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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  • OvO Jordan
    OvO JordanӨдрийн өмнө

    I think he needs a better shooting coach

  • Matthew Thibert
    Matthew Thibert2 өдрийн өмнө

    pretty liberal use of the word "star"

  • Sebastian Hut
    Sebastian Hut2 өдрийн өмнө

    How do y’all manage to find such terrible players

  • MysteriousNinja
    MysteriousNinja2 өдрийн өмнө

    Still better than me

  • K R
    K R2 өдрийн өмнө

    When joe harris talks he doesnt sound like an NBA player

  • Lil Catris
    Lil Catris2 өдрийн өмнө

    Video: <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="1220">20:20</a> minutes long Me: 😳

  • Aidan Medina
    Aidan Medina3 өдрийн өмнө

    Give that guy some glasses

  • Who even pays for winRAR?
    Who even pays for winRAR?3 өдрийн өмнө

    Me in iMessage basketball

  • Av B
    Av B3 өдрийн өмнө

    I wonder what high school he played PF for...a white guy who shoots like this is a disgrace to basketball on Earth.

  • Jeremy G
    Jeremy G4 өдрийн өмнө

    At least one of those 4 points doesn't count. (foot on the line)

  • Ivan Tham
    Ivan Tham4 өдрийн өмнө

    his shooting form has to change. it will greatly affect his shooting accuracy

  • Sean Haynes
    Sean Haynes4 өдрийн өмнө

    Dude sucks but he got 1

  • Gordon Pawinski
    Gordon Pawinski5 өдрийн өмнө

    Can we just admire the fact that he has a beautiful jumpsot

  • Rowan McShane
    Rowan McShane5 өдрийн өмнө

    Top 5 ugliest jump shots??

  • somali henriquez
    somali henriquez6 өдрийн өмнө

    *tip* stop throwing your leg when you shoot jump off both of your legs

  • andrewhasbigbrain
    andrewhasbigbrain6 өдрийн өмнө

    man i love that coach

  • Not SGB
    Not SGB6 өдрийн өмнө

    Bruh his release area is above his head. If you calculate it, of course less shots will fall because of the wasted energy. Average joe shouldve lowered his shooting positioning cuz his form is too advanced for him

  • Owen Kim
    Owen Kim7 өдрийн өмнө

    I think he jinxed himself

  • ThatNerdIsCool
    ThatNerdIsCool7 өдрийн өмнө

    Why not get someone who actually knows how to shoot already? This video was pointless.

  • Earf Quake
    Earf Quake7 өдрийн өмнө

    Joe ingles vs Joe harris

  • Wilson
    Wilson7 өдрийн өмнө

    Joe Harris is an NBA "STAR" ??

  • 30
    307 өдрийн өмнө

    Trainer looking like tyler the creator in the buffalo music video

  • Cody Gifford
    Cody Gifford8 өдрийн өмнө

    I think my dog could shoot better than Mr. Skipper here

  • Zhao Liang
    Zhao Liang8 өдрийн өмнө

    Clay is consistent and not terrible. Didn’t shoot for months, needs to get arms little stronger at that range.

  • Wout Olaerts
    Wout Olaerts8 өдрийн өмнө

    You should do “can an avarage man beat ben Simmons in a 3-pnt contest

  • Tristan Agyei
    Tristan Agyei9 өдрийн өмнө

    trained so hard - got 4

  • Tristan Agyei
    Tristan Agyei9 өдрийн өмнө

    I actually thought they were endigng the video

  • GO Gibble
    GO Gibble9 өдрийн өмнө

    i wanna see this guy vs ben simmons

  • Lui Caxio
    Lui Caxio9 өдрийн өмнө

    It's not even fair you can obviously see he doesn't even play basketball this is not an average Joe he doesn't even get picked in the YMCA teams average Joe's play ball I bet you put anyone that plays ball or played ball regularly would do way better this was just straight up for views and content but hey👍🏽

  • Bruce Wayne
    Bruce Wayne9 өдрийн өмнө

    man hit one three and his foot was on the line

  • Keeland Stelly
    Keeland Stelly10 өдрийн өмнө

    Y’all do realize it’s an nba 3 right? Most of y’all hating can’t even hit rim at nba 3. Give the guy props for actually trying. If you really play basketball you know his stroke is pretty good. Stop hating on this man.

  • Wacawaca
    Wacawaca10 өдрийн өмнө

    Holy it looks like he’s shooting so hard

  • Rexcy Santos
    Rexcy Santos10 өдрийн өмнө

    But Joe Harris isn't an NBA star. LMAO clickbait title

  • Tyler Ross
    Tyler Ross10 өдрийн өмнө

    So, how is this guy "better" than your average Joe?

  • Lanzanity 12
    Lanzanity 1211 өдрийн өмнө

    The problem is that whenever he shoots he does a slight fade which greatly affects his shot

  • Quinn Biedrycki
    Quinn Biedrycki11 өдрийн өмнө

    I could easily hit 15-20 😂

  • jgolden1309
    jgolden130911 өдрийн өмнө

    Did he honestly think he Could beat an NBA player

  • dan
    dan11 өдрийн өмнө

    pro joe vs average joe but in boxing

  • Keshav Moudgil
    Keshav Moudgil11 өдрийн өмнө

    that was painful to watch

  • Jacob Anthony Osana
    Jacob Anthony Osana11 өдрийн өмнө

    This dude reminds me of Paul Rudd

  • Diandre Miller
    Diandre Miller12 өдрийн өмнө

    He’s jumping too high and that takes his legs out of it. I shoot pretty well, and if you pay attention to any of the best shooters, they barely get off the ground when they shoot 3s. Ironically, not jumping high allows you to get more of your legs into the shot.

  • TLI 72
    TLI 7212 өдрийн өмнө

    Nice currys

  • H20 Chris 791
    H20 Chris 79112 өдрийн өмнө

    How imma start shooting after quarantine

  • Sunderam Saxena
    Sunderam Saxena12 өдрийн өмнө

    Man, you suck

  • Samir Husseini
    Samir Husseini12 өдрийн өмнө

    This is extremely frustrating to watch

  • James Crawford
    James Crawford13 өдрийн өмнө

    1. Can an average joe hit an mlb fastball? Knows it’s a fastball right down the middle and 2. Can the joe score against an nhl goalie? Breakaway of course.... give me sports content!!!

  • Peyman Ghasemi
    Peyman Ghasemi13 өдрийн өмнө

    Flightreacts shoots better than this guy lol

  • Kris
    Kris13 өдрийн өмнө

    This is an above average joe????

  • Joe Raimondi
    Joe Raimondi13 өдрийн өмнө

    They couldn’t find a guy strong enough to actually be able to get it pass the front rim???

  • andrewf0784
    andrewf078413 өдрийн өмнө

    Form and follow through isnt that bad, just need to relax body and bend knees a little more

  • Josh Stern
    Josh Stern13 өдрийн өмнө

    I couldn't stop laughing when he missed almost every shot at the actual contest

  • 魔王Maou
    魔王Maou13 өдрийн өмнө

    Sorry but i can shoot better than you :) 🤣

  • Dorito NACHO
    Dorito NACHO13 өдрийн өмнө

    do you even ball?

  • Coco Buff
    Coco Buff14 өдрийн өмнө

    shout out to Mike Bibby <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="300">5:00</a>

  • DE Films
    DE Films14 өдрийн өмнө

    Clay needs to quit kicking his feet out, he loses stability on every shot and it throws everything off

  • Austin Hereda
    Austin Hereda14 өдрийн өмнө

    You managed to shoot just about every shot short

  • Hector Mata
    Hector Mata14 өдрийн өмнө

    I wanna go against joe Harris , this looks like fun

  • Zeah Celeste
    Zeah Celeste14 өдрийн өмнө


  • Stylewarz Y
    Stylewarz Y14 өдрийн өмнө

    Some people shouldn't go for the jump shot. His coordination is totally off. He should shoot like old men in the park.

  • Bear Stein
    Bear Stein14 өдрийн өмнө

    Remember Jordan only got 6 points. Try him out Nets, he may have that Jordan factor.

  • Tyler Li
    Tyler Li15 өдрийн өмнө

    New challenge: Clay: Tries to beat Joe completing the entire 5 racks Joe: Only has one rack to beat Clay

  • Tyler Li
    Tyler Li15 өдрийн өмнө

    Clay's form is decent though

  • Luke Brennan
    Luke Brennan15 өдрийн өмнө

    His shot low key looks like Kobe’s

  • Stan You
    Stan You15 өдрийн өмнө

    Had to look up who Joe Harris is

  • Blaze Escamilla
    Blaze Escamilla15 өдрийн өмнө

    Honestly I would've guessed this guys never shot a basketball before😂

  • lil_toga
    lil_toga15 өдрийн өмнө

    ugh soccer players, am i right

  • Emir Mokoginta
    Emir Mokoginta15 өдрийн өмнө

    i realized how insane steph was after watching this

  • Milo The Joker
    Milo The Joker15 өдрийн өмнө

    he made it on 33 and 30 (Larry Bird and Steph curry the best shooters of all time)

  • youthdom beats
    youthdom beats15 өдрийн өмнө

    No, he could never.

  • Kaleb Constable
    Kaleb Constable16 өдрийн өмнө

    He’s terrible put me in this and I can get 20

  • K R O W
    K R O W16 өдрийн өмнө

    ok and i the only one who didn’t expect the coaches deep voice 😂

  • Marty Jacqz
    Marty Jacqz16 өдрийн өмнө

    This guy should never touch a ball again how can you make one shot

  • Anooradha Chandrashaker
    Anooradha Chandrashaker16 өдрийн өмнө


  • Faisal Khawaja
    Faisal Khawaja16 өдрийн өмнө

    That was the most painful thing I have watched in a long time. No offense.😂

  • Luca Sanders
    Luca Sanders16 өдрийн өмнө

    i guess his hs team wasn't very good

  • Sam Bourne
    Sam Bourne16 өдрийн өмнө

    Man that form was gross

  • Devn
    Devn16 өдрийн өмнө

    this shouldve been called "Can man who has never picked up a ball in his life beat Joe Harris in a 3 point contest?" I could atleast get 15 points and i am an "average" basketball player. like at least make 10/30.

  • Tyler Wilson
    Tyler Wilson17 өдрийн өмнө

    I'm sorry but hitting a nba 3 isnt that hard😂🤷‍♂️

  • Carter Simon
    Carter Simon17 өдрийн өмнө

    SO BAD

  • That’s aj
    That’s aj17 өдрийн өмнө

    he just disrespected basketball in general