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NBA changing format of All-Star 3-point contest

Joe Harris #12 of the Brooklyn Nets prepares to shoot during the MTN DEW 3-Point Contest as part of the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend at Spectrum Center in Charlotte in 2019 (Credit: Getty Images)

The National Basketball Association is further shaking up this month's All-Star Weekend in Chicago by changing the format of the 3-point competition.

In the 2020 MTN Dew 3-Point contest February 15 at the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls, each round will now be a total of 27 shots instead of 25, while competitors will get 70 seconds to complete their shots instead of the customary 60.

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