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Ice Cube's Basketball League just got bigger

COMEBACK: Allen Iverson

ICE CUBE's upcoming "BIG3" 3-on-3 basketball league just landed a major player, as Allen Iverson has reportedly committed to joining it for its inaugural season.

41-year-old Iverson, who hasn't played in the NBA since the 2009-10 season, will do a news conference in New York on Wednesday (Jan 11) to elaborate on the part that he'll play in the association.

Other former NBAers who have committed to participate as either players or coaches in the half-court league include: Kenyon Martin, Gary Payton, Rashard Lewis, Chauncey Billups, Jason Williams, Jermaine O'Neal and Stephen Jackson.

The league, which was announced publicly in December, is the result of a partnership between Ice Cube and ex-player/executive director of the NBA Players' Association, Roger Mason. The BIG3 professional league is set to launch this summer, and it will consist of eight three-on-three teams of five players touring various cities in the USA over the course of ten weeks.

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