3×3 Basketball has exploded within the USA basketball scene with US Basket & FIBA having a multitude of qualifying tournaments. These tournaments give any hoops trio the possibility of representing the USA in the 2020 Olympics as the Men’s or Women’s 3×3 Team. This weekend Redbull teamed up with US Basket for a unique take on the qualifier in Raleigh, NC. This version was a culmination of 3x basketball, entertainment and of course, complimentary Redbull. Midday Personality of ATL’s Hot 107.9, Reec Swiney, provided a very unique take on color commentary for the women’s and men’s games. DJ Nevy of NC coordinated the music for the day. After a very competitive day of hoops the Women’s Division named The GW Bulldogs winner. This was there 6th tournament this year and 4th final championship. The Men’s division saw Atlanta’s own 3x traveling team “Shooters Gone Shoot” take on a local NC 3x powerhouse “Nomad Hoops” in an extremely intense championship battle. In the end the “trophy” stayed home in NC fo this tournament as Nomad hoops prevailed.
Photos Courtesy of: Tasha Swanson (@_YoungTash)