Zach LaVine is best known for winning the slam dunk contest two years in a row, but the Minnesota Timberwolves guard told InsideHoops.com he hopes to earn an invite to the 3-point contest next season.
As you can see from the clip below, the 21-year-old has been expanding his perimeter game with skills coach Drew Hanlen.
— NBA (@NBA) July 18, 2016
LaVine’s 3-point shooting dramatically improved from Year 1 to Year 2. As a rookie, he made 34.1 percent of his 3-pointers (57-167). Last season, LaVine connected on 38.9 percent of his long-range shots (123-316).
It’s possible that in Year 3 LaVine cracks 40 percent on 3-point attempts, which might help his candidacy for the 3-point contest in 2017.
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