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NBA All-Star 3-Point Contest results, highlights: Karl-Anthony Towns sets new record to take out the crown

NBA All-Star Saturday Night continued with a showcase of some of the league’s best shooters in the 3-Point Contest.

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Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns backed up his claim that he’s the “greatest big man shooter of all time” edging Luke Kennard (26) and Trae Young (26) in the final.

Towns’ score of 29 sets a new record for the highest score in the 3-point contest final.

If you missed any of the action, The Sporting News has you covered with live updates, scores, highlights and results from throughout the competition.

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3-Point Contest live updates, highlights, results

9:49 p.m. – Luke Kennard finishes with 26, leaving Karl-Anthony Towns’ score of 29 at the top. In his first attempt at the 3-point contest, the Timberwolves big man takes home the trophy!

9:48 p.m. – Bring Young falls short with 26 in the end. Can Kennard take out Towns?

9:46 p.m. – Towns puts on for the big men with a scorching round in the final, recording 29 points!!

9:45 p.m. – It’s time for the final: Towns, Young and Kennard will shoot out for the crown!

9:38 p.m. – After a slow start, Trae Young makes six of his last eight shots, including the final money ball to edge Mills and advance to the finals!

9:37 p.m. – Fred VanVleet records a score of 16. He’s eliminated from the competition.

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9:35 p.m. – Karl-Anthony Towns makes four of his last five shots to edge Mills with a score of 22.

9:32 p.m. – Patty Mills knocks down both MTN DEW balls and finishes with a score of 21.

9:26 p.m. – Zach LaVine runs out of gas on his final rack with the moneyballs and finishes with 14. He’s eliminated from the competition.

9:25 p.m. Ohio native Luke Kennard catches fire and takes a healthy lead with a score of 28.

9:22 p.m. – CJ McCollum takes the lead for now as he records 19.

9:20 p.m. – Desmond Bane gets us underway with a score of 18.

What times does the 3-Point Contest start?

  • Date: Saturday, Feb. 19
  • Time: 8 p.m. ET | 5 p.m. PT

The 3-Point Contest is the second event of All-Star Saturday Night, which begins at 8 pm ET. The 3-Point Contest will begin following the conclusion of the Skills Challenge.

What channel is the 3-Point Contest on?

Region Channel
United States TNT
Canada TSN 4/5

The 2022 NBA All-Star Game will be broadcast live on TNT, along with the Rising Stars game, Skills Challenge, 3-Point Contest and the Slam Dunk Contest. You can stream all of the NBA’s All-Star weekend events at or with Sling TV, which offers a free three-day trial.

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Viewers in Canada can watch the NBA All-Star Game on Sportsnet. The Rising Stars game, Skills Challenge, 3-Point Contest and the Slam Dunk Contest will be broadcast on TSN.

Brian Anderson, Reggie Miller and Dwyane Wade will be on the call. Stephanie Ready will be the sideline reporter.

NBA Skills Challenge results

Team players Challenge Points Half-court Shot time
Team Cavs Darius Garland, Jarrett Allen, Evan Mobley 100 5.5 seconds
Team Rooks Cade Cunningham, Scottie Barnes, Josh Giddey 200 9.9 seconds
Team Antetokounmpos Giannis, Thanasis and Alex Antetokounmpo 100 Did Not Qualify

NBA All-Star weekend schedule 2022

  • Friday, Feb. 18: NBA All-Star Celebrity Game – 7 p.m. ET
  • Friday, Feb. 18: Rising Stars Game – 9 p.m. ET
  • Saturday, Feb. 19: All-Star Saturday Night – 8 p.m. ET
    Skills Challenge (first event)
    3-Point Contest (second event)
    Slam Dunk Contest (third event)
  • Sunday, Feb. 20: NBA All-Star Game – 8 p.m. ET

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