Doha to host FIBA 3x3 awards next month
19 Nov 2015 - 0:00
DOHA: The best 3x3 basketball players in the world, federations and promoters are set to be rewarded at the inaugural edition of the FIBA 3x3 Awards, presented by Qatar Basketball Federation (QBF) next month in Doha, details revealed yesterday.
The ceremony will be held in Katara Hall in Doha at 7.30pm on December 10, a QFB statement said yesterday.
On the following day, the Qatari capital will host the FIBA 3x3 All Stars, the prestigious season-ending event of 3x3 basketball, which features the best players in the FIBA 3x3 Individual World Ranking from all around the world.
The winners will be named based on objective criteria such as rank in the FIBA 3x3 Individual World Ranking (World’s #1 players), rank in the FIBA 3x3 Federation Ranking (Best Performing Federation), number of games and players (Most Active Player, Most Valuable Player).
FIBA will also single out the best corporate social responsibility project based on 3x3 basketball and reward a personality who has made a real difference in the development of the young urban discipline (Outstanding Contribution).
3x3 is inspired by several forms of streetball played worldwide and is considered the world’s number one urban team sport. Steered by FIBA, games see two teams of three players face off on a basketba