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Ice Cube proclaim BIG 3 Basketball League in NY city

pagoskawaii 17 de January del 2017 celebrities
The rapper Ice Cube presented the BIG 3 Basketball League in New York City. A league where former players from NBA will participate. Such as Chauncey Billups, Jason Williams, Mike Bibby, Allen Iverson. Also Kenyon Martin, Rashard Lewis and Bonzi Wells. These are the names of those who will play, so far, in the important sporting event.

Ice Cube with his business partner Jeff Kwatinetz are behind the ambitious project, the new 3-on-3 league. The rapper spoke about the BIG 3 Basketball League in a press conference in New York City. He said that it sucks to see your favorite players retire.

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There’s nothing good about it, especially when you know they still got game. The rapper added that his father always told him ‘if you don’t think big, you will always be small’. So he decided to bet on a great idea, all with the intention of bringing back to the game his favorite basketball stars, those he grew up watching play.

The BIG 3 Basketball League season will start next June 24 and will last ten weeks. A draft is set for March too. Ice cube also explained that the league will be made up of eight teams with five players.

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On the other hand, the basketball superstar Allen Iverson detailed how it feels to be part of the new league, he said is so happy to be a part of it, and he hope little kids just get a chance to embrace it and love it for what it is.

The Hall of Famer Allen Iverson, also said he thinks that this will not be the only time this event happens. He believes that surely the new league will continue to be part of the culture. So he is very happy to be part of the project.

The rapper Ice Cube also hopes to recruit other basketball players who are very popular and known for their great skills in the game. The names of them are Vince Carter, Paul Pierce, Tracy McGrady, and Kobe Bryant.

Meanwhile, former New Jersey Nets All-Star Kenyon Martin, who serves as the league’s first signee, said he saw an opportunity to do something different. Kenyon Martin also said the new league it’s something innovative.

Former two-time NBA All-Star Rashard Lewis said he will relive his childhood days playing 3-on-3 basketball with his friends and family and all because he decided to participate in BIG 3 Basketball League.

Remember that in 2014 Lewis suffered an upswing in his sports career. After a physical test was shown the doctors said he needed an operation on his right knee. With the new league created by Ice Cube, the player can participate without any problem. As he explained, the format of the competition will allow enough rest, as it will only be a game every Saturday a week.

The sports competition will also include a half-time show. In which the rapper Ice Cube may interpret his successes.

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