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More on Ice Cube’s Big3 League has been revealed

ANTICIPATED: Ice Cube with Allen Iverson and more at the Big3 League press conference

ICE CUBE's highly anticipated Big3 League is on its way, and the official rules, participants, and schedule has been released this week.

According to league’s website, each team will include five players (three starters, two subs) who will take part in a 10-week season. Four games will be played each week in a new city, culminating with the championship on August 12.

“Regular season games will follow each Saturday for 10 weeks. Games are played on centered hardwood courts in the best arenas and venues in the country. Individual player introductions add a new level of personality to this team sport. Instead of a tip off, each game starts with a half-court do-or-die shootout. 4 games per day with fan events, halftime shows, exhibits, and after-parties.”

“In April 2017, BIG3 will hold a combine for all players in the draft pool. Player captains and co-captains along with the coaches and league executives will watch draft players compete in scrimmages, run drills, and complete strength and conditioning workouts. Following the combine, the BIG3 will hold a draft with each of the eight teams’ captains filling out their five player rosters.”

The player captains are:

Allen Iverson (player/coach)
Chauncey Billups
Jermaine O’Neal
Kenyon Martin
Mike Bibby
Jason Williams
Rashard Lewis
Stephen Jackson
Bonzi Wells
Al Harrington
Corey Maggette
Ricky Davis

Other players include:

Kenny Anderson
Jamario Moon
Smush Parker
Ruben Patterson
Etan Thomas
Latrell Sprewell
Earl Boykins
J.R. Rider
Brian Cook
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf

In addition to Iverson, the coaches are:

Clyde Drexler
Gary Payton
George Gervin
Rick Barry
Rick Mahorn

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