NBA Shooting Stars Competition 2014: Chris Bosh edges Kevin Durant, West squad with half-court magic

Ronald Martinez

The Shooting Stars Competition was all about the father-son duel featuring the Currys and the Hardaways, but Chris Bosh stole the show.

Chris Bosh hit his second half-court shot of the night at the 31.4 second mark to seal back-to-back wins for Team Bosh in the Shooting Stars Competition at All-Star Saturday night.

Skylar Diggins hit a half-court shot with 43.6 seconds remaining to put the pressure on Bosh and his teammates WNBA Star Swin Cash and NBA legend Dominique Wilkins, but Bosh was feeling his range after nailing the same shot in the first round to advance to the championship tilt.

In the first round, the West team featuring Dell Curry, Stephen Curry and Becky Hammon posted a time of 1:05 to hit shots from all four stations before the Durant-led West squad featuring Karl Malone and Diggins edged them out with a time of 1:00. The defending champions made quick work of Tim Hardaway, Sr., Tim Hardaway, Jr. and Elena Delle Donne, who struggled to a time of 1:25 after taking 24 attempts to make their half court shot.

The father-son narrative was short-lived as the teams featuring the Currys and the Hardaways both exited early. Team Bosh was motivated from the start and can already look toward making it three straight wins in the event in 2015.

More from SB Nation NBA:

Coverage of Slam Dunk Contest and Saturday festivities

The soul of the Slam Dunk Contest | Meet the All-Stars

Wait, THAT GUY was in the Slam Dunk Contest?

Full schedule of All-Star weekend | The All-Star Game primer

Kevin Love on the move? | NBA trade rumors

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.