Kranj (SLO) Team Preview: FIBA 3x3 World Tour Bloomage Beijing Final

13 Oct 2017

BEIJING (FIBA 3x3 World Tour) - The FIBA 3x3 World Tour Final 2017 will be staged in Beijing, China on October 28-29 and we look at the 12 participating teams. We continue our previews with Kranj (SLO).


Seed: #8
Qualified: Finishing 10th in the World Tour Standings
World Tour 2017 Appearances: 3 (5th in Lausanne, 8th in Debrecen and 4th in Chengdu)
World Tour 2017 Record: 5W-5L
Previous World Tour Final appearances: 4 (4th in 2013, 3rd in 2014, 2nd in 2015 & 5th in 2016)
Top Scorer: Sinisa Stemberger: 42 points (29th overall)

#3 Boris Jersin (SLO): 32 years old; 1.83m; World Rank: 29
#4 Sinisa Stemberger (CRO): 38 years old; 1.95m; World Rank: 32
#5 Mensud Julevic (SLO): 31 years old; 2.01m; World Rank: 31
#7 Jasmin Perkovic (CRO): 36 years old, 2.04m; World Rank: 33

- 4th consecutive time they qualify for the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Final (always in the Top 5)
- Julevic is part of an exclusive group of 3 players who have played in all 6 editions of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour (3 players so far including Simon Finzgar and Adin Kavgic (Piran)).
- Reached their all-time best when they finished 2nd in 2015, after a dramatic finish in the semi-finals