BIG3 ANNOUNCES RESERVE PLAYERS FOR INAUGURAL SEASON

All Eight Teams Pick Up One Reserve Player Before Week One

Tickets For BIG3 2017 Season Now on BIG3.com 

(NEW YORK) — BIG3 announced that eight new players will join the league as reserve players. Following the Player Draft and highly competitive Combine in Las Vegas, the captains and coaches reviewed the eligible Draft Pool to make their selection and best complement their rosters. Each team selected one additional player to serve as a reserve player who will be eligible to be added to their roster in the event of injury to an existing team player or unforeseen circumstances.

The complete list of reserves is below:

  • 3 Headed Monsters – Hakim Warrick
  • Ghost Ballers – Joe Smith
  • Trilogy – Jannero Pargo
  • Tri-State – Lou Amundson
  • Killer 3’s – Eddie Robinson
  • 3’s Company – David Hawkins
  • Power – Paul McPherson
  • Ball Hogs – Desmon Farmer

Each Sunday this summer, BIG3 will bring competitive 3-on-3 half-court basketball to a different city throughout the country, including basketball hot beds Brooklyn, Charlotte, Tulsa, Philadelphia, Dallas, Lexington (Ky.), Los Angeles, Seattle and Las Vegas.Fans will have the opportunity to experience four high-energy match-ups and witness over 40 of the sport’s most skilled competitors battle for the title of 2017 BIG3 Champions.




The full season schedule is below including team match-ups and rosters:

2017 BIG3 SEASON SCHEDULE & TEAM MATCHUPS 

WEEK 1|June 25: Barclays Center | Brooklyn, New York

    •       GAME 1: Ghost Ballers vs. 3 Headed Monsters

    •       GAME 2: Tri-State vs. Power

    •       GAME 3: 3’s Company vs. Ball Hogs

    •       GAME 4: Killer 3’s vs. Trilogy

  

WEEK 2| July 2: Spectrum Center | Charlotte, North Carolina

    •       GAME 1: Ball Hogs vs. Tri-State

    •       GAME 2: Trilogy vs. 3 Headed Monster

    •       GAME 3: Power vs. Killer 3s

    •       GAME 4: 3’s Company vs. Ghost Ballers

  

WEEK 3| July 9: BOK Center | Tulsa, Oklahoma

    •       GAME 1: Power vs. 3 Headed Monsters

    •       GAME 2: Killer 3s vs. Tri- State

    •       GAME 3: Ball Hogs vs. Ghost Ballers

    •       GAME 4: Trilogy vs. 3’s Company

  

WEEK 4| July 16: Wells Fargo Center | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    •       GAME 1: Ghost Ballers vs. Power

    •       GAME 2: Trilogy vs. Ball Hogs

    •       GAME 3: Killer 3s vs. 3 Headed Monsters

    •       GAME 4: 3’s Company vs. Tri-State

  

WEEK 5| July 23: TBA

    •       GAME 1: Ball Hogs vs. Power

    •       GAME 2: 3’s Company vs. 3 Headed Monsters

    •       GAME 3: Tri-State vs. Trilogy

    •       GAME 4: Killer 3s vs. Ghost Ballers

  

WEEK 6| July 30: American Airlines Center | Dallas, Texas

    •       GAME 1: Killer 3s vs. Ball Hogs

    •       GAME 2: 3’s Company vs. Power

    •       GAME 3: Trilogy vs. Ghost Ballers

    •       GAME 4: Tri-Statevs. 3 Headed Monsters

  

WEEK 7| August 6: Rupp Arena | Lexington, Kentucky

    •       GAME 1: Tri-State vs. Ghost Ballers

    •       GAME 2: Trilogy vs. Power

    •       GAME 3: Ball Hogs vs. 3 Headed Monsters

    •       GAME 4: Killer 3s vs. 3’s Company  

  

WEEK 8| August 13: Staples Center | Los Angeles, California

    •       GAME 1: Ghost Ballers vs. 3 Headed Monsters

    •       GAME 2: Tri- State vs. Power

    •       GAME 3: 3’s Company vs. Ball Hogs

    •       GAME 4: Killer 3s vs. Trilogy

  

WEEK 9| August 20: Key Arena | Seattle, Washington(Playoffs)

    •       GAME 1: 1st Place vs. 4th Place  

    •       GAME 2: 2nd Place vs. 3rd Place

    •       GAME 3: 5th Place vs. 6th Place

    •       GAME 4: 7th Place vs. 8th Place

  

WEEK 10| August 26: T-Mobile Arena | Las Vegas, Nevada(Championship Finals)

    •       Championship Finals: Winner of Playoff Game 1 vs. Winner of Playoff Game 2

    •       Consolation Finals: Loser of Playoff Game 1 vs. Loser of Playoff Game 2

 

BIG3 games will be played every Sunday in a different city, in a quadruple header at the same venue.Games will be presented the following night in primetime at 8 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1 in a thrilling “Monday Night Basketball” experience. The league championship will be played on Saturday, Aug. 26 and broadcast live on the FOX broadcast network at 4:30 p.m. ET.

Featuring professional basketball’s first four-point shot, BIG3 games will be packed with highly skilled, intensely competitive matchups in the world’s most popular form of basketball – 3-on-3. The winning team will be the first to score 60 points.BIG3 games highlight the biggest basketball superstars competing at the highest competitive level.The league structure encourages this incredibly, competitive group of players to vie for a revenue share based on final league standings.  

For more information and to sign up for news updates, visit www.BIG3.com.

 

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