Ice Cube's official venture into the professional sports realm has been quite lucrative and rewarding for the entrepreneur. And now, with his BIG3 three-on-three basketball league entering its third season, we're witnessing the brand's growth in real time as the organization has added four new basketball clubs and added dates to the league's schedule. Basketball enthusiasts and nostalgic basketball fans alike will also get to witness the likes of notorious former NBA talent such as Lamar Odom, Gilbert Arenas, Greg Oden, Joe Johnson, Jason Terry, Carlos Boozer, and many more gracing the BIG3 half-court for the first time in the league's history.
With the rosters officially set, the schedule set in stone, and the NBA season coming to a close in the coming weeks, the BIG3 will be underway as the league's season begins on June 22, the playoffs beginning on Aug. 25, and the season coming to a close on Sept. 1 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. With that said, check out the BIG3 season schedule below:
June 22 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
June 23 – Indianapolis, IN – Bankers Life Fieldhouse
June 29 – Charlotte, NC – Spectrum Center
June 30 – Philadelphia, PA – Liacouras Center
July 6 – Birmingham, AL – Legacy Arena at the BJCC
July 7 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena
July 13 – Providence, RI – Dunkin Donuts Center
July 14 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
July 20 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center (Tickets)
July 21 – Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Arena
July 27 – Salt Lake City, UT – Vivint Smart home Arena
Aug. 3 – Chicago, IL – Allstate Arena
Aug. 4 – Milwaukee, WI – Fiserv Forum
Aug. 10 – Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena
Aug. 17 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
Aug. 18 – San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
Aug. 25 – New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center
Sept. 1 – Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center (Tickets)
For individual team schedule's and matchups', visit the BIG3 website, here.
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