Haitian National 3x3 Basketball Team
The Haitian National 3x3 Basketball Men's Team at the Americup, in Miami, Florida on Nov 12, 2021. Front left to right: Grégory Molton, Didier Dutelien, Ashley Salomon (coach), Antoine Joseph and Walky Petiit. Photo via: FHB official Facebook page

The Haiti men's national basketball team is taking part in the first-ever International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) 3x3 AmeriCup tournament, scheduled for Nov. 12-14 in Miami, Florida.

Haiti, 13-seed on the FIBA 3x3 ranking in the America region, is opening the competition today in group A for the qualifying draw. The team will play Aruba at 9:15 a.m., and Jamaica at 12:55 p.m. If Haiti wins its group in the qualifiers, it will advance for the main draw in Pool C against Chile at 5:00 p.m. and Brazil at 6:50 p.m.

The other qualifying group includes Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, and Guyana in group B. The first in the group will advance in the main draw.

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Paul Jr. Prudent

Paul Junior Prudent started his journalism career in 2011 at Radio Ibo in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. In 2018, he received accreditation from the NBA to cover the Knicks and the Nets for Radio Ibo. He's collaborated with multiple media outlets in Haiti including Le Nouvelliste, Le Matin, Ayibopost, and Port-au-Prince Post.