Team Ljubljana (SLO) won the 2016 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final after defeating Hamamatsu (JPN) (21-12) in the title game in Abu Dhabi on 27-28 October. It was for the second year in a row that the UAE capital city hosted the final with the support of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council. Continue reading Ljubljana won the FIBA 3×3 World Tour in front of frenetic crowd
Two-time FIBA 3×3 World Tour winners Novi Sad Al Wahda (UAE) will meet two of their 2016 victims in the pool phase of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final, which will be held in Abu Dhabi on 27-28 October. Continue reading Who can end Novi Sad domination? See the seeding of Abu Dhabi Final!
The best 12 teams from FIBA 3×3 World Tour will gather for the second consecutive year in Abu Dhabi for the FIBA 3×3 World Tour final. The event will take place in the iconic International Tennis Centre from Zayed Sports City, on 27-28 October.
Following the Master Americas, the last of the seventh FIBA 3×3 World Tour tournaments from 2016, Chicago was the team gaining a spot in the big final as the winner of the tournament.
Chicago joined Caguas (PUR), Novi Sad Al Wahda (UAE), Ljubljana (SLO) and Saskatoon (CAN) as the five teams which qualified by winning a Masters.
The other 7 finalists earned their ticket because they finished in the Top 12 in the World Tour season standings. They are: Gdansk (POL, 6th), São Paulo DC (BRA, 7th), Piran (SLO, 8th), St Petersburg (RUS, 9th), Hamamatsu (JPN, 10th), Kranj (SLO, 11th) and Belgrade (SRB, 12th).
First day of Abu Dhabi 3×3 Challenger 2016 ended without any upsets and the favorites confirmed their resume by dominating the games. Continue reading The favorites dominate the first day of Abu Dhabi 3×3 Challenger
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
More than 200 players are ready for action on the courts installed in ADNEC, for the first tournament of the Abu Dhabi 3×3 Basketball Tour.
The FIBA Endorsed event, organized within the Abu Dhabi Sports Festival 2016 in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, will be played on Friday and Saturday starting 09 PM in each of the days.
The registered players and their friends are invited in ADNEC also on Thursday evening, starting 9PM, as the courts are opened for practice and pick-up games. The full game schedule of the event and side-events is available on the official website of the competition, www.abudhabi3x3.com
The registration was free of charge and all the players will receive an official game jersey. Four age categories are available, for both men and women – U13, U15, U18 and Open, and the best teams from each Quest will qualify for the Quest Final on 18 June.
The winner of the Quest Final will represent Abu Dhabi in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour.
The 3×3 basketball event concept it’s not only dedicated to the players. All the spectators, families and basketball friends, are invited to be part of this sport experience. DJ scratching all day long, contests for spectators, kids area and other side-events will generate a lot of fun for all the family members.
Abu Dhabi 3×3 Basketball Tour is organized by Abu Dhabi Sports Council together with UAE Basketball Association.
For the second year in a row Abu Dhabi will be the world capital of 3×3 basketball. The fifth edition of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour will start in Mexico City on 16-17 July and culminate with the World Tour Final in Abu Dhabi on 27-28 October. Continue reading Road to Abu Dhabi 2016 will start mid July in Mexico City