The potential of Japanese women’s basketball, which has reigned as the strongest in Asia for the past 10 years, was also revealed in 3X3 basketball. In the group stage of the WKBL Triple Jam Tournament, which was held on the largest scale ever, all three Japanese teams advanced to the quarterfinals with first place in each group.
WKBL’s ‘3X3 Festival’ 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL Triple Jam was held.
The tournament, which will be held on the 24th and 25th at the Atrium Center on the 1st floor of Times Square in Yeongdeungpo, Seoul, will feature six WKBL teams, the Korean 3X3 women’s national basketball team participating in the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games, and overseas teams from Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, etc. A total of 13 teams participated.메이저놀이터
On the 23rd, a total of 4 groups were held, and a close battle unfolded until the end, and the quarterfinals were overshadowed.
In Group A, Will from Japan (2 wins, 1st place) and Shinhan Bank (1 win, 1 loss, 2nd place) advanced to the quarterfinals. Woori Bank did its best in a situation where Lee Jae-won was injured, but unfortunately ended the tournament schedule by giving up two games.
Group B was a mess. Samsung Life Insurance, KB Stars, and Shoot It Dragons from Singapore bit each other and recorded 1 win and 1 loss. Samsung Life Insurance and Shoot It Dragons advanced to the finals with 1st and 2nd place, respectively, according to the rules of the tournament, where three or more teams are tied by multiple points.
KB defeated Samsung Life Insurance 22-13 in the last game of Group B, but the helpless loss with only 7 points in the first game caught the ankle.
In Group C, which included Toyota Antelopes, who was regarded as the strongest championship candidate, as expected, Toyota took first place with two wins. The Korean 3X3 team performed better than expected and even played an overtime match against Toyota, but unfortunately lost and advanced to the finals in second place. The Titans from the Philippines ended the tournament with two losses.
In Group D, where Singapore team Jumpshot was eliminated with 3 losses, fierce competition for rankings took place. BNK, Hana 1 Q, and Japanese team Juice won 2 wins and 1 loss.
BNK, who defeated Juice 16-15, lost to Hana 1Q 14-16. However, Hana 1 Q, which had the most advantage with 2 wins in the beginning, lost to Juice by 1 point in the last game. In the end, the rankings were overshadowed by multiple points, Juice ranked first and BNK ranked second, advancing to the quarterfinals. Hana 1 Q had the bad luck of not being able to advance to the finals even after winning two games.
Meanwhile, in the 2-point shooting contest, Toyota Antelopes’ Yumeki Chinatsu took first place with an overwhelming score (14 points), followed by Ko Na-yeon (Shinhan Bank, 10 points) and Latiyakon Udom-seok (Thailand Shoot It Dragons, 9 points). points) advanced to the finals with 2nd and 3rd place.
Choi Seo-yeon (BNK) and Lim Gyu-ri (Republic of Korea 3X3 national team) advanced to the finals by winning a sudden death match between three players with 8 balls.
On the 25th, the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL Triple Jam finals tournament will be held. Will and the Korean 3X3 team, Juice and Shoot It Dragons, Samsung Life Insurance and BNK, Toyota Antelopes and Shinhan Bank will play a quarter-final tournament and proceed to the final, and a two-point shooting contest final will also be held.