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Poll: Favorite Aspect Of 3x3 Basketball

  • Date:
    Apr 27, 2015

With the men's and women's 3x3 U18 National Tournaments set to take place May 1-3 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, it's time to re-acquaint people with 3x3 basketball.

Click here for information about the growth of 3x3 on a global level, including tournament information and how anyone can get in the game. 

There are several aspects of the 3x3 game that are very different from traditional 5x5 full-court basketball. Check out the poll on the right side of this page to tell us your favorite part of the game. Feel free to tell us more in the comments section below about what you like about 3x3.

• VIDEO: 2013-14 U18 3x3 National Tournament Highlights

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5 Things About 3x3

What's Your Favorite Part of 3x3 Basketball?

What's Your Favorite Part of 3x3 Basketball?

The 12-second shot clock
9%
10-minute time limit or first team to score 21 wins
9%
2 free throws after 7th team foul; 2 free throws and possession after 10th team foul
0%
More playing time with only 4 players per team
9%
Non-stop play after made basket; no checking the ball
39%
Opportunity for anyone to represent USA at international competitions
35%

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