Fresh off the announcement that the BIG3 will get underway at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on June 25th, the professional 3-on-3 league has announced another big name acquisition with the signing of the legendary Julius “Dr. J” Erving as a coach. Erving will round out the league’s eight team coaches, joining the ranks of Allen Iverson, Charles Oakley, Gary Payton, George Gervin, Clyde Drexler, Rick Barry, and Rick Mahorn.


The BIG3 announced at today’s New York Knicks vs. Brooklyn Nets game that the highly anticipated professional 3-on-3 basketball league’s first game day will tip off at Bar-clays Center in Brooklyn on June 25, 2017. BIG3 has continued to gain momentum since first launching in January and has celebrated the steady acquisition of big name talent. Brooklyn will be the first stop in the 10 week season, that will bring exhilarating 3-on-3 basketball played by some of the game’s most revered names to a different city each weekend this summer.

The BIG3, the highly anticipated 3-on-3 professional basketball league, announced today Josh Childress, Reggie Evans, Larry Hughes, Ivan Johnson and Brian Scalabrine as the latest signings to its Draft player pool.

Childress, Evans, Hughes, Johnson and Scalabrine join Latrell Sprewell, J.R. Rider, Earl Boykins, Brian Cook, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, Kenny Anderson, Smush Parker, Jamario Moon, Ruben Patterson, Etan Thomas, Marcus Banks, Keith Bogans, Derrick Byars, Shane Heal, Mike James, Voshon Lenard, Rashad McCants, Lee Nailon, Eddie Robinson, Xavier Silas, Ndudi Ebi, Pops Mensah-Bonsu, Lawrence Moten, Andre Owens, and James White as players eligible for the upcoming BIG3 Draft. The BIG3 will announce new signings each Monday leading up to the Draft.

Hall of Famer Allen Iverson finally has a name for his 3-on-3 team, the Big3 basketball league just announced it'll be "3'S COMPANY!"

The Answer will officially spread the word the Wednesday -- with the logo and team colors making their debut too.

As for Allen's team, the draft is set for later this year and he'll have some big names to choose from including Brian Scalabrine, Reggie Evans and Josh Childress and Iverson's old running buddy, Larry Hughes ... AI's co-captain is Dermarr Johnson.


6x NBA All-Star Jermaine O'Neal will return to the court this summer in the inagural season of the BIG3. Alongside Bonzi Wells, he will Captain the team TRI-STATE. 

In the upcoming BIG3 Combine, the two men will work together to select 3 additional players to fill out the team. In the BIG3, there are no outside owners, so O'Neal and Wells will guide the formation of the team along with their coach.



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