Olympic Basketball: Three-on-Three at Rio 2016?

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Olympic Basketball: Three-on-Three at Rio 2016?
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Hours after Team USA knocked off Spain to claim gold in its second consecutive Olympics, FIBA began to express interest in including a three-on-three basketball tournament at the 2016 Games in Rio. 

Much like volleyball has beach volleyball, three-on-three hoops would not replace the current form of basketball used in the Olympics but rather serve as an alternative to it. 

It is unclear whether or not the competition would feature NBA stars or amateur street-ballers that compete in a professional league of their own. 

The amount of different super-teams that could be formed to compete for the men’s three-on-three gold in Rio is infinite.  This being said, in this slideshow, I will list the trios that I believe have the best shot at reaching the medal podium in 2016. 

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