menu close twitter facebook snapchat instagram youtube article basketball gallery graph left-arrow right-arrow search star trophy video net clipboard shield-check shield-star stopwatch filter reset

USA Basketball Building a 3x3 Tradition

2014 Women's Youth Olympic Games
Photo 1 of 7

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.

USA Basketball Building a 3x3 Tradition

Demonte Flannigan
Photo 1 of 7

Cleveland State power forward Demonte Flannigan throws one down on Canada during the 2012 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Championship in Alcobendas, Spain.

USA Basketball Building a 3x3 Tradition

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
Photo 1 of 7

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.

USA Basketball Building a 3x3 Tradition

2012 FIBA 3x3 World Championship
Photo 1 of 7

(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.

USA Basketball Building a 3x3 Tradition

2014 FIBA 3x3 World Championship
Photo 1 of 7

(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.

USA Basketball Building a 3x3 Tradition

Ira Brown
Photo 1 of 7

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.

USA Basketball Building a 3x3 Tradition

Katie Lou Samuelson
Photo 1 of 7

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.

Restart Gallery

USA Basketball Building a 3x3 Tradition

Next Gallery

FIBA World Cup Gold Medal Game: USA 73, Australia 56 (9/30/18)

Related Content

The 2016 USA Basketball Women’s National Team was tested by young WNBA stars and came out on top of an 88-84 victory in Los Angeles.

  • Author:
    Frank Bonner II, Sports Capital Journalism Program, IUPUI
  • Date:
    Jun 30, 2020

The 2018 USA Basketball Women’s National Team overcame a 16-point deficit in a 74-68 win over Canada on Sept. 8, 2018 at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

USA Basketball and Red Bull hosted a panel discussion with several USA Basketball athletes on the growth of 3x3.

Coach Licensing & Organization Accreditation Login



Forgot Password?