Know Your Sport - Basketball 3x3

Basketball returns to Tokyo, this time with a new spin-off tournament – 3x3 Basketball. This new streamlined game has its roots in 1980s American street sports and features only one hoop.

Basketball returns to Tokyo, this time with a new spin-off tournament – 3x3 Basketball. This new streamlined game has its roots in 1980s American street sports and features only one hoop.

3x3 basketball is played on half a regular five-a-side basketball court, with each team shooting into a single hoop.

Teams consists of four players, three players on court and one substitute. The winner is the team with the highest score at the end of the 10-minute period, or the first team to reach 21 points.

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