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By Jonathon Berlin

Chicago Tribune |

Feb 13, 2020 | 10:00 AM

When Zach LaVine won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest in 2015 and 2016, he had four dunks to make his statement. The 3-Point Contest is a different ballgame: Each player gets 27 balls to shoot in 70 seconds. To win, you have to make as many of those shots as possible. Here is how it works in the new format this year, including two shots from way downtown.

Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard withdrew from the competition Wednesday. Suns Devin Booker replaced him in the 3-Point Contest and All-Star Game.

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