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WATCH: Kevin Durant chooses between Stephen Curry and the NBA's 3Pt% leader

Today’s NBA boasts some of the greatest 3-point shooters of all time. Almost all NBA players can make threes, and many of them do it consistently. But there’s an upper class of shooters who have to be protected anytime, anywhere on the court. So when Kevin Durant was asked to choose between Stephen Curry and the NBA leader in 3-point percentage, he had an interesting answer.

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ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW THE AD (Stephen Curry) made a hot start to the season. The 2022 Finals MVP is having arguably the best year of his career at age 34. Curry averaged 32.2 points, 6.6 assists and 6.7 rebounds per game while shooting 52 percent from the field and 44 percent from three-point range. In just 15 games, Curry made 84 three-pointers, 24 more than the second-placed player. This is just one of the many reasons why he is arguably the greatest shooter of all time.

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But the NBA 3-point percentage leader also seems to have Rationale. Yuta Watanabe of the Brooklyn Nets was great from long distance. He leads the NBA in shooting percentage at 57.1 percent. He’s been on a tear this season, and he’s defending the best shooter in the league.

Kevin Durant chooses between Stephen Curry and Yuta Watanabe

Brooklyn Nets vs. Memphis Gray The Bears won the game. The Nets have Kyrie Irving back in the lineup after missing eight games due to suspension. The Nets have now won two games in a row and will be keen to get back on track this season.

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Watanabe had another great game , who scored 16 points on 6-9 shooting and 4-6 from three-point range. In the postgame press conference, his teammate Kevin Durant was asked an interesting question. He was asked to choose between Watanabe and Curry in the 3-point contest.

Interestingly, KD said he would choose himself, but the reporter said that was not an option. He said, “Of course it’s Stephen God, but Yuta must be knocking it down right now.”

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Durant is clearly on himself There’s a lot of confidence because he’s had a great year. He averaged 30.6 points, 5.2 assists and 6.6 rebounds while shooting 52 percent from the field and 34.7 percent from three. When he was with the Golden State Warriors, KD was famous for beating Curry in PIG games.

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But KD chose Curry because he arguably had an MVP type season. Watanabe may have been disappointed that his teammates didn’t stick with him, but he had his back in the end. If the two go head-to-head, it will be fun to watch the All-Star 3-point shootout.

Who would you choose? Let us know in the comments below.

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