Stephen Curry shook off all of the pressure that was brought to him by the players in the building and by the viewers from the media and came out victorious.
In the first round, Jaylen Brown scored 17 points while his teammate, Jayson Tatum, who did not get eliminated in the first round dropped 23 points.
Meanwhile, the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Champion, Zach LaVine, tallied 22 points. The lefty from Utah Jazz, Mike Conley, went blazing hot as he collected 27 huge points in the first round.
Donovan Mitchell, a former winner of the dunk contest, also scored 22 points, tying Zach LaVine.
The Golden State Warriors’ star, Stephen Curry, splashed most of his shots and dropped 31 huge points on every contestant’s faces.
After the first round, Mitchell, LaVine and Brown got eliminated and did not get the chance to compete in the second round.
Jayson Tatum came out short in the second round as he only scored 17 points, tying his teammate’s score in the first round.
Things got a little bit dramatic in the second round after Jayson Tatum finished his turn to make his shots. Things got a little bit hard for the 2-time MVP. But, as usual, shooting the ball is not a problem for the skilled shooter of the Golden Stater Warriors.
Mike Conley finished his racks with another 27 points, that means that Curry must score higher than that to win the trophy.
After Conley scored 27 points, everyone thought that the trophy was sealed by the veteran guard of the Utah Jazz. But, Curry went scorching hot, ignoring all of the pressure, and hits the money ball, outscoring his opponent with 28 big points. Curry then celebrated by throwing a punch in the air.
Stephen Curry is the only active player to win two trophies from the three-point contest, tying Peja Stojakovic, Jeff Hornacek, Jason Kapono and Mark Price.