Unbeatable start to the Herbalife 3×3 Series El Campello Open. The men’s competition inaugurated the central court located on the esplanade of access to the port and parking lot of the Nautical Club. 14 teams gave their all to advance to the quarterfinals to be played on Saturday morning.
The Herbalife 3×3 Series El Campello Open begins at full speed. The men’s competition inaugurated the central court located in the esplanade of access to the port and parking of the Nautical Club. 14 teams gave their all to advance to the quarterfinals to be played on Saturday morning.
The competition began with the matches between 3×3 Crew and Bit2Me 03 and FlowerSix, the last winners of the Marbella Open Herbalife 3 × 3 Series, against Fantasmas Team. Although in Group D the revelation team was Delicioso Team, who showed a high level taking the classification very even until the end of the day.
Despite the heat and high humidity, the teams showed that they came to El Campello to give it their all. Group A ended up led by Bàsquet Girona, who replaced the absence of Nacho Martin with Javier Vega and added Xavier Guirao.
In Group B he united three teams in a great 3×3 Pitius moment, winners in Zaragoza who come to get their second title on the circuit, together with Kenny Bell and Glopetorpes who in previous appointments, as in El Campello, have shown be tough and difficult rivals to beat. Betting on a good defense and an attack without complexes.
Group C was one of the most even but Bit2Me 03’s seniority and desire prevailed. The quarterfinals will face Girona Basketball 3×3 vs MBB; FlowerSix vs Kenny Bell; 3×3 Pitius vs Pokemons and One; Bit2Me 03 vs Devourers.
Despite the anti-COVID security restrictions and the incessant heat, the stands showed a great atmosphere with an audience determined to enjoy and very participative.
El Campello also wanted to attend the lower categories by holding a disputed triple competition for children, cadets and junior players. An intense act that demonstrated the great base and the good future of Spanish 3×3 basketball.
A special moment occurred with the delivery of the ball for the match between 3×3 Pitius and Kenny Bell, from the hands of the emblematic former basketball player and current FEB ambassador, Fernando Romay; and the mayor of the El Campello City Council, Juan Jose Berenguer.
The women’s group stage and the quarterfinals will take place on Saturday morning. The professionals will offer us the entire show with their dunks and triples from seven in the afternoon. This is followed by the semi-finals and finals for women and men, which will be broadcast live and on the website of Teledeporte.
At the end of the day, the prizes will be awarded, with the same economic amounts for the male and female category. This tournament will score points to achieve the pass to the Final Master of Barcelona, ??on August 27 and 28.