The FIBA 3x3 World Cup is the largest tournament for 3x3 Basketball. 3x3 Basketball is a new initiative by FIBA to help make basketball a more versatile sport. The debut of the tournament then named as the FIBA 3x3 World
The championship was held in August 2012 in Athens, Greece.
There are two events in the tournament; one for men and another for women. 3x3 Basketball received Olympic status in 2017.