Just one day after their leader Dusan Domovic Bulut received the World’s #1 player trophy at the FIBA 3x3 Awards, Novi Sad Al Wahda continued their domination of the 3x3 basketball scene. For the second consecutive year, the team won both the FIBA 3x3 World Tour and the FIBA 3x3 All Stars over the same season.
It was the third straight year Saskatoon lose against Novi Sad Al Wahda at a top 3x3 event. O’Neil Gordon scored 5 points in the final and dunking machine Michael Lieffers contributed 4.
The FIBA 3x3 All Stars brings together all the number ones in the 3x3 Individual World Ranking from all around the world.
The number one player in Europe, in the Americas, in the host country (Qatar), in the rest of the world together with the number one (winners) at the FIBA 3x3 World Tour and the number one (winners) at the FISU 3x3 World University League were brought together for the third edition of the FIBA 3x3 All Stars, which jammed the Al Gharafa Sports Complex, an outdoors venue which can host over 2,000 spectators.
In the individual competitions, Team Americas (Justin ‘Jus Fly’ Darlington (CAN) and Porter ‘What’s Gravity!?’ Maberry (USA)) defeated Team Europe (Kristaps Dargais (LAT) and Rafal ‘Lipek’ Lipinski (POL)) in the QBF Dunk Contest. Local favourite Boney Watson (Doha) was on fire from outside the arc and won the QBF Shoot-Out Contest.
Final Standings of the 2015 FIBA 3x3 All Stars:
- Novi Sad Al Wahda (UAE)
- Saskatoon (CAN)
- Ljubljana (SLO)
- Doha (QAT)
- Tokyo (JPN)