US men miss qualifying for Olympic 3-on-3 basketball debut

The 3-on-3 street version of basketball makes its Olympic debut in Tokyo but the United States men’s team won’t be there

The US lost to the Netherlands in the quarterfinals of an Olympic qualifying tournament on Sunday that offered three tickets to the eight-team lineup at the games.

A final women’s place is also awarded this week in Hungary to complete the eight-nation Olympic field that includes China, Mongolia, Romania and Russia.

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