Basketball 3x3

Basketball 3x3 debuts at Pacific Games

In this version, two teams of three players aim to score in one hoop, with the first team to 21 points the winner.

In the 2017 Mini Games, Samoa and the Cook Islands took home gold in the men's and women's events respectively, however Vanuatu and New Caledonia enter as the top seeds according to regional rankings.

The format of the tournament has two pools of six teams in the men's and two pools of seven and six teams for the women's.

The top four of each pool will advance to the knockout rounds.


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Exciting development for basketball 3 x 3

The Technical Delegate for Basketball 3x3, Annie Lafleur, made the comment during a visit to the Van2017 office in Port Vila to assess the preparations towards the Mini Games.

Mrs Lafleur is the Technical Delegate for Basketball 3x3 who came to Vanuatu for four days as directed by the Federation International Basketball Association, and she is also the Development Manager of FIBA Oceania.