“She’s Breaking Barriers”: Former Lakers Stars Backs Sabrina Ionescu over Stephen Curry in Much-awaited 3-Point Contest

Published 02/07/2024, 12:11 AM EST

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Everyone is excited as two phenomenal players are getting ready for a 3-point challenge. Sabrina Ionescu of the New York Liberty and Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors are all locked and loaded to give a full-house showdown in the NBA All-Star Weekend. After some time of quiet fun, the NBA finally got involved to finalize the beat for all the basketball followers.

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Following this, some stars from the NBA league discuss the event and what it is going to be like for the basketball world. The former Lakers small forward/ power forward takes Sabrina’s side.

Experts React to Sabrina Ionescu vs Stephen Curry 3-point challenge

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Sabrina is not only making headlines for being a supernatural force in the WNBA but also for taking up the 3-point challenge against the best shooter that the NBA has seen– Stephen Curry. Consequently, experts are coming in to talk about how the game will go and predict who the winner will be. According to the former Lakers star Carmelo Anthony, “She is breaking barriers. Even if she loses it’s going to be a special moment. Additionally, he also commended the Liberty superstar for accepting the challenge according to the NBA parameters as well. He further continued by saying, “Honestly, she ain’t going to. Steph is the greatest shooter of all time.”

Carmelo also talked about how it is going to be an unforgettable step for women’s sports. He said, “I love it for the business of basketball in women’s sports because, for the longest, women athletes’ complaint is why we don’t get paid the way they (men’s) do. So now you get to put somebody on that stage who can actually sell along with Steph.” He continued with, “This is the moment that’s gonna spark some s**t in basketball. And the way women’s sports is going at it’s out of here in the next 10 years.” 

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Undeniably, this friendly challenge between the best shooters of the WNBA and the NBA is going to be out of the world.

Sabrina’s epic 3-pointer record

Sabrina Ionescu scored a whopping 37 points by shooting 25 of 27 shots during her 3-point shooting contest. This gave her a long head start over Stephen Curry who previously held the title for the same. Additionally, he is also the best shooter in the entire NBA history. On the other hand, Sabrina is already holding the 3-point shooting title.

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These two dynamic athletes will surely set the court on fire as everyone expects them to go neck-to-neck. Curry will have to try his best as Ionescu preps to rip him apart. It is going to be a thrilling event for all and the attention and money that this clash of the bests will bring to sports is also going to be a moment to remember.

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Shahryar Fazal

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