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3x3 National Champions Crowned

Updated: Aug 21

The Ball Out 3x3 National Tour culminated in an action-packed weekend at London's Finsbury Park as hundreds flocked to the capital for this year's finals.




Team's had qualified for the main event through stops across the UK earlier this summer, with U16 finalists through to Elite Men's and Women's categories battling it out for the Ball Out crown.

The UK's premier 3x3 tournament joined forces with Basketball England this summer as excitement builds towards the three-a-side version of the sport taking centre stage at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.


Elite players – including professionals from the BBL, NBL and beyond – showcased their skills, as Basketball England used the tournament as part of preparation for selecting the England men’s and women’s 3x3 teams to compete at Birmingham 2022.


'Playmakers' got the first trophy of the weekend with a 9-5 win in the Under 16's Final, before 'CBG' triumphed in the U18 Women's decider against 'P.U.G.S'.


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As is often the case at Ball Out, there was a nail-biting end to the final action of the day. With the scores level between 'Name Pending' and 'The Elite', Gracjan Skorzewski knocked down the game winner to take the U18 Men's crown.The Ball Out 3x3 Tour culminated in an action-packed weekend at London's Finsbury Park as hundreds flocked to the capital for this year's finals.


Team's had qualified for the main event through stops across the UK earlier this summer, with U16 finalists through to Elite Men's and Women's categories battling it out for the Ball Out crown.


Credit Graham Hodges


The UK's premier 3x3 tournament joined forces with Basketball England this summer as excitement builds towards the three-a-side version of the sport taking centre stage at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Elite players – including professionals from the BBL, NBL and beyond – showcased their skills, as Basketball England used the tournament as part of preparation for selecting the England men’s and women’s 3x3 teams to compete at Birmingham 2022.


'Playmakers' got the first trophy of the weekend with a 9-5 win in the Under 16's Final, before 'CBG' triumphed in the U18 Women's decider against 'P.U.G.S'.


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As is often the case at Ball Out, there was a nail-biting end to the final action of the day. With the scores level between 'Name Pending' and 'The Elite', Gracjan Skorzewski knocked down the game winner to take the U18 Men's crown.


On Sunday the Men's Recreational Final saw a team led by Giants' Franklin Agu take the W and build on their U18 Finals triumph last year.

Oakland Wolves WBBL stars Lizzy Harrison, Louise Rouse, Lauren Milligan and Beth Sarson took the headlines in the Women's final with a big win over London Warriors.

In the Men's Elite category, Reis Pinnock, Max Richardson, Josh Steel and Lucien Christofis sealed their places in Ball Out history with another enthralling Overtime spectacle.


Credit Graham Hodges


Ball Out 3x3 Championship Winners

Elite Men - 60 Piece Paget Women - Herts Squad Rec Men - Unserious Unserious U18 Women - CBG U18 Men - The Elite U16 Boys - Playmakers



Credit Graham Hodges


Dunk Contest

An impromptu dunk competition on day one excited the crowds and contestants certainly delivered, with 15-year-old Manie Joses stealing the show and being crowned the winner. Marcus Quirk continued in the same vein, coming out on top in the senior category.



GB Stars

There were plenty of familiar faces who had made it to London's showpiece, including the Great Britain Under 23 stars who have been on the recent 3x3 circuits in France and Israel.

Veron Eze and Flynn Boardman-Raffet excited the crowds as Ebony Horton, Abby Lowe and Katie Bennett also produced as part of the Basketball England Team.