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Three point competition entrants

We have a whole swag of talent ready to duke it out from distance in an intriguing mix between specialist shooters and superstar scorers. Every club is represented once, and so they should be, in an age where teams base their entire offence around the all-important arc 6.75 metres away from the goal. Here's the lineup: Thomas Abercrombie (New Zealand Breakers): A veteran of the NBL circuit, Abercrombie came into the league on pogo sticks but tweaked his offensive approach with an automatic jumpshot that has improved year in, year out. It's not just the percentages that have lifted, it's the ability to knock it down anywhere from 10-25 feet that is most impressive. Equally comfortable shooting on the move or spotting up. Jason Cadee (Sydney Kings): Cadee went to another level last season and his three-point shot was a big reason. His ball-handling and IQ have developed with experience and despite his small stature, finds a way to launch whenever he wants. Like Abercrombie, he is equally adept both in motion and stationary. Rotnei Clarke (Illawarra Hawks): He won NBL MVP in the single season he played down under, and has vowed he is an even better player upon return. Clarke is a streaky, volume three-point shooter with a peculiar shooting stroke and makes a living hitting tough shots. It took him seven attempts to finally connect in Illawarra's first ABC game and he will be hoping for a better start here. Adam Doyle (Adelaide 36ers): One of the lesser-known marksman on show, the 176-centimetre point guard has been around the traps as a 36ers development player for years and finally gets his shot at the big time. A relative unknown, but just as good a chance as any. Chris Goulding (Melbourne United): The 27-year-old Tasmanian has been a revelation since his days at the Bullets, Perth Wildcats and Gold Goast Blaze. Confidence was never a problem, but it took the flashy scorer a few years to find his groove at Australia's top level. A member of the 2016 Rio Olympic team, he has become the NBL's best Aussie scorer and gets his buckets in countless ways. More of a scorer than a spot-up shooter, but is a chance if he gets hot. Dexter Kernich-Drew (Perth Wildcats): The rangy, 198-centimetre wing player is your prototypical 3-and-D man. He shot a sparkling 43.3 per cent from beyond in his final season at Washington State University and will make his NBL debut this year. The 24-year-old had a stint in Brazil before joining the 'Cats as a training squad member for the 2015/16 season. Daniel Kickert (Brisbane Bullets): He holds the NBL's all-time best three-point percentage for a career, and probably lines up as slight favourite here. Naturally as a bigman, Kickert is only comfortable shooting flat-footed from range, so this format suits him to a T. He was a modest 2/2 from downtown in the Bullets' win over Sydney on Saturday night, but will relish the opportunity to jack up as many as he can on Sunday night. He doesn't 'get hot', he's always hot. LATE CHANGE ---- Fuquan Edwin (Cairns Taipans) IN - Cam Gliddon OUT 
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