NBA 3-Point Contest participants announced; new format introduced

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Damian Lillard and Trae Young headline the eight participants in the 2020 NBA three-point contest at All-Star weekend in Chicago.

The eight contestants are the following:

  • Joe Harris (defending champion)
  • Damian Lillard
  • Duncan Robinson
  • Trae Young
  • Davis Bertans
  • Zach LaVine
  • Devonte’ Graham
  • Buddy Hield

The NBA also announced a new format for the contest; two new shots from six feet behind the three-point line, each worth three points.

Rounds will now be 27 shots instead of 25, taking 70 seconds instead of 60, according to Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press.