NBA: Sabrina Ionescu signs the best triple contest in history


sabrina ionescu starred in one Historic performance in the WNBA All Star 3-point contest. The basis of the new york liberty did 37 points out of 40 possible missing only two of the 27 shots what did His record surpassed even that of the NBA, held by Stephen Curry (2021) and Tyrese Haliburton (2023) with 31 points..

Interestingly, the Romanian-born American player she missed her first shot, but then went into a trance that led her to score 20 balls in a row, including two with triple value. He did not miss again until the last shot of the penultimate car, which counted double.

The fifth position was already faced with a smile on her face, knowing her triumph and in full ecstasy.. He scored those last five downs and madness broke out even among his opponents. Ionescu defeated in the final round Sami Whitcomb, of the Seattle Storm, who stayed at 22 points, and Arike Ogunbowale, a player of the Dallas Wings, who only had 11.

His best season since triple

“Yes, I knew they were going in. I had a lot of adrenaline. It was the final round and he had just lost in the skills contest. She was not going to lose again,” said Ionescu, who is one of the best three-pointers in the WNBA: His 54 hits throughout the season represent the second best mark and his percentage of 44.6% is the fourth best in the League.

Before this campaign the base had never exceeded 33.3% at the end of the course. “I’ve worked a lot to be able to shoot like I’ve done from the 3-point line. It’s quite gratifying.”said Ionescu, who joked that he would send his Liberty coach, Sandy Brondello, the video of the contest so that she could design more plays for him to shoot 3-pointers.

The previous record for a WNBA 3-point contest was held by Allie Quigleyplayer of the Chicago Sky, who in last year’s edition reached the 30 points. He had won the last two and has four titles to his credit, but this time he could not participate. It probably wouldn’t have surpassed Ionescu’s astonishing record, either.

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