Since its formation in 2007, 3×3 basketball’s popularity has skyrocketed. 3×3 basketball has gone from being played casually as a pick-up game to becoming an official Olympic sport, with the 2020 Summer Games showcasing its debut. 3×3 Basketball is the first-ever book to cover multiple aspects of this sport. In this book, author Luka Snoj comprehensively presents the differences between traditional basketball and 3×3 basketball and outlines the fundamental tactics and game structure, theory, terminology, as well as principles for successful play.
The author also details the history of 3×3 basketball―why and how it was formed as well as how the sport has evolved over the years. He describes the competition system, including how the rules have changed, and what teams have been successful over the past decade. In this section, Snoj weaves contemporary interviews with top players like Dusan Bulut―3×3 basketball’s GOAT (four-time world champion)―to round out the narrative on a sport whose popularity will only continue to grow. Finally, Snoj provides both statistical and analytical analyses of the sport.
With all its insights, tips, and knowledge, this book is a must-have for 3×3 basketball players, coaches, and fans all over the world!
A brilliant book, full of important information and interesting facts―just right for anyone who wants to learn and play this beautiful sport. –Danilo Lukić, most successful 3×3 coach whose teams have won two World Cups, two Europe Cups, and three World Tours
This book is definitely worth reading and will help 3×3 players develop as well as educate coaches and members of 3×3 basketball organizations. –Nauris Miezis, number 1 3×3 basketball player, 2020 FIBA 3×3 World Tour champion, 2020 FIBA 3×3 World Tour MVP
Very thorough and clearly written from the perspective of someone who has a true passion for the sport. –Steve Sir, holder of the NCAA record for best three-point percentage, player for the Canadian national 3×3 team
About the Author
Luka Snoj is the first European player to have played in the first-ever professional 3×3 basketball league. During his professional career, he was continually ranked among the top 3×3 players in the world, and he has played more than 500 3×3 basketball games. He is also a TV analyst and uses his background in analytics in this book. He coached 3×3 basketball in Japan and was an assistant coach for the Slovenian national 3×3 basketball team, and now Luka manages and coaches his own 3×3 basketball club in his hometown of Ljubljana, Slovenia.