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On The Streets With Oleksiy: Tallinn

10 August 2014
3x3 EUROTOUR

Oleksiy Naumov, 3x3

Oleksiy Naumov is a basketball photographer/journalist from Ukraine who's been involved with the game for more than ten years.

Keep an eye out for Oleksiy in your city this summer and be sure to follow him on twitter @naum_23.


 
3x3 EuroTour moved to Tallinn after a great weekend in Riga
3x3 EuroTour moved to Tallinn after a great weekend in Riga
Tallinn old town during sunset
Tallinn old town during sunset
Freedom Square at the entrance to old town - our venue
Freedom Square at the entrance to old town - our venue
Two main courts - this is where the heat really was
Two main courts - this is where the heat really was on


 
We continue to encourage everyone to participate
We continue to encourage everyone to participate
Because basketball is for everybody
Because basketball is for everybody
 
Porter Maberry is one special dunker the fans are always happy to see
Porter Maberry is one special dunker the fans are always happy to see
But his Dunk Elite teammate Jus Fly is yet to be defeated this season
But his Dunk Elite teammate Jus Fly is yet to be defeated this season

Renars Bulduris tried to compete and impressed the fans with this almost over-the-car dunk
Renars Bulduris tried to compete and impressed the fans with this almost over-the-car dunk
However it was Smoove, who had the most realistic chance of finally upsetting Jus Fly
However it was Smoove, who had the most realistic chance of finally upsetting Jus Fly
The emotions he could so well generage after each of his dunks
The emotions he could so well generate after each of his dunks
Shifted to the fans
Shifted to the fans
But even that together with perfect dunk execution did not allow him to beat Darlington
But even that together with perfect dunk execution did not allow him to beat Darlington

 
Estonian Fresh Meedia faced Russian side STILLAG in the final and took control of the game early on
Estonian Fresh Meedia faced Russian side STILLAG in the final and took control of the game early on
They managed to get a comfortable four-point advantage near the end of the game
They managed to get a comfortable four-point advantage near the end
However STILLAG started to claw their way back into the game
However STILLAG started to claw their way back
And sent game to OT with this two-pointer as the time was expiring
And sent game to OT with this two-pointer as the time was expiring
Both sides had chances to win, but the Russians forced the ball in the goal with this game winner
Both sides had chances to win, but the Russians forced the ball in the goal with this game winner
Unleashing the emotions
Unleashing the emotions
 And starting a massive celebration
With the rest of the Russian teams that were there to support
With the rest of the Russian teams that were there to support
 
 
With this win STILLAG earn a trip to Prague WT Masters
With this win STILLAG earn a trip to Prague WT Masters
 
 
The 2013 EuroTour in Gdynia, Poland
But we are heading to Gdynia, Poland, to run next stop of the 3x3 EuroTour this coming weekend
 

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