Rafal ‘Lipek’ Lipinski (POL), 3-time FIBA 3×3 World Tour Dunk Champ and Jordan ‘Mission Impossible’ Kilganon (CAN), a true social media superstar will feature at the dunk contest of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final in Abu Dhabi on 16 October.
Lipek has been dominant on the dunk scene in the last couple of years, winning the contest at the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final in all 3 editions (Miami in 2012, Istanbul in 2013 and Tokyo in 2014).
Jordan Kilganon gained some attention on the social media after posting videos of some of the most creative dunks ever, starting with the scorpion dunk. This season he made the transition from mixtape dunker to contest dunker and stunned the Chinese audience at the Beijing Masters dunk contest.
Lipek defeated Kilganon at the FIBA 3×3 All Stars Dunk Contest on 12 December last year and again at the Quai 54 Dunk Contest in June this season. The Canadian dunker showed Lipek was no longer invincible this summer at the Sprite Kings of Air after jumping over a car, something he would repeat a few weeks later at the FIBA 3×3 U18 European Championships Qualifier in Riccione, Italy.
The 2015 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final Dunk Contest will be LIVE on Abu Dhabi Sports Channels and livestreamed on youtube.com/FIBA3x3 on 16 October and start at 22.00 local time (GMT+4).