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Curry, Novak to compete in 3-point contest

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Golden State's Stephen Curry and New York's Steve Novak, two of the top three 3-point field-goal shooters this season, will complete in the Three-Point Contest during the All-Star Saturday festivities, the NBA announced Thursday.

Curry ranks No. 2 in 3-pointers, making 44.9 percent of his long-range shots, while Novak ranks third, hitting 44.4 percent of his 3-pointers.

The competition, which will take place Feb. 16 in Houston, also will feature Cleveland's Kyrie Irving, who is the 10th-best 3-point shooter this season. He has made 42.9 percent of his 3-pointers.

The rest of the field includes New Orleans' Ryan Anderson, San Antonio's Matt Bonner and Indiana's Paul George.
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