Can an Average Guy Beat NBA Star Joe Harris in a 3-Point Contest? | Above Average Joe | GQ Sports


GQ Staff Writer Clay Skipper played some high school basketball, but 3-pointers were never really his forte. Brooklyn Nets star Joe Harris, on the other hand, is the reigning 3-point champion of the NBA and it really can't be overstated how amazingly good of a shooter he is. So, naturally we wondered if Clay, our Above Average Joe, could beat this NBA sharpshooter in a 3-point contest. Seems reasonable, right?
Starring: Clay Skipper, Joe Harris, Etienne Brower, Ray Salnave.
Special thanks to the NBPA and the Manny Cantor Center.
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Can an Average Guy Beat NBA Star Joe Harris in a 3-Point Contest? | Above Average Joe | GQ Sports


  • Control Room
    Control Room15 timer siden

    NBA Range is no joke, you need power and a some what soft touch.

  • Jawad Amin
    Jawad AminDag siden

    i shoot betterthan thisn guy lol

    KHARBONET2 dager siden

    Hi. Check also this project: @kharbonet

  • R4GE GG
    R4GE GG2 dager siden

    I don’t play basketball but yet I can shoot better than him

  • MNC
    MNC3 dager siden

    And he still couldn’t beat MJ

  • Cole Banville
    Cole Banville3 dager siden

    if this man is above average i’m making the nba

  • Erwin Monzon
    Erwin Monzon4 dager siden

    this is the saddest thing to watch

  • pogimax
    pogimax4 dager siden

    So is he doing a tribute to Philip Seymour "Make It Rain" Hoffman?

  • ChocoEgg
    ChocoEgg5 dager siden

    The answer is no. You know why? Because it's an average person against an NBA player.

  • Fadhil Winfield
    Fadhil Winfield6 dager siden

    You suck bro! I had an Achilles injury 4 years ago in my 16th season of AAU and before that I was a 44% 3 pt shooter and I could have at least got the score of 15 after my recovery

  • Alvise Pulignano
    Alvise Pulignano8 dager siden


  • Deannukc8 Carlsonwje94
    Deannukc8 Carlsonwje948 dager siden

    Side of the backboard: exists This guy: Are you challenging me?

  • prolotherapy
    prolotherapy10 dager siden

    Joe Harris is nice, big fan here.

  • Diamon Johnson
    Diamon Johnson10 dager siden

    He looked like he was throwing his back out every shot

  • wayne2kt
    wayne2kt12 dager siden

    4:11 Is that Al Horford? 🤣

  • Trash vids V01
    Trash vids V0113 dager siden

    I never knew richard jefferson became a coach

  • Ryan Chin
    Ryan Chin14 dager siden

    they got the wrong "Klay" man

  • MY - 06FR 839367 Sir Isaac Brock PS
    MY - 06FR 839367 Sir Isaac Brock PS17 dager siden

    didrespect to the rim,ball and basketball

  • MY - 06FR 839367 Sir Isaac Brock PS
    MY - 06FR 839367 Sir Isaac Brock PS17 dager siden

    this dude can't even beat shaq in a 3 pint contest

  • MY - 06FR 839367 Sir Isaac Brock PS
    MY - 06FR 839367 Sir Isaac Brock PS17 dager siden

    clay has trash shot mechanics and if the sideboard was a human he would be wearing bandages all over his body because of clay's shooting

  • Arvin Mark Flores
    Arvin Mark Flores17 dager siden

    Why do random guys think they can beat an NBA player who, wait for it, does Professional Basketball for a living, in a game of basketball?

  • Kobus Smith
    Kobus Smith21 dag siden

    Joe Harris is not an NBA star

  • The Real Joker
    The Real Joker21 dag siden

    The guy was throwing bricks 😂😅

  • Kyle Lowry
    Kyle Lowry24 dager siden

    15:40 video starts

  • Kyle Lowry
    Kyle Lowry24 dager siden

    He prolly uses his palm to shoot

    TBG GORILLA GANG24 dager siden

    Short answer no

  • Thommy Turtle
    Thommy Turtle24 dager siden

    soccer pro Mats Hummels had more baskets than you ;)

  • Brandon W
    Brandon W29 dager siden

    The cuter mat Pat lol

  • Ayo Ilesanmi
    Ayo IlesanmiMåned siden

    1:16 anyone know what shoes these are

  • BUTT
    BUTTMåned siden

    Tell me why that bald dude look like James charles

  • Benjamin Joseph Yoro
    Benjamin Joseph YoroMåned siden

    Why is he landing sideways????

  • Max Prytyka
    Max PrytykaMåned siden

    When he got an air ball on the second shot, I closed my eyes and let out a sigh...

  • On Q
    On QMåned siden

    I wanna challenge set it up

  • Dominic Booth
    Dominic BoothMåned siden

    Guy was cool but Clay, suckssssss.

  • Justin Wilson
    Justin WilsonMåned siden

    Doing his best Paul George impersonation with those 3s off the side of the backboard.

  • js59695
    js59695Måned siden

    Too much movement. So much going on with his shot

  • Insanity
    InsanityMåned siden

    tatum went bald?

  • Nathan Reyes
    Nathan ReyesMåned siden

    This dude doesnt clearly know what shooting on the way up, thos means 1 motion, but he still shoots 2 motion

  • ssjshawn _30
    ssjshawn _30Måned siden

    Still a better shooter than Danny Green

  • Irulan Budabin
    Irulan BudabinMåned siden


  • Andrew Kerwin
    Andrew KerwinMåned siden

    Fun fact my brother was roommates with Rey

  • Jaden Gin
    Jaden GinMåned siden

    Below average

  • Jacob Park
    Jacob ParkMåned siden

    Not above average...

  • Bijen
    BijenMåned siden

    no he can't \\

  • sonnyduhasian
    sonnyduhasianMåned siden

    His foot was on the line for all of em😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Daffy
    DaffyMåned siden

    if ben simmons participated in the 3pt contest be like :

  • Kiwi Kiwi
    Kiwi KiwiMåned siden

    But can they beat the other Joe? Joe mama?

  • Heyimstoopido BaconNoob
    Heyimstoopido BaconNoobMåned siden

    Where’s joe mama

  • FK P
    FK PMåned siden

    THis GQ guy kept doing the same crap he was doing earlier. He didn't take any of the lessons learned into account, which led to his downfall here...

  • Allexis Baret
    Allexis BaretMåned siden

    This guy can build a whole mansion

  • Instagram Asian_Bryan_Athlete_Rapper
    Instagram Asian_Bryan_Athlete_RapperMåned siden


  • Tiger Junior
    Tiger JuniorMåned siden

    Kobe , this is for you !

  • Raptors FTW
    Raptors FTWMåned siden

    Bruh how is this guy above average smgdmfh man

  • GOATEDjdog
    GOATEDjdogMåned siden

    I wish I could do this challenge actually if I get lots of likes on this comment I’ll do it

  • GOATEDjdog


    Måned siden

    I’ll see how many I can make out of 100

  • MY - 06FR 839367 Sir Isaac Brock PS
    MY - 06FR 839367 Sir Isaac Brock PSMåned siden

    clay should be in the hitting the side of the backboard contest🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • MY - 06FR 839367 Sir Isaac Brock PS
    MY - 06FR 839367 Sir Isaac Brock PSMåned siden

    Clay you can't even beat ben simmons in a 3 point contest

  • Marco Olea
    Marco OleaMåned siden

    They shouldve corrected his base

  • Ezekiel Rich
    Ezekiel RichMåned siden

    bro thats basic shooting formation your release and the way your form is when bringing the ball above your forehead is straight notice towards the end when you are in the air you swing too much meaning you know how sometimes after you see some nba players shoot threes their usually a little bit in front of the 3 point line after they shoot it thats what i like to call swing i typed so much cause i'm on my computer but look at 9:52 to 9:55 you swing in the air too much its just my opinion and i play too so

  • Serge Rivers
    Serge RiversMåned siden

    Maybe danny green isnt so bad

  • Kevo
    KevoMåned siden


  • Brian Budenz
    Brian BudenzMåned siden

    Give up basketball how did u play in high school

  • Yves Timbang
    Yves TimbangMåned siden

    He shoots like Paul George in the bubble

  • Sir Joel
    Sir JoelMåned siden

    Tips for a better jump shot. 1. One-motion shot ( Less energy and much faster release). 2. Elbow and front leg alignment. 3. Knees bent relative to shot distance. 4. Try having a straight back similar to a deadlift. 5. Flick of the wrist, pointing middle finger down and in the direction of the net. 6. Good grip and guiding hand for support.

  • Beachboytyler
    BeachboytylerMåned siden

    This dude sucked 😂

  • Hallow
    HallowMåned siden

    Woah is this paul George?

  • Alexander Schmidt
    Alexander SchmidtMåned siden

    The problem with his shot is that it's not a fluid motion. His set point is way too high if you keep in mind that he is not tall or strong

  • Nikola Grmusa
    Nikola GrmusaMåned siden

    Wtf is this.... Good mechanic is the that hit a basket, no matter how it look. What a waste of anyones time this video is LOL 👎👎👎👎😠😤

  • Drae Dizzy
    Drae DizzyMåned siden

    Curry man ?

  • Isaac Mazur
    Isaac MazurMåned siden

    if this guy is above average, I'm an NBA legend.

  • ARM 2007

    ARM 2007

    5 dager siden

    Same here

  • Kyle Lowry

    Kyle Lowry

    24 dager siden


  • tsunduru anuraag
    tsunduru anuraagMåned siden

    Too nervous too stiff. Man went full Playoff P(2020) at the sidelines XD

  • Bobby A
    Bobby AMåned siden

    This guy got the form but not the release. Got to have good balance and release on the ball. I've hit 15 college 3pointers in a row, but. I can hit 5 - 8 consistenly. 10 in a row occasionally. It's all about the grip and the release with good rotation.

  • josB
    josBMåned siden

    Got that heal tap shot lol

    SKIP GALAXYMåned siden

    We aren’t gonna talk about him only hitting about 10 out of 100 shots

  • Joel Justin
    Joel JustinMåned siden

    can you do like soccer juggling above average episode

  • Joel Justin

    Joel Justin

    Måned siden

    or like around the world juggling move

  • Luka Olguin Dunderović
    Luka Olguin DunderovićMåned siden

    14:41 ghosts in cartoons

  • Amra Pars
    Amra ParsMåned siden

    15:49 score is 3 and then 5 nice counting

  • CM Sports

    CM Sports

    Måned siden

    It was a money ball stupid

  • bad muffi muffi
    bad muffi muffiMåned siden

    Curry: cute

  • logan yellowfeet
    logan yellowfeetMåned siden

    I wouldn’t want this guy teaching me how to shoot him saying try pushing the ball more is a terrible trick and so is the back board tip he should try fix how he squares to the basketball and fix his elbow

  • 1991 toyota camry owner
    1991 toyota camry owner2 måneder siden

    When is Monmouth having their tryouts?

  • Alex J.
    Alex J.2 måneder siden

    No need to jump so high! No one's gonna try to block you in this. Also, most of them don't count since foot on the line (be mindful of this)- you'll be wasting many shots. Form is really nice but get them triceps stronger bruh (gym)💪. You will get a lot more power by shooting on the way up since you can push the ball up with less effort. Also, use your left hand as a straight guide. Take a look at videos of Craig Hodges, Steve Kerr, Clay Thompson and Non NBA player youtuber with great shot and mechanics D'vontay Friga. Watch with special attention on the hands on the release. Assume your left hand is a bowling gutter wall where the ball will follow straight through (long as your grip and follow-thru on your flicking right wrist/hand is pretty good),(which looks like it is), you should be on track. Grip the ball with the seams as told. I'm not a pro baller but I've always had knack for shooting 3s as I practiced endless hours my whole life. Hope to see a follow-up video. Do it again after practicing some more- I'd love to see it!

  • Jonathan Gale
    Jonathan Gale2 måneder siden


  • Jordan
    Jordan2 måneder siden

    Honestly.. I haven't shot a basketball in years and I think I could hit more 3's than he did in his first 21

  • Iceman 1001
    Iceman 10012 måneder siden

    "Chicago GM would be like we got Clay as our shooting guard!.." - turns out wrong Clay

  • Iceman 1001
    Iceman 10012 måneder siden

    I shoot nothing like this if anything i shoot like curry, korver, miller, or allen, very fast..i dont care for this strategy at all lol

  • caleb
    caleb2 måneder siden

    7:12 when did Paul George show up?

  • Walker Shay
    Walker Shay2 måneder siden

    This man I jumping 4 feet forward

  • Walker Shay
    Walker Shay2 måneder siden

    Let’s just notice the shine on that guys head

  • Bryan Ticman
    Bryan Ticman2 måneder siden

    Joe harris are under rated

  • Xavier Villaran
    Xavier Villaran2 måneder siden

    I love practicing in that court

  • Noval Kurnia
    Noval Kurnia2 måneder siden

    thanks to this video, I now have a brick house.

  • meindel marrache
    meindel marrache2 måneder siden

    Le mec le plus nul que j’ai jamais vue au basket 😂. Après la vidéo et sympa pour les cours de shoot à ne surtout pas faire.

  • juan bannister
    juan bannister2 måneder siden


    WEZZY BABY2 måneder siden

    Can an average man beat Steph curry

  • Namo Enright
    Namo Enright2 måneder siden

    Clay is trash

  • Joseph Anistratov
    Joseph Anistratov2 måneder siden

    he cant even shoot this video should and can be way better! let me go up against him!

  • Jared_Playz
    Jared_Playz2 måneder siden

    His jumpshot makes it though!

  • geniusmin1005
    geniusmin10052 måneder siden

    The video is 20 min 20 seconds... shoutout 2020 man so inspirational

  • Cobi Games
    Cobi Games2 måneder siden

    look at that guys noseeee

  • Jotaro Kujo
    Jotaro Kujo2 måneder siden

    He really thinks sticking out his tongue will make him get better

  • Ja Ja
    Ja Ja2 måneder siden

    I can definitely shoot better than clay lol