NBA3X: The Future of 3-on-3 Basketball Tournaments (Kobe/Obama)
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So who wants to guard Obama?
If you were in your teens or older in the 90s you probably played in a Hoop It Up Tournament. You also probably watched White Men Can’t Jump to get hyped up for it.
If you were in your teens in the last decade then you probably more familiar with the Nike 3-on-3 Event or Gus Macker Tournaments.
With 3-on-3 basketball interest at an all-time high, especially at the International level where 3-on-3 is being pushed to become an Olympic sport, the future of the sport might be the NBA’s new league called NBA3X.
I still would like to see the NBA drop a few Allstar weekend events and add 3 on 3 (better yet 1 on 1 but that’s not happening). Who wouldn’t want to watch Durant, Westbrook, Harden (Ibaka on bench) take on the best three on any other team – yeah I’m talking about LeBron, Wade & Bosh. I’m assuming Kobe would rather have Bynum & Gasol then Matt Barnes (video below)
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The NBA’s marquee global grassroots platform centered around a competitive 3×3 format while also celebrating authentic NBA experiences and popular culture.
- Registration in open for men’s division 18 years and older
- Team Registration is $40 per team and includes reversible 3X Jersey
- All teams are guaranteed a minimum of two games
- Official Referee at every game
WHO CAN PLAY?
As long as you are 18 or over you can play.
WHEN IS IT?
The NBA3X 3-on-3 games will take place on Sunday’s during the NBA Nation tour stops between April 29th – July 15th, 2012! Go to the NBA3X Facebook app for more information.
Hou International Festival
April 29, 2012
Cinco de Mayo Festival
May 6, 2012
- Los Angeles
May 13, 2012
- San Francisco
San Francisco Carnval
May 27, 2012
Taste of Charlotte
June 10, 2012
- New York City
South Street Seaport
June 17, 2012
- Washington DC
Safeway BBQ Battle
June 24, 2012
Taste of Philadelphia
July 15, 2012