The Champions Basketball League, an independent pro league that has repeatedly failed to start its inaugural season after taking hundreds of thousands of dollars of investment from regular fans, sued Ice Cube’s Big3 league for $250 million earlier this month. Today, the Big3 filed a counter defamation suit against the…
The Champions Basketball League, which was pitched to investors as a 16-team basketball league made up of former NBA players, has had quite a bit of trouble getting itself off the ground. The league is now placing the blame for its struggles at the feet of another independent basketball league, Ice Cube’s Big3.
Who would have thought that a casual basketball league marketed with the draw of seeing an entertaining but notoriously mercurial and old player would fall apart because said old player stopped giving a shit about casual basketball?
The Big3 league said it is investigating Allen Iverson’s absence after the Hall of Famer failed to show up for a game in Dallas on Sunday.
Allen Iverson was on time.
Tonight, FS1 will broadcast all the hot 3-on-3 action that took place at the Nets’ arena in Brooklyn yesterday. The conceit of the Big 3 was pretty simple: Ice Cube rounded up a bunch of old NBA stars and had them play 3-on-3 hoops. The fact that they were all old really affected the quality of play.
Scintillating 3-on-3 basketball action is going down right now—right now!—in Brooklyn, at Barclays Center. Probably this or that former NBA star you remember fondly is doing a cool basketball move as I type this. Why aren’t you watching? You should definitely be watching. You should go right now and open up your cable…