If you are wondering what to do after launching a sportsbook, then you are in for neverending sports news updates. Keep track of the latest updates on sports that will affect the lines in your bookie business. The Olympics will be one of the busiest events you will see, so it helps to know which countries qualify for the many competitions to watch. One of which would be the Team USA 3×3 Basketball teams.
In a historic feat, Team USA has secured its first-ever qualification for the Olympic men’s 3×3 basketball event. Joining the American women in their quest to defend the gold medal next summer in Paris, according to FIBA.
The U.S. men, ranked second in the FIBA world rankings, earn the privilege of skipping the qualification process next summer. The top-ranked Serbia, which defeated the U.S. in the gold-medal game earlier this year at the 3×3 World Cup, and third-ranked China have also secured spots in the Olympics. So while you are reading up on player payouts, check the basketball teams of these countries as well.
Team USA 3×3 Basketball
After falling short of qualifying for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, the American team returns to the international stage by winning gold at the Pan American Games last month. Securing a noteworthy spot with a No. 2 FIBA ranking, the women’s team has clinched an Olympic berth. They will be joining forces with No. 1 China and No. 3 France. Notably, the American women demonstrated their prowess by winning the World Cup gold in Switzerland last summer and adding to their achievements with Pan American gold last month. If you look at the odds for this team as shown through your Bookie Pay Per Head service, we would not be surprised to see them as favorites.
Meanwhile, Team USA, won the inaugural 3×3 women’s Olympic gold in Tokyo in 2021. USA Basketball is now the first federation to have both men’s and women’s teams for both 3×3 and 5×5 events at the Paris Olympics. The men’s 5×5 national team meanwhile secured its spot by finishing fourth at the World Cup in Manila last summer. Then, the women’s team qualified by winning the 2022 World Cup in Sydney.