3BALL HISTORY

2016

 

TEAMS:

 

3BALL Premier

  • 1st Place at the 2016 USA Basketball 3x3 Chicago Regional

  • 1st Place at the 2016 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships (Colorado Springs)

  • 1st Place at the 2016 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Master – Americas (Mexico City)

  • Silver Medal* at the 2016 FIBA 3x3 World Cup (Guangzhou, China)

  • 6th Place at the 2016 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Finals (Abu Dhabi, UAE)

 

PLAYERS: Alfonzo McKinnie, Myke Henry, Stefhon Hannah, DeAndre Liggins, Terrelle Green, Lavonte Douglas, and Jeremiah Wilson

 

3BALL Select

  • 5th Place at the 2016 USA Basketball 3x3 Chicago Regional

  • 4th Place at the 2016 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships (Colorado Springs)

 

PLAYERS: Lavonte Douglas, Terrelle Green, Corbin Thomas, Mike McCall, Kelsey Barlow, and Jamee Crockett

 

*USA’s first medal ever in men’s FIBA 3x3 competition

2017

 

TEAMS:

 

3BALL Olympic Club

  • 1st Place at the 2017 Dew NBA 3X San Francisco Regional

  • 3rd Place at the 2017 Dew NBA 3X Championships (Venice Beach)

 

PLAYERS: Joe Harden, Paul Shamieh, Ari Warmerdam, Jeff Powers, Marc Axton

 

3BALL Select

  • 3rd Place at the 2017 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships (Colorado Springs)

 

PLAYERS: Zak Showalter, Aaron Thomas, Wesley Saunders, and Ferrakohn Hall

 

3BALL Premier

  • 6th Place at the 2017 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships (Colorado Springs)

 

PLAYERS: Alfonzo McKinnie, Myke Henry, Jon Octeus, and Quinton Chievous

 

3BALL Chicago

  • 10th Place at the 2017 Dew NBA 3X Chicago Regional

 

PLAYERS: Stefhon Hannah, Milton Doyle, Rashaun Stimage, and Paul McPherson

 

2018

 

EVENTS:

3BALL USA SHOWCASE  (Milpitas, CA)

August 16-18, 2018

 

  • Official FIBA 3x3 Satellite Tournament (the FIRST one on American soil)

  • Automatic Qualifier for USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships, FIBA 3x3 Edmonton Challenger, and Sina Elite League

  • $50,000 cash prize for the champions

  • Livestreamed on Twitch and Sina Sports (over 1.8 million live video views)

  • 10 elite teams from around the world competed over 3 days, including:

 

- World #1 Novi Sad of Serbia (first time competing on U.S. soil)

- Sina China (champions of the 2017 Sina Golden League)

- Princeton 3x3 (#1 in the U.S.)

- NY Harlem (#2 in the U.S.)

- Minnesota Elite (#3 in the U.S.)

 

STAR PLAYERS FEATURED:

Juan Toscano Anderson (current NBA starter: Golden State Warriors)

Dusan Bulut (#1 in the world)

Dejan Majstorovic (#8 in the world)

Tamas Ivosev (#10 in the world)

“Disco Domo” Jones (#1 in the USA)

Kareem Maddox (#3 in the USA)

Damon Huffman (#4 in the USA)

Antoinne Morgano (#7 in the USA)

Zahir Carrington (#9 in the USA)

David Seagers (#10 in the USA)

TEAMS:

 

3BALL Harlem

  • 1st Place at the 2018 FIBA 3x3 Edmonton Challenger (Alberta, Canada)

  • 4th Place at the Sina 3x3 Elite League (Beijing, China)

 

PLAYERS: Disco Domo Jones, Marcel Esonwune, David Seagers, and Antoinne Morgano

 

3BALL Minnesota

  • 2nd Place at the 2018 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships (Colorado Springs)

  • 7th Place at the 2018 FIBA 3x3 Edmonton Challenger (Alberta, Canada)

 

PLAYERS: Paris Kyles, Brensley Haywood, Joey King, Joel Armstrong, and Kurtis Koenig

 

3BALL Olympic Club

  • 8th Place at the 2018 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships (Colorado Springs)

PLAYERS: Joe Harden, Paul Shamieh, Ari Warmerdam, and Jeff Powers

 

3BALL Chicago

  • 9th Place at the 2018 FIBA 3x3 Edmonton Challenger (Alberta, Canada)

 

PLAYERS: Stefhon Hannah, Anthony Spencer, Jeremy Saffold, and Hunter Hill

 

2019

 

TEAMS:

 

3BALL Oakland

  • 1st Place at the 2019 Red Bull 3X Oakland

 

PLAYERS: Juan Toscano Anderson, Davion Berry, Rohndell Goodwin, and Hameed Ali

 

3BALL San Francisco

  • 3rd Place at the 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3x3 Nationals (Las Vegas, NV)

  • 3rd Place at the 2019 FIBA 3x3 Saskatoon Challenger (Saskatchewan, Canada)

 

PLAYERS: Henry Caruso, Josh Sharma, Frankie Ferrari, and Olin Carter

 

3BALL Harlem

  • 5th Place at the 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3x3 Nationals (Las Vegas, NV)

 

PLAYERS: Disco Domo Jones, Marcel Esonwune, David Seagers, and Antoinne Morgano

 

3BALL Minnesota

  • 1st Place at the 2019 Red Bull 3X Minneapolis

  • 1st Place at the 2019 Red Bull 3X Denver

  • 1st Place at the Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament

  • 2nd Place at the 2019 Prishtina 3x3 Satellite (Prishtina, Kosovo)

  • 2nd Place at the 2019 Detroit Pistons 3x3 Challenge (Detroit, MI)

  • 3rd Place at the 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3X North Regional (Chicago, IL)

  • 3rd Place at the 2019 Calgary 3x3 Satellite (Alberta, Canada)

  • 5th Place at the 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3X South Regional (Atlanta, GA)

  • 7th Place at the 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3x3 Nationals (Las Vegas, NV)

  • 7th Place at the 2019 Spokane Hoops 3x3 World Invitational (Spokane, WA)

  • 13th Place at the 2019 FIBA 3x3 Edmonton Challenger (Alberta, Canada)

 

PLAYERS: Paris Kyles, Brensley Haywood, Eric Coleman, Joey King, Joel Armstrong, Jamel Staten, Kurtis Koenig, Luke Settergren, Bryan Foss, Caleb Palkert, Cameron Rundles, and Travante Williams

 

3BALL Nebraska

  • 4th Place at the 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3x3 North Regional (Chicago, IL)

  • 5th Place at the 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3x3 West Regional (Venice Beach, CA)

  • 6th Place at the 2019 Red Bull 3X Chicago

 

PLAYERS: Trey Bardsley, Dylan Travis, Steffon Bradford, Klaye Rowe, Nick Billingsley

 

3BALL Select

  • 3rd Place at the 2019 Detroit Pistons 3x3 Challenge (Detroit, MI)

  • 3rd Place at the 2019 Spokane Hoops 3x3 World Invitational (Spokane, WA)

 

PLAYERS: Trey Bardsley, Henry Caruso, Calvin Hermanson, Marvin Clark, Jr.,

Zak Showalter, Ed Polite, Jr., Marvin Prochet

 

3BALL Olympic Club

  • 3rd Place at the 2019 Red Bull 3X Oakland

  • 7th Place at the 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3X West Regional (Venice Beach, CA)

  • 10th Place at the 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3X Nationals (Las Vegas, NV)

 

PLAYERS: Austin Morgan, Grant Mullins, Dom Lee, Ari Warmerdam, Joe Harden, Steve Johnson, Dave LaMore, Jeff Powers, and Tanner McEvoy

 

3BALL Golden Gate

  • 9th Place at the 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3X West Regional (Venice Beach, CA)

 

PLAYERS: Ari Warmerdam, Will Diiorio, Kyle Brucculeri, and TJ Mann

 

2020*

 

EVENTS:

3BALL NEBRASKA SHOWCASE (Lincoln, NE)

 

February 26, 2020

  • First 3x3 competition to be staged in a full-sized arena in the U.S. (Pinnacle Bank Arena)

  • Highlighted during ESPN2 live college basketball broadcast

AMERICAN 3BALLER (Omaha, NE)

August 15-16, 2020

 

  • First official FIBA 3x3 Player Tour in North America

  • One of only two FIBA-endorsed 3x3 tournaments to be staged successfully during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020

  • $6,000 in cash prizes

  • 16 elite players from the Omaha area competed over 2 days

  • Livestreamed on Twitch

 

TEAMS:

 

*3BALL teams were inactive in 2020 due to cancelation of 3x3 events during the coronavirus pandemic.