Novi Sad demolishes Ljubljana in Bucharest, both advance to FIBA 3×3 WT

Novi Sad demolishes Ljubljana in Bucharest, both advance to FIBA 3×3 WT

What was suppose to be another great “El Clasico” of 3×3 basketball ended in a total debacle as Team Novi Sad Al Wahda demolished Team Ljubljana, final score 21-6, in the final of Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger. Both teams qualified for FIBA 3×3 World Tour Debrecen.

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World Tour champs, to play at Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger

World Tour champs, to play at Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger

The 2015 FIBA 3×3 World Tour champions, Novi Sad Al Wahda, are among the headliners of the fifth edition of Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger that will take place in the iconic University Square, on 13 and 14 of August. The world number one ranked player, Dusan Domovic Bulut and his team are coming back in Bucharest after they won the 2013 edition and finished third in the 2012. Their arch rivals, Team Ljubljana, will join the list of World Tour teams to play in Bucharest and once again there is…

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Lipek: Dunking is not only art, is a tool to get to people

Lipek: Dunking is not only art, is a tool to get to people

Jumping straight out of Poznan, one of the oldest cities in Poland and home of 500.000 people, Rafal “Lipek” Lipinski made by himself a name in the dunking world. Crowned in all of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final dunk contests so far and owning for two years in a row the prestigious dunk contest from Quai54, France, plus multiple other contests, Rafal became one of the most successful professional dunkers in the world. Let’s meet this 24 year’s old guy who inspired a lot of people and among them…

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Team Bucharest, tough mission at FIBA 3×3 World Tour Lausanne

Team Bucharest, tough mission at FIBA 3×3 World Tour Lausanne

For the fourth year in a row Romania will have a representative in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour. Team Bucharest will face some really tough opponents during the pool phase in Lausanne Masters, teams Trbovlje (Slovenia) and Malaga (Spain). The tournament takes place on August 28-29. The Slovenians will try to defend their title in Lausanne, while Team Malaga stepped up to replace Team Yaounde as they finished second the last qualifier to Lausanne, the Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger. Team Bucharest, the winner of the Sport Arena Streetball Quest, will feature…

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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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Top class teams at Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2015

Top class teams at Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2015

Top 3×3 basketball teams from all over the world will meet on 15 and 16 of August at the fourth edition of Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger. The road to Abu Dhabi, where will take place the biggest event of the year, the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final, will pass also through Bucharest, where 16 teams from 12 countries will try to take home the crown, the 4000 USD prize and the spot in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Lausanne. From Lausanne, both finalists will qualify to FIBA 3×3 World Tour…

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Crazy finish of the Sport Arena Streetball’s 11th season

Crazy finish of the Sport Arena Streetball’s 11th season

The 11th season of the popular Romanian 3×3 basketball Quest, Sport Arena Streetball, came to an end last Sunday in dramatic fashion. Outsiders from “We Got Game” won the Open Men category and booked their tickets to Lausanne FIBA 3×3 World Tour after their overtime win against “Old School”. Victor Constantin, brother of Andrei Constantin, who played for Team Bucharest in the first FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final in Miami, was the unlikely hero, scoring the game winning two pointer in overtime. “Old School”, featuring Vasile Stefan, who reached last…

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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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FIBA 3×3 World Tour 2015 starts in less than one month

FIBA 3×3 World Tour 2015 starts in less than one month

The fourth edition of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour – FIBA 3×3’s flagship event – will start in Manila, Philippines on 1 August 2015. The Tour will end on 15-16 October, in Abu Dhabi, where the best 12 teams in the world will try to conquer the title! Tensions mounts in the world of 3×3 as the FIBA 3×3 World Tour is just one month away from a startling start in the Filipino capital. Several World Tour players already shined at the European Games and are now battling it out…

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