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

20 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 preview with Piran (SLO).


Seed: #5
Qualified: Winning the Chengdu Masters
World Tour 2017 Appearances: 3 (3rd in Utsunomiya, 1st in Chengdu & 4th in Mexico)
World Tour 2017 Record: 11W-3L
Previous World Tour Final appearances: 4 (4th in 2012, 6th in 2014, 4th in 2015 & 7th in 2016)
Top Scorer:  Simon Finzgar: 85 points (10th overall)

#4 Simon Finzgar (SLO): 37 years old; 1.96m; World Rank: 14
#5 Anze Srebovt (SLO): 25 years old; 1.97m; World Rank: 15
#6 Gasper Ovnik (SLO): 35 years old; 1.90m; World Rank: 19
#7 Adin Kavgic (SLO): 30 years old, 1.96m; World Rank: 16

- Won the FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup in 2016 representing Slovenia
- Finzgar is a former number one 3x3 player in the World and was named MVP of the Chengdu Masters this season.
- Simon Finzgar and Adin Kavgic are part of an exclusive group of 3 players who have played in all 6 editions of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour (Kranj star Mensud Julevic is the third one)