Boston Celtics

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The Celtics were prominently featured during Sunday night’s NBA three-point contest, as the only team with two players taking part in the event. They ended up finishing with mixed results – Jayson Tatum advanced to the final round and placed third, while Jaylen Brown was eliminated in the first round and came in sixth.

Tatum’s first round was one of the best of the night by any player. He earned 25 points, thanks to a strong finish on his money rack. In the second round, he put up just 17 points, good for third place.

Jaylen Brown was the first shooter of the event, and scored 17 points. That was the lowest total of the first round.

Steph Curry of the Warriors won the event, with 31 points in the first round and 28 in the second. It’s his third victory in the event, tying him with Larry Bird and Craig Hodges for the most wins all-time. Mike Conley came in second, with 27 points in both the first and final rounds.

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