HCM CITY – After three weeks of competition, the Vietnam Basketball Association (VBA) 3x3 2023 came to an end with two teams from the capital, Thăng Long Warriors (Men's Pro) and Hanoi Buffaloes (U20s) crowned winners.
In the U20s contest, the two teams in the final were Cần Thơ Catfish and Hà Nội Buffaloes.
|In the U20s contest, the two teams in the final were Cần Thơ Catfish and Hà Nội Buffaloes. VNS Photo Xuân Đăng|
Both teams gave fans a final as engaging and dramatic as expected. VNS Photo Xuân Đăng
Both teams were neck and neck with the score tied at 13-13. However, Hà Nội Buffaloes scored 3 points to take the lead 16-13.
|The turning point of the final. Cần Thơ Catfish (green) could not equalise and watched as Hà Nội Buffaloes won the championship. Photo courtesy of VBA|
|The moment of victory. Hà Nội Buffaloes' young players won the tournament for the first time. Photo courtesy of VBA|
Thăng Long Warriors showed their overwhelming strength in the 3x3 Men Pro contest and once again won the championship.
|Saigon Heat (white) struggled to contain the foreign duo of Martinez Carlos and Jose Antonio of the Thăng Long Warriors. VNS Photo Xuân Đăng|
|Saigon Heat could not play with the style they wanted against Thăng Long Warriors. Photo courtesy of VBA.|
|The Warriors won the final 19-12. VNS Photo Xuân Đăng|
|The Warriors were declared winners of the VBA 3x3 pro after three weeks of competition. Photo courtesy of VBA|