FIBA 3x3 World Tour Final - Team Preview: Ljubljana (SLO)
9 Oct 2015
ABU DHABI (2015 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Final) - The 2015 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Final will be staged in Abu Dhabi on 15-16 October 2015 and we look at the 12 participating teams. We continue our preview with Ljubljana (SLO).
Seed: #2 Qualified: Finishing 2nd at the Beijing Masters Previous World Tour Final appearances: 2013 FIBA 3x3 World Tour winners
- Jasmin 'Jaske’ Hercegovac (SLO): 38 years old; 1.90m; World Rank: 5
- Ales 'Dedi' Kunc (SLO): 42 years old; 2.07m; World Rank: 7
- Tomo 'Cajo' Čajić (SLO): 30 years old; 2.00m: World Rank: 6
- Blaz 'Birdman' Cresnar (SLO): 29 years old; 2.16m; World Rank 8.
Ljubljana won both the FIBA 3x3 World Tour and the FIBA 3x3 All Stars in 2013, twice beating Novi Sad Al Wahda in the title game.
Birdman was the number one 3x3 player in the world from December 2013 to June 2014.
Birdman is the tallest player at the event (2,16m) and Ljubljana the tallest team in general.
Hercegovac ranks 3rd in scoring at the World Tour so far this season (70 pts in 3 Masters).