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Devin Booker wins 2018 JBL Three-Point Contest

18 February 2018

It was Booker's performance on the money balls that allowed him to set a new record for total points, surpassing the 27-point mark held by both Steph Curry and Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors.

Harris, who posted a first-round score of 18, Booker, who had a 19, and Thompson, who tied Booker with a 19 were the three shooters to advance to the final round and that's where things got really interesting.

Did he ever. He was sensational in the final round on Saturday, when he missed only five of 25 shots. The fifth rack is a special "all money ball" rack, which each participant can place at any of the five shooting locations, and every ball on that rack is worth two points. Harris scored 17 points before Booker scorched the nets for 28 points.

The second round defined the winners as Booker outscored Thompson's 25 points and eventually took home the trophy.

The 21-year-old shooting guard is in his third season with the Suns. Players have one minute to shoot as numerous 25 balls as they can; the three competitors with the highest scores in the first round advance to the championship round to shoot for the title and bragging rights. Averaging 24.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.8 assists in 34.1 minutes per contest, Booker has made 118-of-308 (38.3 percent) of his three-point shots in 44 games played and has established himself as one of the best overall scorers in the league.

Devin Booker wins 2018 JBL Three-Point Contest