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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Star loaded FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup qualifier in Romania, in the most exquisite tourist destination

Star loaded FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup qualifier in Romania, in the most exquisite tourist destination

Men’s world champions, Serbia. Women’s world silver medalists Russia. Two of the most amazing dunkers in the world, Guy Dupuy and Jonathan Clark. Plus plenty to cheer for the local fans, as both Romanian NT will be part of the tournament. These are the main ingredients for what will most probably be an unforgettable 3×3 basketball weekend at Mamaia Beach, the most exquisite tourist summer destination in Romania, located in the city of Constanta. Freshly crowned kings of the world for a whooping fourth time, the Serbians from Novi Sad…

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Big Bas’ squad beats the drum at Bucharest Challenger

Big Bas’ squad beats the drum at Bucharest Challenger

The Netherlands will be represented for the first time at the 2016 edition of the Bucharest Challenger, just like Greece. Holland has barely finished celebrating the fantastic performance acquired by its own players at the mid- June 3×3 Basketball World Championship in France. Having never achieved significant results at any 5×5 basketball major tournaments, but with a keen desire to perform well in team-sports outside the football field, the Netherlands has crafted a national strategy. The Federation started to invest heavily in 2007 in several projects dedicated to children and…

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Sent by the Gods of Athens: Don Poly makes its Challenger debut in Bucharest

Sent by the Gods of Athens: Don Poly makes its Challenger debut in Bucharest

Greece sends a team to Bucharest Challenger for the first time. From the City of Gods right to “Kilometer Zero” of the Romanian Capital, here come three Greeks and one Serbian guy! Petros Melissaratos, Nikos Tsiokos and Thanasis Chanias-Pantazis, ranked 5th, 6th and 7th among Greek 3×3 players, competed all four tournaments in 2017 alongside Serbia’s Alexander Stevovic, who’s got a 5×5 pro basketball contract in Greece. Don Poly arrives in Bucharest after a first World Tour appearance in Prague (12th place) and three podium finishes in as many tournaments…

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Bucharest Littles, the new kids on the block trying to make a name for themselves against giants at Bucharest Challenger

Bucharest Littles, the new kids on the block trying to make a name for themselves against giants at Bucharest Challenger

Bucharest Littles, the team that won the U23 category at the first European 3×3 basketball league (3×3 Veranda League by Fitbit), is testing the ground and trying to measure up to the “top guns” at Bucharest Challenger. Still working on making the full transition between junior and Open senior competitions, the former Romanian 3×3 junior national team players are hungry for results and experience. Alexandru Coconea, the Mainea twins (Ștefan-Daniel and Cristian) and Luca Paraschiv team up in an unusual formula, before joining their  5×5 League teams for the new…

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Sport Arena Streetball 2017 – Tournaments schedule

Sport Arena Streetball 2017 – Tournaments schedule

Sport Arena Streetball 2017 will feature a total of 10 tournaments, while for the sixth year in a row we will organize the already well known Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger, the international tournament and FIBA 3×3 World Tour Lausanne qualifier, that will be played in the same iconic University Square from Bucharest. Registrations are opened to all the teams, via 3x3planet.com. The already organized Nike 3×3 Challenge and the first seven tournament of the year are also qualifiers for the Tour Final, held in Bucharest, 18-20 august, which further on,…

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Pristina, the big story of the first day at Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger

Pristina, the big story of the first day at Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger

Che Bar Pristina was, without any doubt, the big story of the first at Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger, the FIBA 3×3 World Tour qualifier that takes place in the Romanian capital city. The Kosovo team won both games of the Pool B, scoring an almost perfect 43 points in total. With two players returning from the team that last year didn’t recorded any win in Bucharest, Fisnik Juniku and Fikret Shatri and with two new additions, Kusthrim Hyda and Fisnik Rugova, Che Bar rolled with ease over the opponents. Juniku…

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The way to Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2015

The way to Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2015

The fourth edition of Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger will take place on 15-16 August, in Bucharest and will reunite some of the best Romanian teams together with top teams from all over the world. A total of 16 teams will take part in the tournament. According to FIBA regulations for Challenger tournaments, at least three teams should have participated in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour the previous year. Other teams have to earn a ticket to the Challenger winning one of the qualifying events named FIBA 3×3 Satellite (can be…

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