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Ray Allen, Paul Pierce in 3 contest

Updated: February 8, 2011, 4:26 PM ET
ESPNBoston.com

Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce got his wish Tuesday when teammate and soon-to-be all-time 3-point king Ray Allen was announced as part of the field competing against him in the 3-point contest on All-Star Weekend.

Pierce, the defending champion in the event, publicly challenged Allen via his Twitter account: "I think me and Ray Allen need to have a shootout in this years 3pt contest," Pierce tweeted. "What y'all think come on NBA make it happen."

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