The first two FIBA 3×3 World Tour events of 2014 are in the books with the exciting weekend events held recently in Manila and Beijing. In Manila, fan-favorite Manila West upset Doha, Qatar’s team consisting of two of the four players who had recently won the Men’s 3×3 World Championships in Moscow in early June. Hosted indoors in the SM Megamall in Pasig City, Metro Manila, mall shoppers lined the 5 story atrium for hours to watch these exciting matches.
At Hi-Park basketball complex in western Beijing, local team Wukesong defeated a scrappy Nagoya, Japan squad to advance to the World Tour Final to be held in Tokyo/Sendai in early October. In 3×3 World Tour competition, both the winning team and runner-up qualify for the Final.
The 3×3 World Tour moves ahead with 3 consecutive weekend events in Chicago, Prague, and Lausanne, stay tuned for more great photos and announcements. Sport Court® Power Game™ is the #OfficialCourt of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour and FIBA 3×3 World Championships.