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Hoop Phene 3x3 Youth Basketball League

Our Mission

The objective of Hoop Phene 3x3 Youth Basketball League is to develop complete basketball players. Our ambition is to reach every player, providing hands-on coaching moments helping athletes play and learn through their mistakes. Hoop Phene 3x3 Youth Basketball league will be providing competitive opportunities which will help them improve upon all aspects of the game, from teaching the basic fundamentals and building concepts that will help players begin to see and play the game in sequences, while improving their decision making. We will focus on team building while developing their basketball IQ and having total involvement for each player. Children will develop lifelong friendships and build teamwork and communication traits that transition into the real world.

Why 3 on 3?

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*Better spacing

*Better ball movement

*Better movement without the ball

*Every player on the court matters 

*No more hiding in the corners

*Better defense communication

*Players have the ball in their hands more

*Players start to see the game in 3's & improve decision making


*Teaches the basic fundamentals of defense (on-ball, deny & help)

*Less "plays" and more play making

*Players will learn to make reads instead of running sets


Please read below for the procedures players should follow before each game:

1. Arrive 5  minutes before scheduled games.

2. At scheduled game time, teams will have 20 minutes to practice and warm up before game starts.

3. Games will begin exactly after the teams 20 minute practice.

4. Games will have a running clock of 18 minutes(9 minute halves) so please be on time and ready to play.

        a. Every team gets 2 games each Sunday

        b. After 1st game, there will be a 5 minute rest until 2nd game.

5. Teams should then promptly leave the court so the next teams can begin their practice and games.

Intro To The League

*Number of players on the court (3 per team)

*Number of players on a roster (5 players = 3+2 substitutes)

*Size of the court (1/2 basketball court with one basket)

*Rules and regulations adjusted  for 3 on 3 competition



Length of Games: first team to score 21 points, or 18 minutes 

Overtime: if the score is tied at the end of the 18 minutes, the game will into overtime. A coin flip determines which team has the initial possession. The game winner is the first to score in overtime. 

No make it take it: the ball changes possession after each scored basket.

Jump Balls: all jump balls become the possession of the defensive team.

Time Outs: each team is allowed three 30-second time-outs per game. The game clock does not stop during any time-outs. No time-outs are permitted in the last three minutes of the game.

Taking It Back: when in play, the ball must be "taken back" on each change of possession. "Taken it back" means BOTH feet must be behind the two-point arc. Failure to "take it back" is a violation. 

Each Individual Violation: Change of possession

Throw In/Resuming Play: the ball must be "checked" after every out of bounds or opposite team score. The ball must be thrown in (not dribbled) in from the check box at the rear of the court. No face guarding the box - stay behind the line.

Free Throws: free throws count as one point. When fouled in the act of shooting, free throws are awarded to the fouled shooter only when the basket was not made (1 for 1 pointer, 2 for 2 pointer). All free throws are dead balls. Regardless of whether the free throw(s) are made, the opposing team checks the ball from the check box.

October Registraion is now open!

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