FIBA extends FIBA 3x3 rankings freeze until April 2021 to protect players, teams and national federations

13 Aug 2020

MIES (Switzerland) – All FIBA 3x3 rankings – which have been frozen since April 1, 2020 – will remain unchanged until at least April 1, 2021 (except if FIBA communicates a further extension) to avoid disrupting Olympic eligibility and qualification to next year’s competitions.

Since April 2020, no ranking points have expired or been added for any players. Although FIBA lifted its general suspension of all competitions on July 9, some players, teams and federations are still unable to participate in FIBA 3x3 official competitions and resume any 3x3 activity in their country. By freezing the rankings until April 1, 2021, FIBA guarantees that even in countries still affected by the COVID-19 pandemic for the foreseeable future:

Federations, teams and players, who are able to successfully return to the court now, will be rewarded as soon as the freezing of the ranking is lifted.

When the ranking calculations resumes on April 1, 2021, there will be 3 different periods:

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