3x3Hustle Teams Fall At FIBA 3×3 Penang Challenger
3x3Hustle teams West Melbourne Stateside and Darwin Mad Ballers fought hard but failed to advance past the qualifying draw at the FIBA 3×3 Penang Challenger.
Mad Ballers, consisting of Austin Hill, Anthony Golden, Lachlan Headlam and Emanuel Siriotis, put on a stunning performance in their first game against Dalat, defeating them 22-5. However, they fell agonisingly short against Sao Paulo DC in a must win game, losing 21-19.
West Melbourne Stateside showed their talent in their international tournament debut, but couldn’t snatch a victory. The Stateside team of Jeremy Kendle, Tim Coenraad, Lucas Walker and Peter Crawford lost to Liman and Korolev, both games ending 21-17.
Stateside’s next FIBA 3×3 event is the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Chengdu Masters on June 1-2. They will also play in the FIBA 3×3 Ulaanbaatar Challenger on June 8-9
3x3Hustle team Geelong Supercats will compete in the Shanghai Challenger on July 27-28.