What is 3x3?

Having originated in the streets of the USA, 3x3 is a fast paced and shortened variant of the traditional basketball. 3x3 has not only become a cultural phenomenon but is now also an Olympic sport. 

Although it has many similarities to the traditional game of basketball there are some variations: 

3x3 Basics

  • 1 half court
  • 1 ring 
  • 2 teams of 3 ( +1 sub)
  • 10 minute game
  • 12 second shot clock 
  • Inside the arc +1 point 
  • Outside the arc +2 points