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3X3 Olympic team named

USA Basketball announced today the 2024 USA Basketball 3×3 Women’s National Team, which will compete at the Olympic Games Paris 2024. 

The four-member roster includes Cameron BrinkCierra BurdickRhyne Howard and Hailey Van Lith. The roster was selected by the USA Basketball 3×3 Women’s National Team Committee.  

“It is an honor to announce the USA Basketball 3×3 Women’s National Team,” said Jay Demings, USA Basketball 3×3 national team director and member of the USA Basketball 3×3 women’s selection committee. “It is an exciting process to put a roster together that will represent the country on a global stage. We are thankful for all the athletes who attended training camps or participated in 3×3 competitions on the journey to Paris 2024.”  

Each member of the team has both USA Basketball 5-on-5 and 3×3 experience. The four athletes attended the recent 2024 USA Basketball 3×3 Women’s National Team training camp in Springfield, Massachusetts, and played in the subsequent FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series Springfield Stop.  

Additionally, the team features three members of the 2023 USA 3×3 Women’s National Team – Brink Burdick and Van Lith – who won the gold medal at the 2023 FIBA 3×3 World Cup. Additionally, Burdick was on the U.S. squad that won gold in 2014. 

As previously announcedJennifer Rizzotti, president of the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun, will serve as the head coach and she will be assisted by Tammi Reiss (University of Rhode Island).  

“I say this all the time but there is no greater privilege than to represent the USA at the Olympics,” said Rizzotti. “We understand that challenge in front of us as we face tremendous talent and experienced 3×3 teams. I am confident this roster gives us what we need to compete for another gold medal with experience, versatility and a commitment to USA Basketball excellence. I cannot wait to get started.” 

FIBA previously announced that USA Basketball automatically qualified the men’s and women’s 3×3 teams for the 2024 Olympics. In each category, the United States was one of three countries that qualified based on FIBA 3×3 world rankings as of Oct. 31, 2023, and bypassed the 2024 Olympic Qualifying Tournaments. For more information about Olympic qualification, click here 

In total, USA Basketball will be represented by four teams at the 2024 Olympic Games, including 5-on-5 men and women and 3×3 men and women. The Paris 2024 Olympics are set for July 26-Aug. 11, with the 3×3 basketball competition set for July 30-Aug.5 at Place de la Concorde.  

Different than 5-on-5, 3×3 is played on a half-court with a 10-minute game clock and 12-second shot clock. Play is continuous, as teams “clear” the ball behind the 2-point line following a made basket, defensive rebound or steal. The first team to score 21 points via 1-point field goals or 2-pointers behind the arc is victorious; or if time expires then the team leading wins.

  • USA Basketball press release
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