Topics Share on Pinterest FanSided (@FanSided)The round that won it for Joe Harris of the @BrooklynNets(Via @NBAonTNT) pic.twitter.com/nPiH9WGhVPFebruary 17, 2019 But the most remarkable story of the night came when Brooklyn’s unheralded Joe Harris held off one of the greatest shooters of all time, Stephen Curry, to win the three-point contest. Harris made 12 straight shots in the final round and went a staggering 15 for 18 on moneyballs – the shots worth the most – to win the three-point title. He finished with 26 of a possible 34 points in the final round, beating Curry by two. Sacramento’s Buddy Hield was third with 19 final-round points.“Obviously, it’s incredible,” Harris said. “Steph is the greatest shooter of all time. But, again, shooting off of the rack for a minute is not indicative of being a better shooter than Steph Curry. I don’t want anybody to get it twisted at all.” US sports Reuse this content Support The Guardian news Share on WhatsApp Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport)DIALLO REALLY DID THE VINCE ELBOW DUNK OVER SHAQ pic.twitter.com/NmH9vUWyFIFebruary 17, 2019 Share on Facebook Share via Email Since you’re here… NBA Stephen Curry Basketball And the runner-up left a winner, too. Stephen Curry and his brother Seth Curry of the Portland Trail Blazers had a bet where the winner of the three-point contest, in which they were both entrants, would have to pay for tickets for the family over the rest of their careers.Seth Curry didn’t get out of the first round. He said that even though his brother didn’t win, he’d pay up. “It stands. He got that 27 in Round One and that’s impressive,” Seth Curry said. “He deserved to win the bet and I have to do what I got to do.”The Curry family had a good weekend in Charlotte. Father Dell Curry is a former Charlotte star, Steph is a three-time NBA champion, Seth is in the league and mother Sonya beat them all by making an underhand half-court shot on Friday. “I would have loved the storybook ending Steph comes home and wins in his native Charlotte,” Stephen Curry said. “That’s how I had it in my head anyway.” Oklahoma City’s Hamidou Diallo put on a show during the NBA’s All-Star weekend to win the league’s annual slam dunk contest.Diallo pulled off a dunk that will be talked about for years in the first round dunking over Shaquille O’Neal, hanging on the rim by his elbow, then tearing open his jersey to reveal a “Superman” shirt underneath. And his first dunk of the final round had the top of his head at almost rim level, putting him in control after his opponent, New York’s Dennis Smith Jr, failed to make a dunk in his first try of the final. The night started with the skills challenge, and the Celtics’ Jayson Tatum edged Atlanta rookie Trae Young in the final by making a shot from just past the midcourt stripe. Young was ahead of Tatum in the competition where players have to execute some passes, a layup and then a three-pointer.Fearing that Young would make his three before Tatum could even get one off, he let it fly from about 50 feet. “I didn’t want to give Trae a chance,” Tatum said. “I honestly didn’t know I was going to hit the shot, but I had to give myself a chance and throw it up there. It worked out for the best.” Smith then leapfrogged Miami’s Dwyane Wade and took a lob from Stephen Curry to give himself a chance with his last dunk, getting a perfect score from the judges and a round of boos from the crowd, many of whom weren’t that impressed. That left Diallo as the night’s final participant. Diallo got rapper Quavo out of the crowd, put the ball in his hands, then grabbed it as he went airborne for the slam that sealed the title. Boston Celtics (@celtics)Jayson Tatum became the first Celtics player in franchise history to win the NBA Skills Challenge. pic.twitter.com/9VbN1QuYD7February 17, 2019 Share on LinkedIn NBA UK (@NBAUK)Hamidou Diallo WINS the #ATTSlamDunk Contest with this dunk over Quavo 💥🏆#NBAAllStar | #StateFarmSaturday | @SkySportsNBA pic.twitter.com/xNbjtCYUxZFebruary 17, 2019 Share on Twitter Share on Messenger … we have a small favour to ask. More people are reading and supporting The Guardian’s independent, investigative journalism than ever before. And unlike many new organisations, we have chosen an approach that allows us to keep our journalism accessible to all, regardless of where they live or what they can afford. 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