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Dr. J. Naismith 02-15-2008 09:23 AM

Nowitzki in for Bryant in Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout
 
Boooo .... I want AP instead. :(

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Originally Posted by NBA.com
Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki will replace Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (dislocated pinkie finger, right hand) in the 2008 Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout, to be held on NBA All-Star Saturday Night, Feb. 16, at New Orleans Arena.

Nowitzki, who won the Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout in 2006 at All-Star in Houston, will compete in the event for the fifth time. He also competed in 2000, 2001, and 2007.

Although he is unable to participate in the Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout with the injury, Bryant will play in Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game.

The Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout will be televised live nationally as part of the NBA All-Star Saturday Night, which will also feature the Haier Shooting Stars, Sprite Slam Dunk and PlayStation® Skills Challenge. TNT and ESPN Radio’s national coverage will begin at 8 p.m. ET from New Orleans Arena. The NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 17, will air live on TNT, ESPN Radio and in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

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INSIDER 02-15-2008 09:59 AM

good.
kobe should never be in this event...
dirk's a better 3 pt shooter.

fancylad 02-15-2008 10:05 AM

DAMN. it would have been funny to see Kobe do badly in the event.

Acie 02-15-2008 10:10 AM

Kobe would've got raped by the pure shooters in this contest.

Benzo 02-15-2008 10:12 AM

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Originally Posted by ACIEEARL40 (Post 10613)
Kobe would've got raped by the pure shooters in this contest.

Hmmm interesting choice of words.

Acie 02-15-2008 10:14 AM

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Originally Posted by Benzo (Post 10615)
Hmmm interesting choice of words.

Oops...ha ha...I didin't even think about that. :batman:

rapsfan087 02-15-2008 11:28 AM

Last year AP didn't want to go to the contest, so it isn't strange he doesn't get a invitation in this one.


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