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.
During the span of days that the 2020 Olympics were originally scheduled, USA Basketball is taking a look back at various Olympic facts and games that happened on this day in Olympic basketball history. Join us on this journey!
Learn more about the 1936-1976 & 1988 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Teams, along with other Olympic facts from this day in history.