3x3 is simple and flexible enough to be played anywhere by anybody. All you need is a hoop, a half-court and six players. Events can be staged outdoor and indoor in iconic locations to bring basketball directly to the people.
The rules are very simple and is designed to make it a fast, spectacular and an exciting game. The non-stop music brings an authentic urban atmosphere, which attracts a new young audience to the sport.
3x3 is an opportunity for new players, organisers and countries to go from the streets to the World Stage. The stars of the game play in a professional tour and some of the most prestigious multi-sports events. On June 9, 2017, 3x3 was added to the Olympic Program, starting from the Tokyo 2020 Games.
3×3 is not only FIBA’s second official discipline, but was also implemented at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games; it will also be implemented at the 2024 Paris Olympics.