Wilson Sporting Goods signs deal with FIBA 3x3 MIES, Switzerland (3x3) - Wilson Sporting Goods Co., and FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, on Thursday announced they have entered into a four-year agreement for FIBA 3x3. As part of the agreement, Wilson will provide the Official Game Ball for all FIBA 3x3 Competitions through 2018.
Nike sponsors FIBA 3x3 Inspired by several forms of streetball played worldwide, 3x3 basketball sees two teams of three players face off on a standard half-court. The 3x3 World Tour, launched this year by Fiba, comprises of six events in different cities around the world. Having already been to Brazil’s Sao Paulo and Russia’s Vladivostok in July, the 2012 tour will also take in Turkey’s Istanbul later this month before stopping in the Spanish capital of Madrid and Miami in the United States in September.