Host organisers have just completed the installation of the official competition basketball court ahead of the Youth Olympic Games that gets underway on 14th August in Singapore. This event marks the debut of FIBA 33, the official 3 on 3 version of basketball.
Oceania will be represented by Australia girls, Vanuatu girls and New Zealand men. Players are aged under 18 and coaches under 35.
American Samoa 2010 Flag Day Champions are Leone which defeated a new comer All One by the score of 68-62. The top 8 teams teams were Leone, Aua, All One, Mesepa, Fagaitua, Leloaloa, U19, and ASCC I.
FIBA Oceania Special Projects Manager Judy Smith is looking forward to reading about basketball in American Samoa.