Big 3

In an exclusive interview with Adrian Wojnarowski's The Vertical, NBA Superstar Chauncey Billups announced his plans to take his talents to the BIG3.

Billups (aka Mr. Bigshot) is a five-time NBA All-Star and a three-time All-NBA selection. This announcement comes on the heels of other high profile signings, including Kenyon Martin, Jermaine O'Neal and Jason Williams. 

 

ICE CUBE, JEFF KWATINETZ AND ROGER MASON, JR. ANNOUNCE THE BIG3

A PROFESSIONAL 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL LEAGUE FEATURING LEGENDARY NBA ALL STARS ALLEN IVERSON, CHAUNCEY BILLUPS, GEORGE “THE ICEMAN” GERVIN AND MORE

(NEW YORK, NY) Jan. 11, 2016 — Producer, actor and music legend Ice Cube, along with entertainment executive Jeff Kwatinetz officially announced today the launch of the BIG3 (www.BIG3.com), a new, 3-on-3, half-court basketball league that will feature some of the best players to ever play the game. Former National Basketball Players Association Deputy Executive Director and NBA player Roger Mason, Jr. will serve as the league’s Commissioner and President.

Deputy executive director Roger Mason is leaving the National Basketball Players Association to become president and commissioner of a new professional basketball league for retired NBA players, The Vertical has learned.

Mason’s departure comes at the conclusion of the union’s negotiations for a new seven-year Collective Bargaining Agreement, which sources say will be ratified Friday with the final tally of player voting due.