3 on 3 Basketball Workshop Held Today

A 3 on 3 basketball workshop held by FIBA in Ankara Sport Hall today.

Kevin Bovet, Wolfram Klug, Alex Sanchez, Laura Hoyle and Robert Reiblinger from FIBA, General Secretary of Turkish Basketball Federation Ali Özsoy, External Relations Officer of Turkish Basketball Federation Emir Turam, Tournament Director Cem Şencan from Turkish Basketball Federation, CEO of USA Basketball Jim Tooley, Essar Gabriel from the International Olympic Committee and representatives from other countries basketball Federations participated in the workshop.

FIBA ​​Official Kevin Bovet mentioned about the importance of 3 on 3.Essar Gabriel mentioned about the advantage of 3 on 3 compared to 5 on 5. Jim Tooley, CEO of USA Basketball also thinks that the dissemination of 3 on 3 of basketball is positive.

After the session of question and answer Turkish Basketball Federation external relations officer Emin Turan shared his opinions.When we chose countries for the World Childrens Games, we tried to invite different countries.

In addition, even weak teams can find the chance to compete in the half court and they can show higher performance. Also, they don't have to handle with stress and pressure in this competition. The meeting continued after the break.




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