Basketball is one of the most accessible and popular participation sports in the world with an estimated 450 million players and fans globally, according to the International Basketball Federation. At the Tokyo 2020 Games that concluded last month, 3x3 basketball made its Olympics debut, adding an upbeat vibe to the professional arena.
In this episode, The Chat Room invites basketball enthusiasts in Beijing to meet up with a 3x3 game promoter, a trainer for professional players and the founder of a youth training program to discuss why the sport has developed so many different types and styles, share their love of the sport and resolve disputes on the basketball court.
Director: Hong Yang
Videographers, technicians & productions: CGTN Livestream Team
Producer: Li Xiang
Chief editor : Wen Yaru
Supervisor: Zhang Shilei