The TBF adidas 3x3 Turkey Tour has been a big success so far
The first five legs of the TBF adidas 3x3 Turkey Tour, which is organised by the Turkish Basketball Federation with the sponsorship support of adidas has been completed.
As the tour's halfway mark is achieved, a total of 482 games have been played with the participation of 1015 players competing in 282 teams.
The TBF adidas 3x3 Turkey Tour tipped off in Bursa on 21st June, with 25 senior, 27 U18 and 22 U16 men's teams, as well as 4 senior, five U18 and seven U16 women's teams competing in the event.
The tour's second stop was Gaziantep, where 71 games were played over two days.
It continued with Istanbul and 52 teams went head-to-head at Caddebostan coast on 29th and 30th June with many spectators witnessing the showcase event.
Samsun hosted the 4th leg of the tour, simultaneously with the U20 European Championship Women 2013. This occasion happened to be spot-on, as the thrill of basketball was already high in the city and 208 players stepped to the courts.
The most recent stop was Denizli, where yet again the attendance was high and there was a lot of local attention.
Now the tour will move on to Foca, Izmir on 20th July for its sixth leg.
Following the first half of their own tour, the TBF has announced the players that will represent Turkey in 3x3 World Tour events.
Tournament: Moscow Open 2013 Date & Location: 12-13 July 2013, Moscow, Russia Team name: CBL TURKISH AIRLINES Corparate Basketball League 3x3 Tournament All Stars
Tournament: Sport Arena Bucharest Challenger 2013 Date & Location: 27-28 July 2013, Bucharest, Romania Team name: SPARTAK BOŞKOVA TBF adidas 3x3 Turkey Tour İstanbul - 3rd place
Tournament: Kiev Challenger 2013 Date & Location: 4 August 2013, Kiev, Ukraine Team name: SORUN İSTEMİYORUM TBF adidas 3x3 Turkey Tour Bursa winner
Ahmet Kemal Bakkaloğlu
Ahmet Unal Aksoy
Tournament: Prague Masters 2013 Date & Location: 24-25 August 2013, Prague, Czech Republic Team name: MY CLUB TEAM TBF adidas 3x3 Turket Tour Istanbul winners