Report: C Frye named for 3-point contest

Updated: February 1, 2010, 9:54 AM ET
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Phoenix Suns center Channing Frye has been selected for the All-Star Weekend's 3-point Shootout in Arlington, Texas, according to a report in The Arizona Republic.

Frye would become the first center to compete in the 3-point contest since Seattle's Sam Perkins, a forward-center, in 1997.

Frye, who ranks second in the NBA with 114 3-pointers made, is shooting 44 percent from beyond the arc, which is seventh-best in the league.

Frye joined the Suns as a free agent this season, his fifth in the league, after two seasons with both the New York Knicks and Portland Trail Blazers.