Who won the 2022 Skills Challenge?
CHICAGO – JULY 9, 2022 – New York Liberty guard and 2022 AT&T WNBA All-Star starter, Sabrina Ionescu, has been crowned the 2022 WNBA Skills Challenge champion in her first-ever appearance. The title is also the first in Liberty franchise history.
He didn't make a single 3-pointer. His Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics 104-94 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, and Curry scored 16 points with eight assists, but he shot 0-for-9 from 3-point range.
To our surprise, Buddy Hield actually checks out at No. 1, making 73.53 percent of possible points in the contest.
Memphis Grizzlies standout rookie Ja Morant has decided not to participate in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend in Chicago next month, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Maintaining good health for the duration of the season is his main priority, sources said.
But surprisingly, in his illustrious career, Curry has never hit a buzzer-beater to win a game as time expired. Per ESPN, he has hit seven shots to win games in the final 5 seconds.
Stephen Curry breaks own record with 3-pointer in 158th straight game | NBA.com.
All-Time Leaderboard: 3-Pointers Made.
|1. Stephen Curry||2,977||789|
|2. Ray Allen||2,973||1,300|
|3. Reggie Miller||2,560||1,389|
CLEVELAND — New York Knicks second-year forward Obi Toppin won the 2022 AT&T Slam Dunk contest on State Farm All-Star Saturday Night at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse over Golden State Warriors forward Juan Toscano-Anderson.
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NEW YORK – NBA All-Stars Zach LaVine of the Chicago Bulls, Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Fred VanVleet of the Toronto Raptors and Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks headline the 2022 MTN DEW® 3-Point Contest, which will take place on Saturday, Feb. 19 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland.
Has Steph Curry scored 0 points in a game?
Stephen Curry has 5 games played with exactly 0 points.
In the Warriors' 132-95 win over the Portland Trail Blazers at Moda Center on Thursday night, Curry dished out his 1,000th career assist to fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson.
Stephen Curry has the two longest 3-point streaks in NBA history, making at least one 3-pointer in 157 straight games from Nov. 13, 2014, through Nov.
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns won Saturday's Three-Point Contest with a final round score of 29. He's the first big man and T-Wolves player since Kevin Love in 2012 to finish first in the competition.
Mark Price, 1994. Mark Price was a sharpshooter for the Cleveland Cavaliers who never lost a Three-Point Contest (1993 and 1994).
With Curry winning the Three-Point Contest in 2015 and Thompson taking it in 2016, the Splash Brothers became the first pair of teammates in NBA All-Star history to win consecutive Three-Point Contests.
- Vince Carter. No doubt, Vince Carter is the best dunker in NBA history by a mile. ...
- Michael Jordan. The greatest player to ever grace an NBA court, Michael Jordan, was a phenomenal dunker. ...
- Lebron James. ...
- Julius Erving. ...
- Dominique Wilkins.
Spud Webb at 50
Spud Webb is notoriously known for being one of the shortest NBA players in history. That's why his iconic Slam Dunk Contest victory over 25 years ago made him one of the league's favorite NBA basketball players to watch. Standing only 5 foot & 7inches,Webb could damn near jump out of the gym.
Former point guard Nate Robinson is the most decorated player in the history of the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, having won the event three times.
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How many threes do Curry need to break the record?
Curry Counter: Warriors' Steph Curry needs 16 3-pointers to snap Ray Allen's NBA record.
The Shot: An oral history of Devonte' Graham's 61-foot game-winner in Oklahoma City. New Orleans guard Devonte' Graham banked in a buzzer-beating, 61-foot shot from beyond the halfcourt stripe to beat Oklahoma City on Wednesday, the NBA's longest game-winning basket of the last 25 years.
Stephen Curry drops his 10th signature shoe with Under Armour.
Largest increase in PPG from previous season by reigning MVP. 1st place all-time for three-pointers made in NBA history. 1st place all-time for three-pointers made in a single season with 402. 1st place all-time for consecutive games with at least 1 three-pointer made in a single season with 79.
Stephen Curry had his fewest points in a game 5 times, with 0 points.
Throughout the course of his 19-year NBA career, O'Neal attempted 22 three-pointers. He made just one.
Curry had to wait 48 hours and once the Warriors tipped off against the Phoenix Suns at Footprint Center on Wednesday night, he wasted no time passing the former Warriors guard for 45th place on the all-time scoring list.
So yes Stephen Curry can get above the rim and dunk, and officially he's proven that with 30 dunks in his NBA career.
Karl-Anthony Towns triumphs in 2022 MTN DEW 3-Point Contest | NBA.com.
Mac Jones got his Pro Bowl weekend off to a nice start on Thursday, winning the Thread the Needle event at the Skills Showdown. Mac and the AFC would ultimately fall to the NFC in the Showdown, losing three of four events as well as the dodgeball finale.
Who won the Skills Challenge 2013?
The 2013 NBA Skills Challenge champion is Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers. The Eastern Conference squad was made up of Jeff Teague of the Atlanta Hawks, Brandon Knight of the Detroit Pistons and Jrue Holiday of the Philadelphia 76ers.
Trey Burke and Damian Lillard beat Michael Carter-Williams and Victor Oladipo by a TENTH OF A SECOND (42.2 to 43.3) to win the Skills Challenge.
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns won Saturday's Three-Point Contest with a final round score of 29.
NBA All-Star Saturday Night results, highlights: Obi Toppin wins Dunk Contest; Towns captures 3-point crown - CBSSports.com.
Cowboys LB Micah Parsons wins NFL fastest man competition.
Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors won the 2011 Taco Bell Skills Challenge over the Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbook on Saturday night, executing a near-perfect run in the final round. Westbrook, who finished last in the 2010 competition, had the best run of the first round.
The Skills Challenge's all-time leaders
Two-time NBA MVP Nash came out on top for the Phoenix Suns in 2005 and 2010, and three-time NBA champion Wade triumphed two years in a row for the Miami Heat in 2006 and 2007.
The 2013 Sprint Slam Dunk Contest winner is Terrence Ross of the Toronto Raptors. The Eastern Conference was represented by Gerald Green of the Indiana Pacers, James White of the New York Knicks and Ross.
EDMONTON, AB - It was Team White who came out victorious 31-15 over Team Blue in the 2022-23 Oilers Skills Competition presented by Rogers on Wednesday night.
Who is in the All Star Skills Challenge?
This year's NBA All-Star Skills Challenge features three teams of three: Team Rooks (Scottie Barnes, Cade Cunningham and Josh Giddey), Team Cavs: (Jarrett Allen, Darius Garland and Evan Mobley) and Team Antetokounmpos (Alex, Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo).