Jan 15, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New Orleans Hornets forward Ryan Anderson (33) shoots a jump shot during the third quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. The Hornets defeated the Sixers 111-99. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Ryan Anderson Selected To Compete In 2013 NBA All-Star Three-Point Contest


New Orleans Hornets sharpshooting big man Ryan Anderson will compete in the 2013 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest. It is only right to see Anderson compete in the event this year. Anderson is currently the league leader in 3-pointers with 147 and is averaging 3 3-pointers per game. Anderson competed in last years three-point contest won by Kevin Love.

Anderson has some tough competition in this years three-point contest. The Western Conference will also be represented by Stephen Curry and Matt Bonner. Paul George, Kyrie Irving, and Steve Novak are coming from the Eastern Conference.

EASTERN CONFERENCE 2013 FOOT LOCKER

THREE-POINT CONTEST PARTICIPANTS (stats to be updated following 2/6 games)

Player

Paul George, Indiana, 108 3s, 39 percent

Kyrie Irving, Cleveland, 78 3s, 43 percent

Steve Novak, New York, 91 3s, 44 percent

 

WESTERN CONFERENCE 2013 FOOT LOCKER

THREE-POINT CONTEST PARTICIPANTS (stats to be updated following 2/6 games)

Player

Ryan Anderson, New Orleans, 147 3s, 37 percent

Matt Bonner, San Antonio, 32 3s, 42 percent

Stephen Curry, Golden State, 142 3s, 45 percent

via: NBA.com 

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