GUANGZHOU (2016 FIBA 3x3 World Championships) - Six teams finished undefeated on the inaugural day at the 2016 FIBA 3x3 World Championships in Guangzhou, China on 11 October. Myke Henry (USA’s men) and Alessandra Visconti (Italy’s women) were outstanding and we already got a rematch of the 2014 Final. Here's our wrap-up.
More 2-0 perfect records: Japan, USA (men); Argentina, Hungary, USA (women)
Game of the Day: Serbia – Qatar (21-16) In a much-anticipated rematch of the 2014 final, Serbia caught fire from behind the arc, scoring a total of 6 two-pointers. Bulut (4 pts) took a back-seat to sharpshooter Dejan Majstorovic (6 pts) and big man Marko Savic (9 pts). It was a statement game for the number one seed against their bitter rivals, whose only bright spot was 20-year-old prodigy Abdulrahman Saad (9 pts)
Head-to-head schedule for final: Fodor vs Hsi-Yeh Liu and Agnew vs Theodorean
Day 2: 2.20-10.00pm on youtube.com/FIBA3x3 including the debuts of men’s European Champs Slovenia and 2012 silver medallists, France’s women.