BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT/Big3) —
The BIG3, a 3-on-3 basketball league co-founded by Ice Cube, with plenty of ex-NBA players taking the court. The league has expanded for this summer, bumping up the number of teams from eight to 12, and increasing the number of cities that they visit. All games will be broadcast on CBS, CBS Sports Network and CBSSports.com throughout the season.
Plenty of big names are returning this season, including Amar’e Stoudemire, Carlos Boozer, Rashard Lewis and Stephen Jackson. Other players joining the fold include Lamar Odom, Josh Smith, Gilbert Arenas, Mario Chalmers and Jason Terry. Last season’s champion, Power, is back and ready to defend its title behind head coach Nancy Lieberman.
3’s Company, Ball Hogs, GhostBallers, Tri-State, Aliens, and Enemies are the teams that are playing in Birmingham for Week 3.