Historic qualification for Germany men in Constanta Qualifier. Spain, with the double, and Romania also earned the trip to Debrecen

Historic qualification for Germany men in Constanta Qualifier. Spain, with the double, and Romania also earned the trip to Debrecen

Germany got their first ever ticket to FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup in seniors competitions after a historic tournament, upsetting powerhouses Slovenia and Spain in their way to the top spot of Constanta Qualifier men’s division. Led by the explosive guard Heinrich Niklas Geske and with a stifling team defense, Germany managed to win both games in the main pool round in similar low scoring fashion, 12-10 against Slovenia and 13-11 against Spain. That led to a win or go home last game between Spain and Slovenia, and boy what a…

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Beach life at FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup Romania Qualifier 2019

Beach life at FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup Romania Qualifier 2019

A total of 20 teams are fighting for 4 tickets to the FIBA 3×3 Europe when they meet on Mamaia Beach in Constanta, Romania on June 29-30, 2019. The place where even Mike Tyson came down from his yacht to party – the famous Mamaia Beach – will be the host of one of the three FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup Qualifiers this week-end. Both Romanian national teams will feature in the event and the local fans are hoping to end in style a full day at the beach, by cheering…

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15 tournaments in season number 15: Sport Arena Streetball will travel in 11 Romanian cities, from May to October

15 tournaments in season number 15: Sport Arena Streetball will travel in 11 Romanian cities, from May to October

Friends, fun, music, good vibes, prizes and of course a lot of basketball. 3×3 basketball. The new Sport Arena Streetball season starts this week-end 10-12 May in ParkLake Shopping Center with Superbet 3×3 Challenge. CHECK FULL SCHEDULE HERE! Three cities will be for the first time part of the 3×3 national tour organized by Sport Arena Streetball, Drobeta Turnu Severin, Satu Mare and Sibiu, while already traditional destinations are still included: Constanta, Iasi, Ploiesti or Timisoara. The Superbet Tour Final will take place in Constanta, August 17-18, and the winning…

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Sport Arena Streetball 2018 season in review

Sport Arena Streetball 2018 season in review

FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup brought 3×3 basketball in a new era and highlighted an engaging year The dream court, as many called it when the picture became viral on social media, will probably remain in the memory of all 3×3 basketball lovers and there is for sure one of the highlights of the season for Sport Arena Streetball. Using 3D mapping technology during the FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup, that was hosted for a record third time in Bucharest, Sport Arena Streetball created a magic atmosphere. FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup, organized…

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A Romanian gal steers France towards the European title

A Romanian gal steers France towards the European title

The FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup has turned The Metropolitan Circus of Bucharest into a spectacular basketball arena for three days. Ana Maria Filip, a Romanian-born basketball player, who plays for France, was the star of the 2018 FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup which ended on Sunday evening in Bucharest. Ana led France to the European title and was nominated in the All-Tournament Team. On the men’s side, four-times world champion Serbia broke the curse in the European competition and won its first-ever title in four appearances. Nearly 2,000 spectators attended Sunday’s…

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Latvia is coming to Bucharest with a complete team to defend their trophy. “ They weren’t seeing us as a big team. Things have changed.”

Latvia is coming to Bucharest with a complete team to defend their trophy. “ They weren’t seeing us as a big team. Things have changed.”

Kārlis Lasmanis, Nauris Miezis, Agnis Čavars and Edgars Krumins come to Bucharest in the same formula they wrote history last year ,on the 9th July, at Amsterdam, winning the European title at 3×3 basketball for Latvia, after a fired up final against Slovenia, score 16-13.   The Serbian Bulut and Majstorovic stars have a well-defined mission: to protect their trophy- fact that teams like Romania and Slovenia weren’t able to do in the short history of the competition. The Baltics, managed to win against the World and European Champions at…

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Belgium aims for another podium finish in the women’s tournament, after winning the bronze medal on its debut, back in 2014

Belgium aims for another podium finish in the women’s tournament, after winning the bronze medal on its debut, back in 2014

Belgium returns to the European Championships in the women’s competition after a two-year absence. Bronze medalists in 2014, at the first appearance of the FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup on the calendar, Belgium is the least competitive team that will be showing up in Romania, according to the participating nations’ positions in the FIBA Federation Ranking (# 41). Belgium comes with a well-balanced team, both in terms of the age of the athletes and height. Fannie Vandesteene is the Belgian player with the most points in the World Rankings – a…

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The Qualifier’s Top Scorer and a quite petite playmaker to propel Belarus at its first FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup showing

The Qualifier’s Top Scorer and a quite petite playmaker to propel Belarus at its first FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup showing

FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup marks an absolute debut for Belarus’ women’s national team at this international level. Having failed to qualify for all the six previous World Championships, as well as for the three previous Europe Cups, the Belarusians come to Bucharest after a third place at FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup Qualifier, France, 2018. Ranked 27th in the FIBA Federation Ranking for Women, Belarus is all but a convenient outsider. Anastasiya Sushchyk, a 1,60 m playmaker, is one of the players to watch in Bucharest. The shortest basketball player on…

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Injury-hit Bosnia&Herzegovina is faced with a fiery debut at FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup

Injury-hit Bosnia&Herzegovina is faced with a fiery debut at FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s men will participate for the first time at the FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup. Sitting 25th in the FIBA Ranking – Men, Bosnia and Herzegovina completes the strongest group in the competition scheduled to take place at the Bucharest Metropolitan Circus,  September 14-16th. Group A is the only one of the four on the field featuring three nations ranked inside the Top 25 FIBA Federation Ranking. Based on the bone-structure of the powerful team Vitez – a Top 15 team in the World Ranking at the beginning of…

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Mukubu Bosses Belgium: they bring an U18 World Champion to Bucharest

Mukubu Bosses Belgium: they bring an U18 World Champion to Bucharest

Belgium competes for the second time at the FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup, lining up at the start as an outsider capable of overturning hierarchies, given their unlikely victory at the U18 World Championship last year. Belgian players make sporadic appearances on the 3×3 tour and only one athlete scores in the Top 200 Individual World Ranking, but at the U23 level. In a team where experience rules, the team leader is veteran Wen Boss Mukubu, a Belgian player of Congolese origin, who played a decisive part in his national team’s…

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