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Trilogy finished the inaugural BIG3 season a perfect 10-0, defeating 3 Headed Monsters 51-46 on Sunday to win the championship.

Trilogy overcame a 16-5 first-half deficit, going into halftime up 25-24. Kenyon Martin and Co. held off the 3 Headed Monsters from there, earning the first BIG3 title in league history.

Rashad McCants was named the championship MVP, per Fox Sports, finishing with 22 points while shooting 55 percent from the field. He also broke the game's 46-46 tie with the title on the line by scoring the final five points.

New BIG3 Commissioner Clyde Drexler

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NBA HALL OF FAMER CLYDE DREXLER NAMED BIG3 COMMISSIONER

BIG3 Players Chauncey Billups, Jermaine O’Neal, Jerome ‘Junk Yard Dog’ Williams and Corey Maggette Join BIG3 Board of Directors

(NEW YORK) March 15, 2018 — NBA Champion and 10-time All-Star Clyde Drexler has been named Commissioner of the BIG3. Drexler, who served as coach of BIG3 team Power for the league’s inaugural 2017 season, has signed a three-year deal that will see him as BIG3’s Commissioner through the 2020 season. As Commissioner he will help lead the BIG3’s basketball operations as well as executing the league’s long-term strategy on all fronts.

“Clyde is a consummate professional, revered businessman, and indisputably one of the greatest players to ever play the game of basketball,” said league Co-Founders and Co-CEOs Jeff Kwatinetz and Ice Cube. “We were thrilled to have his early support as a coach for our inaugural season, and couldn’t be more pleased to welcome him to the executive team as BIG3 Commissioner.”

Clyde ‘The Glide’ Drexler is a 15-year NBA veteran, a two-time Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, NBA League Champion (‘95), 10-time NBA All-Star, and was named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA history. During his distinguished NBA career, Drexler played for the Portland Trail Blazers (‘83-’95) and Houston Rockets (‘95-’98) and won a gold medal as part of the 1992 US Men’s Olympic Basketball ‘Dream Team.’

“I wholeheartedly believe in what Ice Cube and Jeff have brought to life with the BIG3,’ said Drexler. “The level of play and the professionalism I witnessed last season far exceeded anything that many of us involved ever imagined. I am proud to assume the role of BIG3 Commissioner and look forward to working closely with Ice Cube and Jeff as we continue to build off of the momentum established in our first season.”

In his role as Commissioner, Drexler will join the BIG3 Board of Directors, alongside Jeff Kwatinetz and Ice Cube, and Chairman of the Board Amy Trask. Also joining the Board as directors and board observers will be players Chauncey Billups, Jermaine O’Neal, Corey Maggette and Jerome ‘Junk Yard Dog’ Williams as well as legal legend Mark Geragos.

Player Combine and Live Draft on April 11

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BIG3 AND FOX SPORTS ANNOUNCE 2018 PLAYER COMBINE AND DRAFT

Player Combine on April 11; Live Draft Airing on FS1 April 12

(NEW YORK, NY) March 19, 2018 — FOX Sports will broadcast the BIG3 2018 Player Draft on April 12, 8-10 p.m. ET, following the league’s Player Combine on April 11. The draft will air live on FS1 and the FOX Sports GO and FOX Sports apps, incorporating footage from the previous day’s combine, where nearly 100 players will vie for 19 available roster spots. The combine takes place at Santa Monica College (Calif.) followed by the 2018 BIG3 Player Draft, also in Los Angeles.

“The BIG3’s inaugural season showed everyone that we are all about competitive, 3-on-3 basketball being played at the highest level,” said BIG3 co-Founder and co-CEO Ice Cube. “Players know that to dominate in the league, you’re going to have to go hard and earn your buckets. It’s that level of intensity that has attracted so many talented new players this season. With over 100 guys in the draft pool competing for 19 roster spots - there are absolutely no guarantees. I’m looking forward to seeing who puts on a show and rises above the rest.”

Six of the BIG3’s eight teams will fill three remaining roster spots at the BIG3 Draft. Per BIG3 rules, the championship team, Trilogy, must keep its existing roster to defend the title. 3 Headed Monsters, the 2017 Runner-up, exercised the option to keep two original draft players, and chose to retain Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf and Kwame Brown, and will send Eddie Basden back into the draft pool.

BIG3 expanded its 2018 season team rosters from five to six players, adding a second co-captain to each team. Ron Artest, Amar’e Stoudemire, Nate Robinson, Baron Davis, Carlos Boozer and Drew Gooden have been announced as co-captains.

“The BIG3 is bold and different, and we’ll showcase that energy throughout our live broadcasts,” says John Entz, President, FOX Sports Production and Executive Producer, FOX Sports. “In season two, we’ll focus on both the preseason tip-off moments and on-court matchups that accelerate the league.”

2018 Schedule Announced

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BIG3 UNVEILS 2018 SEASON SCHEDULE

Toronto, Boston, Atlanta, Oakland Among New Hoops Hotbed Stops For 2018

10 Week Season Tips Off in Houston; 2018 League Champions To Be Crowned in Brooklyn

(NEW YORK) March 12, 2018 — BIG3 has unveiled the 2018 season schedule, giving fans a glimpse at where they can catch the three-on-three league that lit up last year’s summer basketball scene. The inaugural season thrilled fans in arenas across the country with gritty, competitive basketball featuring some of the sport’s biggest and most iconic names. This offseason BIG3 has showed no signs of slowing, and has continued to bolster their roster of all-star talent, attracting new players like Metta World Peace, Amar’e Stoudemire, Glen ‘Big Baby’ Davis, Nate Robinson and Baron Davis, to name a few.

“During the offseason, we heard from BIG3 fans all over the country who want to see their favorite ballers come to their cities. People are really pumped up to see some of their beloved NBA greats play the game of basketball at the professional level again,” said BIG3 co-Founder and co-CEO Ice Cube.

The BIG3’s ten-week season will tip off in Houston, TX on June 22 at the Toyota Center, and will visit Chicago, Oakland, Detroit, Miami, Toronto, Dallas, Boston, with Atlanta hosting the playoffs, and the Championship Game taking place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. All stops will feature four back-to-back games and will take place on Friday evenings this season.

BIG3 games will be broadcast live on FOX Broadcast Network and FS1 all season long.

The full season schedule is below:

2018 BIG3 SEASON SCHEDULE

WEEK 1 | June 22: Toyota Center | Houston,Texas

WEEK 2 | June 29: United Center | Chicago, Illinois

WEEK 3 | July 6: Oracle Arena | Oakland, California

WEEK 4 | July 13: Little Caesars Arena | Detroit, Michigan

WEEK 5 | July 20: American Airlines Arena | Miami, Florida

WEEK 6 | July 27: Air Canada Centre | Toronto, Ontario

WEEK 7 | August 3: TD Garden | Boston, Massachusetts

WEEK 8 | August 10: Infinite Energy Arena | Atlanta, Georgia

WEEK 9 | August 17: American Airlines Center | Dallas, Texas *Playoffs*

WEEK 10 | August 24: Barclays Center | Brooklyn, New York *Championship Finals*

“We were thrilled by how quickly fans embraced the league last season, and look forward to bringing them an even bigger and better BIG3 this year. All off-season we've been working hard to elevate the game - we've added incredible talent, new cities, and have more exciting updates on the way," added BIG3 co-Founder and co-CEO Jeff Kwatinetz.

Information on 2018 season ticket sales is forthcoming. For more information, please visit www.BIG3.com.

Week 5

3-HEADED MONSTERS 62, GHOST BALLERS 60After the Ghost Ballers’ Ivan Johnson scored the first points in BIG3 history – a layup with an assist from Mike Bibby – the game was close throughout. Lewis’ game-winning shot was... [more]

POWER 62, TRI-STATE 58Power looked to be in trouble early when captain Corey Maggette was lost for the game, but his teammates picked him up in a hard-fought win. Tri-State had strong performances from captain... [more]

The crowd was at its loudest all day when The Answer took the court. Allen Iverson is the player/coach for 3’s Company and fans were psyched to see Iverson in action. That said, he was more coach than player – scoring 2 points in his nine minutes of... [more]

TRILOGY 60, KILLER 3s 45 The final game of the day turned out to be the most lopsided. Killer 3s player/coach Charles Oakley did not suit up, and perhaps they could have used the big man out there. Reggie Evans had a solid game for Oak’s... [more]