FIBA 3x3 World Tour finishes in style with two more events in 2020
MIES (Switzerland) - The FIBA 3x3 World Tour - the number one event of the FIBA 3x3 professional circuit - is back for 1 Masters in Doha, Qatar on November 20-21 and the Final in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on December 18-19, 2020.*
Fourteen teams qualified for the Doha Masters, after winning a qualifying tournament, based on the FIBA 3x3 Team Ranking (taking into account their performance at the first 3 Masters of the season) or as hosts.
The top 12 teams in the FIBA 3x3 World Tour standings after the Doha Masters will make it to the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Jeddah Final.
Following the success of the first 3 Masters in Debrecen, Hungary, all the health and safety measures requested by local and national authorities and the Guidelines for the Return to Basketball, developed by the FIBA Medical Advisory Group (MAG) will once again be implemented.
The decision concerning the venue and the presence of fans will be taken at a later stage and in accordance to the rules and regulations set by the respective official authorities.
Exciting, urban and innovative, 3x3 is inspired by several forms of streetball played worldwide and is considered the world’s number one urban team sport. Steered by FIBA, games see two teams of three players face off on a basketball half-court.
It was played successfully for the first time in international competition at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore and since then has benefited from the launch of a yearly city-based FIBA 3x3 World Tour and national-team FIBA 3x3 World & Continental Cups.
On 9 June 2017, 3x3 was added to the Olympic Program, starting from the Tokyo Games.
Wilson is the Global Ball and Apparel Partner and Tissot the Official Timekeeper of FIBA 3x3.
FIBA 3x3 events are played on Enlio floors with Wilson balls, Schelde backstops, and the Magic Sky canopy system.
*The Final was originally scheduled on December 11-12.