|07 August 2012|
FIBA EUROPE 3on3
10 courts, 121 teams, 378 games in two days, three-point and dunk contests, dance crews, a hip hop band, a celebrity game and much more: Offering entertainment on and off the court, The Hague was the place to be for 3on3 fans.
Spuiplein in the city centre provided the perfect stage for the 10th and final stop on the Dutch Streetball Masters Tour 2012.
The event was organised by the Basketball Federation of the Netherlands (NBB), in cooperation with FIBA Europe and The Hague's Streetball Association ST4R.
The event kicked off on Saturday with the The Hague qualification round, giving the 55 participating teams the chance to book one of the remaining tickets for the Dutch Finals on Sunday.
|The 3on3 stop in The Hague saw a lot of high-flying action |
The final places for the open three-point and dunk contest were also at stake.
Saturday's action was capped by Redunkulousity, an international dunk contest featuring Airdogg (USA), Young Hollywood (USA), Kristaps Dargais (Latvia), Tijan Milič (Slovenia) and Vincent van Sliedregt (Netherlands).
Reigning champion and local hero Van Sliedregt pleased the crowd, defeating Airdogg in the final to retain his title.
On Sunday, the Streetball Masters Tour 2012 concluded with the Saturday winners joining the champions of the previous stops in the grand finals.
A total of 66 teams were competing for the Dutch title in nine categories. Champions were also decided in the finals of the three-point and dunk contest.
A celebrity game with Sander Lantinga (radio DJ 3FM), DJ TLM, Christon Kloosterboer (leadsinger of band Rigby), Cees van Rootselaar (former Dutch international and NBB ambassador), Mike Nahar (former Dutch international and NBB ambassador), Eliza Kucharska (Mrs. Poland in Holland - Benelux 2012) was the cherry on top of a successful 3on3 weekend.
|The competition was fierce, as 66 teams fought for the titles in nine categories|
Adria Airways (Slovenia) - Say it with your chest! (The Hague) 8:6
Niet Normaal (The Hague) - ST4R Ballers 3 (The Hague) 11:10
BallazGround Rookies (Rotterdam) - NoGame (Amsterdam) 6:5
Musquitos (Blaricum) - De Vughtenaren (Vught) 11-3
ST4R Diva's (The Hague) - Blijf Springen (Zoetermeer) 9:5
LAME (Amsterdam) - Pink Ladies (Utrecht) 4:1
Loko (Rijswijk) - ST4R Ladies 2 (The Hague) 14:4
She Devils (Utrecht) - Ninja Eagles (Arnhem) 6:4
BC Amsterdam (Amsterdam) - BC Apollo (Amsterdam) 6:3