The exciting sport of 3×3 is making waves this summer as it has officially been included as an Olympic sporting event at the Tokyo Games.
To experience 3×3 basketball yourselves, get ready for the Ontario Basketball 2021 3×3 Tournament that tips off at Athlete Institute in Mono on Saturday, August 21st.
And in case you’ve never heard of 3×3… here’s your introduction.
So, basically it’s just like regular 5-on-5 basketball… except totally different. There’s a different set of rules and strategy in play that make it a whole new ball game.
Just listen to Ontario Basketball alumnus Alex Johnson who represented Canada at the FIBA 3×3 Men’s qualifiers. OBA caught up with “Superman” Johnson soon after he returned from the qualifying event.
As for the rules of the game, here’s what you need to know;
For young player modifications and additional rules for U14 and up please visit the OBA 2021 3×3 Tournament event page.
So there you have it – now get out and hoop!