Basketball wants more teams, 3-on-3 event at Rio
GENEVA -- Basketball's governing body will ask the IOC to add four men's teams for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and introduce the 3-on-3 game as a medal event.
FIBA says its ruling board will request a 16-team men's competition being played in two arenas instead of one.
FIBA says a natural bracket of four-team groups, rather than six, means fewer matches and keeps players fresher.
IOC rules limit team events to 12 nations unless its executive board gives special permission. ...
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