Grading Every 3-Point Contest Contestant

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Grading Every 3-Point Contest Contestant
Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

It doesn't speak well of the Slam Dunk competition to suggest that the Three-Point Contest was the more exciting of the two, though to take that as a total slight would ignore the thrilling show that six of the NBA's sharpest shooters put together on Saturday night.

Players of all shapes, sizes and positions made up the field, with the title coming down to a matchup between an All-Star point guard better known for his handles (Kyrie Irving) and a 6'10" reserve (Matt Bonner) who prefers to spot up from the perimeter.

Irving came out on top with a superb performance in the final round, but he wasn't the only one to tickle the twine from the three-point line in a flattering way. Five of the six participants finished with at least 17 points in total, and Bonner, the eventual runner-up, had the highest score of all in the first round.

But how did each of the contestants measure up against his potential on the racks and his percentages on the season? And how did they all grade out thereabouts?

Read on to find out!

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