Top teams to select FIBA 3x3 World Tour Masters in unique draft

30 Mar 2017

MIES (FIBA 3x3 World Tour 2017) - The best 8 teams in the FIBA 3x3 Team Ranking get a chance to pick where they will play some of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour 2017 Masters during a live draft, which will be held on Friday 31 March at 12:00 CET (GMT+2).

For the first time in World Tour history, the top 8 ranked teams of the previous season (also known as the hard-seeded teams) qualify directly to a certain number of World Tour Masters.

FIBA 3x3 Team Ranking*

1. Novi Sad (SRB)**
2. Ljubljana (SLO)
3. Piran (SLO)
4. Saskatoon (CAN)
5. Krakow R8 Basket (POL)***
6. Kranj (SLO)
7. Hamamatsu (JPN)
8. Zemun (SRB)

*Ranking calculated by adding up the FIBA 3x3 Individual World Ranking points of the top three players of each World Tour team at the cut-off date of 1 November 2016
** formerly known as Novi Sad Al Wahda (UAE)
***formerly known as Gdansk (POL)

The hard-seeded teams will be allocated in pairs to Masters in this order:

In other words,

The draft will be conducted live on @FIBA3x3's social media channels.