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Klay Thompson defeats Steph Curry in final of three point contest
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Klay Thompson defeats Steph Curry in final of three point contest
Sunday February 14th, 2016

With a perfect final rack, Klay Thompson knocked off teammate Stephen Curry to win the NBA’s 2016 Three-Point Contest.

Thompson defeated Curry, the reigning MVP and contest champion, by a score of 27–23 in the final. Thompson’s mark of 27 tied the record for most points in a round, set by Curry last year.

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It was Curry who stole the show early on, drilling 10 threes in a row and effortlessly hitting two shots before the buzzer sounded to advance into the final round with Thompson and Suns guard Devin Booker.

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Thompson thought he’d steered clear of Curry until his last-second heroics.

He was still good money in the end, though.

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