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Steph vs. Sabrina … who ya got?

Basketball superstars Sabrina Ionescu of the New York Liberty and Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors will go head-to-head in Stephen vs. Sabrina, the inaugural NBA vs. WNBA 3-Point Challenge.

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The event will take place Saturday at NBA All-Star Weekend in Indianapolis.

Curry will shoot from the NBA 3-point line with NBA basketballs. Ionescu was supposed to shoot from the WNBA 3-point line with WNBA basketballs but requested to shoot from the NBA 3-point line.

The NBA 3-point line near the top of the key is 23 feet 9 inches from the center of the basket. The WNBA line is 22-1 ¾ from the basket.

Here are the odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for the showdown between two of the best outside shooters on the planet: *

Steph Curry: -265 (bet $10 to win $13.77 total)
Sabrina Ionescu: +200 (bet $10 to win $30 total)

* odds as of 2/17/24

Consecutive made shots streak

Curry to make 4+ shots in a row: -2000 (bet $10 to win $10.50 total)
Curry to make 6+ shots in a row: -230 (bet $10 to win $14.35 total)
Curry to make 8+ shots in a row: -170 (bet $10 to win $15.88 total)
Curry to make 10+ shots in a row: +420 (bet $10 to win $52 total)

Ionescu to make 4+ shots in a row: -2000 (bet $10 to win $10.50 total)
Ionescu to make 6+ shots in a row: -210 (bet $10 to win $14.76 total)
Ionescu to make 8+ shots in a row: +160 (bet $10 to win $26 total)
Ionescu to make 10+ shots in a row: +500 (bet $10 to win $60 total)

To make both shots from Starry Range

Steph Curry: +280 (bet $10 to win $38 total)
Sabrina Ionescu: +450 (bet $10 to win $55 total)

The Starry Range shot is from 29 feet, 9 inches away.

Total combined scored: O/U 48.5 

Over 48.5: -114 (bet $10 to win $18.77 total)
Under 48.5: -114 (bet $10 to win $18.77 total)

FOX Sports’ Skip Bayless, host of “Undisputed” and “The Skip Bayless Show,” said Ionescu scoring 37 points to win the WNBA 3-point contest last season made an impression.

“I’m gonna go Sabrina here because I watched her WNBA 3-point shootout when she set the record,” Bayless said. “And I was just blown away because the points are the same, men’s, women’s, the way that they do it. The rules are the same. 

“And I watched her shatter Steph’s record of 31 points in a round of shooting because she made 20 in a row.”

Bayless pointed out Ionescu shot 44.8% on 3-pointers last WNBA season, and Curry is shooting 42.1% this season.

Bayless pointed out Curry lost the 2019 3-point final in Charlotte to Joe Harris of the Brooklyn Nets (recently released by the Detroit Pistons).

“In the finals of that 3-point shootout, he lost to Joe Harris. And I was just like, ‘What?’,” Bayless said. “Because he flamed out at the end, he lost it at the end of that round and Joe Harris got him. 

“And there have been moments when he’s had some rough patches from 3 in big NBA Finals moments. He has not been great from 3 in the NBA Finals.”

So how did this contest come about?

Ionescu challenged Curry to a 3-point contest after she recorded 37 out of a possible 40 points in the final round in the WNBA 3-Point Contest last year, setting a WNBA and NBA single-round event record.  

Curry mentioned taking on Ionescu when he was mic’d up during a recent game. Ionescu accepted the challenge.

Curry, a two-time NBA 3-Point Contest champion, has made an NBA-record 3,640 3-pointers in the regular season.

Ionescu set a WNBA single-season record with 128 3-pointers in 2023.

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