TOKYO/SENDAI (3x3) - The 28 year-old Catalin Vlaicu (Bucharest) was the top scorer of the 2014 the FIBA 3x3 World Tour. The number five 3x3 player in the world was a force in the paint all season. He had a total of 70 points in 9 games in Sendai.
The Romanian standout did most of his damage at the Prague Masters on 23-24 August 2014, where he scored an astonishing 46 points, including the shot that send Bucharest to the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Final in the semi-final against St Petersburg (RUS).
The 2m big man was in good form in Sendai, scoring 24 points including the winning free-throw in overtime against Manila West in the pool stage.
Vlaicu is the only player in FIBA 3x3 World Tour history together with team-mate Angel Santana to play in all three editions of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Final.
He edged out the number one 3x3 player in the world, Dusan Domovic Bulut (Novi Sad) in the scoring charts.
Top 10 Scorers at the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Final:
|1. Catalin Vlaicu (Bucharest)||70|
|2. Dusan Domovic Bulut (Novi Sad)||68|
|3. Rodrigo Del'Arco (Sao Paulo)||64|
|3. Dejan Majstorovic (Novi Sad)||64|
|5. Marcellus Sarmento (Santos)||61|
|6. Chris Reaves (Wukesong)||60|
|7. Willie Murdaugh (Saskatoon)||58|
|8. Jure Erzen (Kranj)||57|
|9. Mensud Julevic (Kranj)||52|
|10. Michael Linklater (Saskatoon)||51|
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