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Eric Gordon wins NBA Three-Point Contest in overtime

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Eric Gordon wins NBA Three-Point Contest in overtime

It’s only fitting that a Houston Rocket would win the 2017 NBA Three-Point Contest.

Eric Gordon wins NBA Three-Point Contest

Eric Gordon shot his way to victory in the NBA’s Three-Point Contest Saturday night against Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving.

All contestants were able to choose the location of their money ball rack and Gordon chose the top of the key where he shoots 47.1 percent for the season.

In the first round, Gordon beat out contestants with his highest score of the night at 25. In the second round he tied Irving at 20 which led to the tiebreaker round.

Gordon came out victorious beating out Irving’s score of 18 with a his own score of 21. The video below is the tiebreaker championship round, where Gordon pulled away for the win.

Gordon is currently sitting at fourth in the league in three-pointers made behind Stephen Curry, James Harden and Kyle Lowry.

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