Team Denver and Team NY Harlem will be part of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final in Abu Dhabi, October 15-16, Nation Towers on Corniche Road, after getting into the final act of Mexico City Masters.
Denver were the big winners in the Mexico capital city, after Paris Kyles, the tournament MVP, gave the opponents a one-two punch from beyond the arc. Kyles sent the game into overtime with a huge two pointer to make it 19-19. Then, in the closing sequences of the game, hit the winner and the 10.000 USD money prize.
See the game winning shot:
NY Harlem came up short in their second consecutive overtime game of the day, following their semi-final upset of the 2014 FIBA 3×3 World Tour runners-up Saskatoon (CAN).
Both teams, NY Harlem and Denver, qualified for the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final, which is hosted in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on 15-16 October. There they will join Novi Sad Al Wahda (UAE), Manila North (PHI), Kranj (SLO), Kolobrzeg (POL), Doha (QAT), Ljubljana (SLO), Vilnius (LTU) and Trbovlje (SLO).
The last FIBA 3×3 World Tour Masters of the season is held in Rio de Janeiro, on September 28-29.
photo source: FIBA 3×3