ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 08: Joe Johnson #2 of the Atlanta Hawks shoots against Paul George #24 of the Indiana Pacers at Philips Arena on February 8, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
The city of Atlanta will be well represented in the 3-Point Shootout during the 2012 NBA All-Star Weekend as the Atlanta Hawks 6-time All-Star Joe Johnson and former Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets alum Anthony Morrow have been selected to compete.
Morrow is currently tied for third in the NBA with 60 three pointers made while shooting 42% from long distance. Joe Johnson is tied for 13th in the NBA with 53 three-pointers made while shooting 36% from deep. This is the first invite for Morrow to the competition, while this is Johnson's third attempt to bring the title to ATL.
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