The 3×3 World Cup 2018 will be held in Manila, Philippines. The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) will organize the fifth edition of the most prestigious 3×3 national team competition.

FIBAA3x3The country has been a pioneer in the development of 3×3, hosting two stages of the professional season – the FIBA 3×3 World Tour – in 2014 and 2015 and bringing stars like and to the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final.

“We are very proud and honored to be hosting the FIBA 3×3 World Cup next year,” SBP Executive Director said.

“Our two previous experiences hosting FIBA 3×3 events have been a success and 3×3 has become a centerpiece of our development program.”

All games at the FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2018 will be played on the same court with 20 men’s and 20 women’s teams competing in a team event and in three individual contests (men’s dunk contest including professional dunkers, women’s skills contest and mixed shoot-out contest).

“We are delighted to bring the FIBA 3×3 World Cup to the Philippines,” FIBA 3×3 Managing Director Alex Sanchez said.

“We are positive SBP and the passionate Filipino fans will make it an unbelievable experience for the best 3×3 players in the world and everyone watching on all platforms.”

The selection of teams for the tournament is based on the FIBA 3×3 Federation Ranking at the cut-off date of November 1 2017. The Ranking includes sport and development criteria, allowing both the strongest teams on the field as well as the most active countries to participate in the event, which fulfills a key aim of 3×3 – diversity. At least 30 different countries and territories will be represented at the event.

Serbia’s men and Czech Republic’s women are the reigning FIBA 3×3 World Champions following their success at the FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2016 in Guangzhou, China. The 2017 edition of the FIBA 3×3 World Cup will be staged in Nantes, France on June 17-21.

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The FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2018 will be held in Manila, Philippines. The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) will organize the fifth edition of the most prestigious 3x3 national team competition. The country has been a pioneer in the development of 3x3, hosting two stages of the professional season –...
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