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National 3X3 tournament to be held in Las Vegas in May

Updated March 29, 2019 - 11:31 am

The USA 3X3 basketball men’s and women’s national championships will be at the Downtown Vegas Events Center on May 3-4.

The event, which includes 16 men’s teams and 20 for women, is free to attend.

3×3 will make its debut as an Olympic sport in 2020 in Tokyo. This tournament is part of the qualifying process for the United States to compete in 3X3 in those Olympics.

Contact Mark Anderson at manderson@reviewjournal.com. Follow @markanderson65 on Twitter.

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