Vienna, Ub Huishan NE dominate Day 1 of FIBA 3x3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Final
ABU DHABI (UAE) - Ub Huishan NE (SRB) and Vienna (AUT) were all gas no breaks on Day 1 of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Final 2022.
4-time 3x3 World Tour Masters 2022 winners Ub Huishan NE (SRB) had a perfect start at the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Final with a 2-0 record as they dominated Princeton (USA) and Ulaanbaatar MMC Energy (MGL) led by the MVP of the World Tour Strahinja Stojacic, who finished the day with 14 points.
In a win-or-go-home situation, Delgernyam Davaasambuu scored a Maurice Lacroix buzzer-beater from the free-throw line to qualify the Mongolians to the quarter-finals.
In Pool B, the shock was the elimination of the World Tour 2021 winners Liman, as they lost both games against new kids on the block Omaha 3Ball (21-13) and World Tour Paris winners Vienna (21-15). Stefan Stojacic aka "Mr.Robot" was a cheat code once again and finished Day 1 with 21 points and as #1 in P-Val (23.0)
Speaking of upsets, Lausanne Sport sent Hong Kong Masters winners Sakiai Gulbele home after defeating them 21-9 as they needed to win by 11 points. Antwerp, who lost to Sakiai on a Maurice Lacroix Buzzer Beater, advanced as first in Pool C.
Last but not least, Amsterdam HiPro finished first in Pool D defeating Riga and Utrecht, who was eliminated.
Stefan Stojacic was locked-in on Day 1 of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Final. He finished the day with 21 points and as #1 in P-Val (23.0) as he guided Vienna to the top of Pool B and eliminated his former team.
Stefan Stojacic finished Day 1 with 21 points and as #1 in P-Val (23.0)
Regular season MVP Strahinja Stojacic was the player to watch with 19 highlights.
Nauris Miezis dropped dimes like it was payday and finished with 6 key assists.
Agnis Cavars dominated the paint with 16 rebounds.
Ub Huishan NE -Lausanne Sport
Amsterdam HiPro - Omaha 3Ball
Vienna - Riga
Antwerp - Ulaanbaatar MMC Energy
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