NBA All-Star Weekend is always one of the most fun of the year. The NBA puts on a great show with a variety of events that fans love. One of those events is the NBA three-point contest. The best sharpshooters from around the league get an opportunity to put on a shooting clinic for the fans. In the history of the event, only one Buck has ever won.
Ray Allen Is The Only Buck To Ever With The NBA Three-Point Contest
The NBA three-point contest has only been an event since 1985 and it is not surprising to see Ray Allen as the only winner for the Bucks. Allen is one of the greatest shooters of all time from beyond the arc. In the 2001 competition, he took on Dirk Nowitzki and Peja Stojakovic. Dirk went cold in the finals but Stojakovic gave him a run for his money scoring 17 points. However, Allen nailed 10 straight shots in his run to squeeze out the victory.
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Other Milwaukee Bucks In The Competition
Other Bucks have been a part of the contest before. Khris Middleton competed in 2016 and 2019 but did not take home the crown. Eric Murdock would compete in 1994 and Craig Hodges competing for three straight years from 1986-88. Ironically, he won the competition three straight years from 1990-92 but he was a member of the Chicago Bulls at the time. These are the only other Bucks players to ever compete in the contest.
Ultimately, this doesn’t matter for a team’s legacy but it is interesting to see which team brings home the trophies from All-Star Weekend. You can catch all of the action this weekend with the game happening on Sunday.
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