On March 15, 2018, Clyde “The Glide” Drexler was named Commissioner of the BIG3. Drexler, an NBA Champion and 10-time All-Star, served as coach of BIG3 team Power for the league’s inaugural 2017 season. He 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.
Drexler is a 15-year NBA veteran and a two-time Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee. He was named one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history. During his distinguished NBA career, Drexler played for the Portland Trail Blazers (1983-95) and Houston Rockets (1995-98) and won a gold medal as part of the 1992 U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball ‘Dream Team. In 1,086 career NBA games, Drexler averaged 20.4 points, 6.1 rebounds and 5.6 assists per game. Prior to going pro, Drexler was an original member of “Phi Slamma Jamma,” leading the University of Houston to back-to-back NCAA Final Four appearances.