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Novi Sad Al Wahda is search of a third FIBA 3×3 World Tour title

After being hosted for two consecutive years in Abu Dhabi, FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final, the pinnacle event of the 3×3 basketball world, will move to China, in Beijing. The UAE and Abu Dhabi representatives, team Novi Sad Al Wahda, will try to win a third title, after the ones in 2014 and 2015

The 12 teams that will play the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Bloomage Beijing Final (28-29 october) have been confirmed after the last Masters of the season in Mexico City, Mexico on September 30 – October 1.

4 teams have won at least one 3×3 World Tour Masters this season, securing a direct spot in the World Tour Final, they were Liman (Debrecen and Mexico City), Ljubljana, who won the first Masters of the season in Saskatoon back in July, Novi Sad Al Wahda (Lausanne, Prague and Utsunomiya) and Piran (Chengdu).

The 12 finalists at the World Tour are the top 12 teams in the World Tour standings after the last Masters of the season.

1. Novi Sad Al Wahda (UAE)
2. Ljubljana (SLO)
3. Liman (SRB)
4. Zemun Master (SRB)
5. Piran (SLO)
6. Riga (LAT)
7. Saskatoon (CAN)
8. Belgrade (SRB)
9. Krakow R8 Basket (POL)
10. Kranj (SLO)
11. Lausanne (SUI)
12. Humpolec (CZE)

Additionally, the top 6 teams qualified for the World Tour Final will receive additional prize money for their pre-finals standing. The allocated prize money is as follows: (1) 30,000$  (2) 24,000$ (3) 20,000$ (4) 16,000$ (5) 12,000$ (6) 10,000$. Prize money reached an all-time high 600,000$ this year in the FIBA 3×3 professional season.

source: fiba.com

Abu Dhabi is the playground of 3×3 champions once again

The best 3×3 basketball players, including the world number one Dusan Domovic Bulut, will battle for a spot in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour at the Abu Dhabi 3×3 Challenger, the international tournament that will take place in ADNEC, on June 24-25. Continue reading Abu Dhabi is the playground of 3×3 champions once again

3×3 basketball, hopes for Olympic Games

FIBA President Horacio Muratore (left) and FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann met with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.

FIBA is ready to submit the proposal to IOC in due course to have 3×3 at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Abu Dhabi Sports Council and UAE Basketball Association are part of the global effort to achieve this goal, following a very active 2015 season, ended with the best 3×3 event ever, FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final.

Abu Dhabi sets benchmark for FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final

Abu Dhabi is set to host the International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) 3×3 World Tour Final in 2016 following this year’s highly successful staging of the event’s final in the UAE capital which FIBA deemed one of the best ever. Continue reading Abu Dhabi sets benchmark for FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final