Everyone can become a 3x3 player regardless of age and nationality. Players can look for FIBA-endorsed 3x3 events to earn FIBA 3x3 ranking points and climb the FIBA 3x3 Individual World Ranking on 3x3planet.com.
There are no restrictions for traditional basketball players to compete in FIBA 3x3 events.
3x3 is a chance for players to make a living thanks to increasing prize money being awarded at the top FIBA 3x3 events such as the FIBA 3x3 World Tour.
It is also an opportunity to represent one’s country in national-team events where 3x3 is played such as the FIBA 3x3 World Championships, the FIBA 3x3 Zone Championships but also multi-sports events like the Youth Olympic Games, the Asian Games, the European Games, etc. FIBA will make an official bid for 3x3 to be added at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.