At the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, 3-on-3 basketball will be one of the new sports to watch.
The road to that competition begins for Team USA hopefuls from the Twin Cities starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
A qualifier tournament will take place at the National Sports Center in Blaine and feature prize money — $2,000 to each winning men's and women's side — as well as a chance to advance to the regional qualifier in Chicago in September.
At least the top four men's and women's teams from "Red Bull 3X Minneapolis" will be invited there.
The Tokyo Olympics will feature eight men's and eight women's 3-on-3 teams. More than 20 qualifying tournaments across the country will help identify the athletes who could represent USA Basketball in 2020.
The national 3-on-3 tournament will be in March 2020, when Team USA will be chosen.
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