USA Basketball 3x3 teams combined for an outstanding year in 2019, compiling an overall record of 33-7. The USA won gold medals at at the men's FIBA 3x3 World Cup, the men's and women's FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cups and the inaugural men's and women's Pan American Games (pictured above after the men won gold to make it a USA sweep). In addition to the Pan American Games 3x3 golds, two of those golds - the men's gold medals at the FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup and FIBA World Cup - were firsts for the USA.
2019 saw the U.S. men finish 7-0 and win their first gold at the FIBA 3x3 World Cup. The gold medal team featured Canyon Barry (left), Damon Huffman (5), Kareem Maddox (9) and Robbie Hummel (right).
2019 FIBA 3x3 World Cup MVP Robbie Hummel also was named the 2019 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year.
Attack finished 8-0 and came out as the victors at the 2019 USA Basketball 3x3 U18 Men's Nationals that were held April 13-14 at the United States Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The team featured (from left to right), Nimari Burnett, Devin Askew, Dawson Garcia and Ethan Morton.
TGB, featuring (from left to right) Olivia Cochran, Madison Hayes, Treasure Hunt and Raven Johnson, finished 7-1 and won the title at the 2019 USA Basketball 3x3 U18 Women's Nationals on April 13-14 at the United States Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Ariel Slow & Steady, (from left to right) Dan Mavraides, Kareem Maddox, Robbie Hummel and Damon Huffman, captured its fourth Red Bull USA Basketball Men’s 3x3 Nationals championship in six years.
The University of Oregon team won the 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3x3 Nationals gold medal for a second straight year. The gold medalist team consisted of (from left to right) Oti Gildon, Lydia Giomi, Ruthy Hebard and Sabrina Ionescu.
The USA men’s and women’s 3x3 U18 national teams won gold with identical 7-0 records, marking the first time the same nation swept the FIBA men’s and women’s World Cup U18 titles.
The USA men finished 7-0 at the FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, to win the first U.S. men’s 3x3 U18 title. The team included (from left to right) Ethan Morton, Dawson Garcia, Devin Askew and Nimari Burnett.
Dawson Garcia, who averaged 7.4 points per game in the USA’s seven wins, was named MVP at the 2019 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup.
Six-foot-3 Nimari Burnett won silver in the dunk contest at the 2019 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup.
Including (from left to right) Madison Hayes, Hailey Van Lith, Rickea Jackson and Olivia Cochran, the USA women won gold with a 7-0 record at the 2019 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Hailey Van Lith was named MVP of the 2019 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup.
Rickea Jackson was one of three members of the 2019 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup All-Tournament Team
The U.S. men captured gold at the inaugural 3x3 competition at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, featuring (from left to right) Kareem Maddox, Dominique Jones, Sheldon Jeter and Jon Octeus.
(From left to right) Ruthy Hebard, Christyn Williams, Olivia Nelson-Ododa and Sabrina Ionescu teamed up in 2019 to lead the USA to gold in the inaugural 3x3 basketball competition at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.
At the inaugural World Beach Games that were played Oct. 13-16 in Doha, Qatar, the USA was represented by two WNBA players, a collegian and one high school athlete, including Napheesa Collier (left, Minnesota Lynx), Ruthy Hebard (No. 13, University of Oregon), Jackie Young (No. 5, Las Vegas Aces) and Paige Bueckers (seated, Hopkins H.S., Minn.).
At the 2019 FIBA 3x3 U23 World Cup that was played Oct. 2-6 in Lanzhou, China, the USA was represented by (from left to right) Mark Shehady (Point Park University), Ronald Farrow (Point Park University), David Payne (Clevelan State University) and Juwan Willis (Point Park University).
In November of 2019, the USA Basketball 3x3 Women's National Team qualified for the FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament, which has been postponed. The USA women's team, comprised of WNBA players (clockwise from top left) Napheesa Collier, Stefanie Dolson, Allisha Gray and Kelsey Plum, will compete for one of three Olympic berths when the tournament is rescheduled.
In November of 2019, USA Basketball's 3x3 Men's National Team qualified for the FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament, which has been postponed. The USA men's team, comprised of (from left to right) Kareem Maddox, Canyon Barry, Robbie Hummel and Damon Huffman, will compete for one of three Olympic berths when the tournament is rescheduled.
USA Basketball 3x3 Success in 2019
Action Photos: 2019 USA Women's 3x3 National Championship