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Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Kyle Korver to headline 3-point contest

Three of the best shooters alive are reportedly set to compete in this year's three-point contest.

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When All-Star weekend arrives in Brooklyn next month, three of the league's premier shooters will be in the three-point contest. The Golden State Warriors' starting backcourt of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson will be participating in the event, as will Atlanta Hawks veteran Kyle Korveraccording to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.

Wesley Matthews of the Trail Blazers and J.J. Redick of the Clippers will also reportedly be in the contest.

The trio of Curry, Thompson and Korver will be the obvious draw. Curry is considered the front-runner for MVP halfway through the season. Thompson's name is hotter than ever after scoring 37 points (including 9-for-9 from three-point range) in the third quarter on Friday against the Sacramento Kings. Korver is leading the league in three-point percentage by making an impossible 53.1 percent of his attempts from deep.

Marco Belinelli of the Spurs won the competition last year.  The three-point contest will be part of All-Star Saturday night at the Barclays Center on Feb. 14.


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