Vienna, Ub Huishan NE dominate Day 1 of FIBA 3x3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Final
ABU DHABI (UAE) - Ub Huishan NE (SRB) and Vienna (AUT) were all gas no breaks on Day 1 of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Final 2022.
4-time 3x3 World Tour Masters 2022 winners Ub Huishan NE (SRB) had a perfect start at the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Final with a 2-0 record as they dominated Princeton (USA) and Ulaanbaatar MMC Energy (MGL) led by the MVP of the World Tour Strahinja Stojacic, who finished the day with 14 points.
In a win-or-go-home situation, Delgernyam Davaasambuu scored a Maurice Lacroix buzzer-beater from the free-throw line to qualify the Mongolians to the quarter-finals.
"The Bull" sends Ulaanbaatar 🇲🇳 to the #3x3WTAbuDhabi quarter-finals on a @Maurice_Lacroix buzzer beater#3x3WT pic.twitter.com/yb6lmP6jv2— FIBA3x3 (@FIBA3x3) December 10, 2022
In Pool B, the shock was the elimination of the World Tour 2021 winners Liman, as they lost both games against new kids on the block Omaha 3Ball (21-13) and World Tour Paris winners Vienna (21-15). Stefan Stojacic aka "Mr.Robot" was a cheat code once again and finished Day 1 with 21 points and as #1 in P-Val (23.0)
Speaking of upsets, Lausanne Sport sent Hong Kong Masters winners Sakiai Gulbele home after defeating them 21-9 as they needed to win by 11 points. Antwerp, who lost to Sakiai on a Maurice Lacroix Buzzer Beater, advanced as first in Pool C.
Last but not least, Amsterdam HiPro finished first in Pool D defeating Riga and Utrecht, who was eliminated.
Stefan Stojacic was locked-in on Day 1 of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Final. He finished the day with 21 points and as #1 in P-Val (23.0) as he guided Vienna to the top of Pool B and eliminated his former team.
Stefan Stojacic finished Day 1 with 21 points and as #1 in P-Val (23.0)
Regular season MVP Strahinja Stojacic was the player to watch with 19 highlights.
Nauris Miezis dropped dimes like it was payday and finished with 6 key assists.
Agnis Cavars dominated the paint with 16 rebounds.
Ub Huishan NE -Lausanne Sport
Amsterdam HiPro - Omaha 3Ball
Vienna - Riga
Antwerp - Ulaanbaatar MMC Energy
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