Barrett Sports Media: BIG3 Announces Its Broadcasting Team Ahead of Start
By BIG3 June 29, 2021
By: Michael Quirk
The BIG3 announced its broadcasting team for 2021 that will include John Salley as the official sideline commentator.
After missing the 2020 season due to Covid-19, the BIG3 is set to go for 2021 with a strong broadcast partner continuing with CBS. The league announced on Monday its lineup of broadcasters that will include WNBA legend Lisa Leslie and former NBA player and renowned basketball personality John Salley as a sideline commentator.
“From players to coaches to announcers, BIG3 continues to attract some of the biggest names in basketball. John Salley is a basketball legend, and will we know he will bring energetic banter and immense basketball knowledge to broadcasts in his first season with the league. The group’s charisma, passion, and understanding of the game and the BIG3 will lead to a special broadcast and leave fans absolutely entertained,” said BIG3 co-founder, Ice Cube.
Salley played 15 years in the NBA, has acted in various films, and was of course one of the stars of The Best Damn Sports Show Period. Leslie won two WNBA championships and was the coach of the 2019 BIG3 champion Triplets. They will be joined by NBA players Avery Johnson and Jim Jackson, as well as renowned sportscasters Brian Custer, Ed Cohen, and Carter Blackburn.