Spain win FIBA 3x3 Women's Series Montreal Stop
MONTREAL (Canada) - Spain won their second FIBA 3x3 Women's Series stop of the season in Montreal, Canada after defeating Austria in the final on September 3-4, 2021.
Spain went unbeaten in Montreal (5-0) and defeated Austria 18-15 in the first-ever Women's Series final appearance for the runner-ups, who knocked out the United States in the semi-finals.
MVP Aitana Cuevas led Spain in scoring in the final with 12 points and was the top scorer of the event as well with 32 points overall and had the highest Player Value (32.5). Spain also led all teams in scoring with 90 points (18 ppg)
This marks Spain's second FIBA 3x3 Women's Series title this year after their win in Mies earlier this year. They received the winners trophy from FIBA Americas President Carol Callan.
Montreal Stop Final Standings
The FIBA 3x3 Women's Series Final will take place in Bucharest, Romania on September 18-19.
Exciting, urban and innovative, 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 basketball half-court.
It was played successfully for the first time in international competition at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore and since then has benefited from the launch of a yearly city-based FIBA 3x3 World Tour and national-team FIBA 3x3 World & Continental Cups.
On 9 June 2017, 3x3 was added to the Olympic Program, starting from the Tokyo Games.
Wilson is the Global Ball and Apparel Partner and Tissot the Official Timekeeper of FIBA 3x3.
FIBA 3x3 events are played on Enlio floors with Wilson balls, Schelde backstops, and the Magic Sky canopy system.