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Curry wins Three-Point Contest

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Stephen Curry was the better Splash Brother on Saturday night.

Curry defeated his Golden State Warriors teammate Klay Thompson and the Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving in the final round of the Three-Point Contest with a record score of 27.

The guard Curry hit 13 shots in a row at one point in the final round, including 4-of-5 on his "Money Ball" rack, his final one from the right corner.

Craig Hodges and Jason Kapono held the previous record of 25, but neither had a "Money Ball" rack in their respective showings in the contest.

Irving, the 2013 Three-Point Shootout winner, posted a score of 17 and Thompson 14 in the final round.

Thompson led with 24 after the first round, while Curry and Irving each tallied 23.

Portland's Wesley Matthews was fourth with 22, Atlanta's Kyle Korver, the Los Angeles Clippers' J.J. Redick and defending champion and San Antonio's Marco Belinelli tied for fifth with 18 apiece. Houston's James Harden finished last with 15.