuru Halladay, and won the championship. occupied

Damian Lillard won the three-point shooting contest that followed. Outstanding contestants challenged the 3-point shot champion, and Lillard, Tyrese Halliburton, and Buddy Hild advanced to the finals. Excluding Lillard, two Indiana players made it to the finals.

Halliburton made it through the preliminaries with the highest score of 31 and made it to the final, but the aspect of the final was somewhat different. Halliburton, whose shooting sensation had cooled, had to be satisfied with 3rd place, scoring just 17 points in the final.

Heald, who sortied before Lillard, finished the final with 25 points. He was a score enough to make the final. Moreover, Lillard’s departure was somewhat unsettling.

However, Lillard quickly raised his senses and began to accumulate points. In particular, it was a great help to succeed in both 3-point shots in the deep three area. At the end of a thrilling match, Lillard, who succeeded in the last money ball worth 2 points, scored 26 points and won a dramatic victory.

Lillard, who is considered one of the NBA’s representative deep-three masters, has never had a relationship with the 3-point contest champion. However, he was able to quench his thirst with this win.

After winning, Lillard said, “I think most of the best shooters in NBA history have had at least one title like this. I wanted to win at least once and I got it. I’m glad I can stop playing in this tournament.”

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