The first official FIBA 3x3 event was held in 2010 at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore and on June 9, 2017, 3x3 was added to the Olympic Programme, beginning with the Tokyo 2020 Games. It will now feature at the delayed 2021 Olympics in Japan.
A year later, Birmingham will witness the quickfire thrills of the smaller format in full effect.
The flag for the sport in the UK has been carried in recent years by organisations such as BallOut, Bridport 3x3 and George Goldstone Charity 3x3.
Soon the England national teams will be joining the party. Find out more below!
‘Ball Out 3x3 in association with Basketball England’ will feature eight qualifying events across the country during summer of next year, culminating in two days of finals in London.
The UK's premier 3x3 tournament will feature added locations as excitement builds towards the three-a-side version of basketball taking centre stage at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Streetballers from across the nation will compete in the qualifying events for a shot at making the finals.