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Scott Wood, NCSU’s all-time leader in 3s, gives us his take on Warriors shooters, Spain

Five questions with former NC State great Scott Wood

Scott Wood, who helped N.C. State reach the NCAA tournament in 2012 and ‘13, is back in Raleigh for part of the summer after several seasons in Europe. Always a favorite of the local media for his honesty, Wood recently sat down with the N&O’s Joe
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Scott Wood, who helped N.C. State reach the NCAA tournament in 2012 and ‘13, is back in Raleigh for part of the summer after several seasons in Europe. Always a favorite of the local media for his honesty, Wood recently sat down with the N&O’s Joe

The level of basketball doesn’t matter, neither does the continent, Scott Wood makes 3-pointers. That’s what he does.

In his first professional season in the United States, Wood made 166 3s for the Santa Cruz Warriors in the NBA D-League and won the league’s 3-point contest during its all-star break.

Wood, N.C. State’s all-time leader in 3-pointers, spent his first three years out of college with Murcia in the ACB league in Spain and made 40.3 percent (242 of 600) of his 3s.

The 6-6 wing from Marion, Ind. averaged 3.3 3-pointers per game for the Warriors this season, third-best in the D-League, and 14.0 points per game.

Wood, who helped N.C. State reach the NCAA tournament in 2012 and ‘13, is back in Raleigh for part of the summer. Always a favorite of the local media for his honesty, Wood recently sat down with the N&O’s Joe Giglio for five questions.

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