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NBA All-Star Weekend: Diallo, Harris, Tatum winners

Saturday evening events see Tatum winning Skills Challenge; Harris is new 3-pt king; Diallo wins dunk contest

Satuk Buğra Kutlugün   | 17.02.2019
NBA All-Star Weekend: Diallo, Harris, Tatum winners

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By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun

ANKARA

The NBA All-Star Weekend continued on Saturday evening with Skills Challenge, 3-PT Shootout and Slam Dunk Contest.

In the first event, Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum managed to beat Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young in the final to be the Skills Challenge winner.

The evening continued with the Three-Point Shooting Contest, as Joe Harris wins the event by beating out the Golden State Warriors’ Steph Curry.

Harris racked up 26 points in the final round, Stephen Curry missed one of his 'money ball' shots to be left at 24 points.

In the final event of the day, Oklahoma City Thunder's Hamidou Diallo won the Slam Dunk Contest.

Diallo managed to dunk the ball over NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal and put his arm in the net, reminding one of Vince Carter's legendary dunk in 2000 contest.


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