JERUSALEM (Israel) - Serbia’s Strahinja Stojacic won MVP of the FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup 2023 after leading his side to their fifth consecutive Gold in the FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup 2023 in Jerusalem, Israel on September 7.
Stojacic scored a game-high 11 points, including the Maurice Lacroix Buzzer-beating two in a nail-biting final against Lithuania where the Serbs came away with a 22 - 20 victory. It would be one of many game winners for Stojacic who was unstoppable all tournament. He finished as top scorer for his nation with 42 points.
The World Number One led the Team of the Tournament, joined by Lithuania’s Aurelijus Pukelis who was the top scorer for his side through the event, putting up 8 points in a losing effort against Serbia to win silver and Latvia’s Karlis Lasmanis who finished as the leading scorer at the event, dropping an incredible 16 points in a thrilling comeback victory against France to take home Bronze.