Organized 3x3 basketball continues to grow in the United States, and USA Basketball has already had some excellent players representing the country in international competition. Most recently, USA Basketball won gold at the 2014 Women's Youth Olympic Games in China. Led by coach Dori Oldaker (center), the team included (L-R:) De'Janae Boykin, Arike Ogunbowale, Napheesa Collier and Katie Lou Samuelson.
Cleveland State power forward Demonte Flannigan throws one down on Canada during the 2012 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Championship in Alcobendas, Spain.
University of Arizona small forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson takes flight during the 2012 FIBA 3x3 U18 Dunk Contest at the FIBA 3x3 U18 World Championship in Alcobendas, Spain.
(L-R:) Ann Strother (Connecticut), Chiney Ogwumike (Stanford), Skylar Diggins (Notre Dame) and Bria Hartley (Connecticut) enjoy a taste of gold at the 2012 FIBA 3x3 World Championship in Athens, Greece.
(L–R:) Jewell Loyd (Notre Dame), Tiffany Mitchell (South Carolina), Sara Hammond (Louisville) and Cierra Burdick (Tennessee) are congratulated by Argentina after a tough-played game.
Current Japanese Basketball League star and former Gonzaga University small forward Ira Brown drives past Egypt for a score at the 2012 FIBA 3x3 World Championship in Athens, Greece.
Future University of Connecticut small forward Katie Lou Samuelson takes aim at the rim during the 3-point shootout at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
USA Basketball Building a 3x3 Tradition
Photo Vault: Jewell Loyd