• 3 starters, one sub – that’s your squad.
  • Half the size but twice as fast - We play on one basket in a half-court setting.
  • Beyond the arc is 2 points, any other basket is worth 1 point.
  • First to 21 points or play out the 10 minutes – that’s how you win.
  • 12 seconds is all you have to put a shot up – that’s the shot clock.
  • Official 3x3 basketball is used, it’s a Size 6 with the weight of a Size 7.
  • Fouls: 6 team fouls.
    • Fouls 7, 8, 9: the penalty is 2 free throws
    • Fouls 10 or more receive 2 free throws + ball possession 1 or 2 referees per game.
3x3Hustle is a convenient game for anyone anywhere. Lace them up, bring a ball – it’s time to Hustle.

forming 3x3Hustle

With the introduction of 3x3 basketball into the Olympic program (set to debut at Tokyo 2020), the National Basketball League and Basketball Australia have joined forces and created NBL 3x3Hustle, which is the official national pathway from the Streets to the World stage.

NBL 3x3Hustle is made up of Street, Urban, Big and Pro Hustle.

3x3 Pro Hustle
  • Australia’s Professional 3x3 Tournament
  • Open Male and Female Ages
  • $100K USD Prize money!
  • Chances to qualify through to the FIBA World Tour
3x3 Pro Hustle
  • The National 3x3 Championship
  • Male and Female
  • Age Groups: U14, U16, U18 & Open
  • Winning teams from Urban Hustle qualify through to the Big Hustle!
  • Played in alignment with Pro Hustle
3x3 Street Hustle
  • Participation events with the opportunity to advance through to the elite pathway
  • Operated by 3x3Hustle Franchises
  • Players can play in ANY Street Hustle’s ANYWHERE in Australia
  • Male and Female
  • Ages Groups: U12, U14, U16, U18 & Open
3x3 Urban Hustle
  • The State 3x3 Championship
  • Beginning of the ELITE pathway
  • Urban Hustle teams selected by the 3x3Hustle Franchises
  • Male and Female
  • Age Groups: U14, U16, U18 & Open