The U.S. dominated in its two opening games in Tokyo, where the unique, fast-paced sport is making its first appearance in the Games.
Everything you need to know about 3-on-3 basketball as it makes its Olympic debut at this summer's Tokyo Games.
Three-a-side version of sport made its Games bow with French president Emmanuel Macron and US first lady Jill Biden among the smattering of onlookers permitted into the arena
The U.S. women's basketball team is attempting to win its seventh consecutive gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games. But while the American women have dominated 5-on-5 basketball, the U.S. 3x3 women's team is also looking to make history. Chicago Sky center Stefanie Dolson, Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray and...
Jill Biden, who greeted Emmanuel Macron before the game, saw the US women's basketball team win its 3x3 opening game at the Tokyo Olympics.
Players are promising a quick, entertaining game.
TOKYO (Japan) - Dusan Bulut started his Olympics campaign with trademark flair and class to lead No.1 seed Serbia to a 22-13 victory over China in the opening day of the men's 3x3 competition. The man also known as 'Mr Bullutproof' put on a show with a game-high 11 points...
Olympics 2021: Explaining how skateboarding, surfing and the other new sports will work at the Games
Over more than a century since the Olympic games were first introduced in their modern form back in 1896, the landscape of the sporting world has been altered dramatically by the introduction and popularization of various spectator sports. And in that timeframe, the Olympics have been adjusted accordingly. This year...
This unique form of basketball uses a smaller ball on a smaller court. Here's an overview of the sport debuting at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
"Don't go to the bathroom or go for a snack. It's only 10 minutes so the game is going to be over in 15, 20 minutes, real time." That's Kara Lawson's advice to novice observers of 3x3 basketball. Lawson knows what she's talking about. She's the head coach of the...
For the first time at the Summer Olympics, basketball fans will have two disciplines to follow when a fast-paced, showy version of the traditional five-a-side game debuts in Tokyo. This new event may look familiar to anyone accustomed to hunting for pickup games on their neighborhood courts: Teams will compete in 10-minute, first-to-21-point games where flashy shooters are rewarded and play will move at breakneck speed, in part because the court is smaller. Sound fun? It’s meant to be — the introduction of three-on-three basketball is part of the never-ending effort to attract younger viewers to the Games.
TOKYO (Japan) - No.1 seed Serbia survived a fierce challenge from in-form Netherlands with a thrilling 16-15 win in a blockbuster men's clash on the opening day of 3x3 Olympics competition. The Dutch have lit up 3x3 in a breakout season to come into Tokyo as one of the fancied...
TOKYO (Japan) - The roster is set for USA women’s 3x3 team heading to Japan, welcoming back the fearless foursome that went undefeated at the FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Graz. Austria on May 26-30, 2021. Let’s take a closer look at the team going for gold, featuring 4...
TOKYO (Japan) - No.1 seed France overcame a slow start to get their Olympics campaign back on track with a 19-16 victory over Italy on day one. France rebounded from a letdown in their opener against USA with a gutsy comeback having been in a big early hole, where they trailed 7-1.
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Women's 3x3 basketball tournament TV schedule, live stream, start times, group standings
Four WNBA players will be heading to Tokyo to represent the United States in a new Olympic event, the 3x3 basketball tournament. The event was added in 2017, and will feature eight teams comprising of four players -- one substitute -- on each roster along with a coach. The U.S. team will be represented by Chicago Sky center Stefanie Dolson, Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray, Las Vegas Aces guard Kelsey Plum and Seattle Storm forward Katie Lou Samuelson, and will be coached by Duke University's Kara Lawson.
The wait for the Olympic debut of 3x3 basketball is almost over, with the first matches in the historic competition scheduled to be held here at Tokyo 2020 tomorrow. Five years after being approved as a new sport for Tokyo 2020 by the International Olympic Committee, and 11 since it made its first appearance at an IOC event, 3x3 basketball will finally grace the grandest stage of them all.
3×3 men’s basketball is making its debut this year in Tokyo at the 2021 Olympics. Eight teams will be competing from July 23-28 in this new and fun tournament. The 3×3 basketball event is making its star appearance this year for the Tokyo Olympics. This event, unlike regulation basketball, is similar to a game of pick up in the neighborhood. FIBA describes the rules as both teams having three players on the court playing to 21 points over a span of 10 minutes.