Former FAMU player Nasir Core making noise in the Big3

Since leaving the Highest of Seven Hills, former Florida A&M basketball player Nasir Core has plied his craft all over the world, playing for Achada Grande Volcanico in the Cape Verdian Praia League. Core helped the team ascend to the league’s second-best team and made it to the league’s semifinal round. In March 2022 he joined BC Teuta Durrës of the Albanian Basketball Superliga, the highest division of the Albanian Basketball League. His impact was felt immediately, as he helped Teuta win its fourth Albanian Supercup. Along the way, Core…

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Caitlyn Clark’s offer from the BIG3 was bigger than we thought

It has already been widely reported that former Iowa star Caitlin Clark was offered $5 million to take part in Ice Cube’s BIG3. The $5 million greatly dwarfs anything she would make in the WNBA, but news has emerged that the offer was even more lucrative than originally appeared.  According to reporting from TMZ Sports and OutKick, the offer included a $10 million salary over 2 years, a percentage of team ownership, 50% of merchandise revenue as well as a stake in an upcoming BIG3 documentary that comes with a…

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Trilogy wins BIG3 title with 50-45 win over 3 Headed Monsters

NEWS PROVIDED BYBIG3  Jarrett Jack’s successful Taco Bell “Bring the Fire” one-on-one challenge and clutch three-point game winner ended the highly competitive Championship Game Presented by Verizon Gary Payton’s 3 Headed Monsters led by 13 points at halftime but suffered a heartbreaking defeat in front of a sold-out crowd. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In a thrilling back and forth title game and rematch of the inaugural BIG3 final, Trilogy became the first team to win two BIG3 championships and claim The Julius Erving Championship Trophy. Stephen Jackson’s team prevailed in what was…

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How and where to watch the August 7, 2021 BIG3 action

From the BIG3: TUNE IN ON CBS ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 7TH AT 12PM ET STREAMING LIVE AND FREE ON TRILLER AND FITE AT 2PM ET TRILLER’S FREE BIG3 BROADCAST WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGH A COMPUTER, SMART PHONE, TABLET OR A SMART TV. THE BIG3 WEEK 6 WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE FREE FITE APPS ON APPLE TV, ANDROID TV, ROKU, AND AMAZON FIRE PREVIEW ALL SIX MATCHUPS BELOW GAME 1: TRI-STATE (3-2) VS BALL HOGS (3-2) CBS 12PM ET Tri-State lost a tightly contested matchup with Power in week 5 in Milwaukee. Tri-State had a…

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BIG3’s Jermaine Taylor opens up about Achilles injury and wants to inspire others}

from big3.com: Jermaine Taylor was taken early in last year’s BIG3 draft by the Ball Hogs. A team that needed a do-it-all player that could play and defend multiple positions, Taylor was just that for Rick Barry’s squad. “Besides being one of the most athletic players in the BIG3, he’s really hungry, humble and wanting to prove himself on this stage.” Ball Hogs captain Brian Scalabrine said. Promised a lot of minutes, looking as good as ever, Taylor was ready and felt he’d breakout. Taylor had worked tirelessly to get…

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BIG3 postpones China tour

It appears that the well-publicized kerfuffle between China and the NBA has had some ripple effects. The BIG3 announced that the league’s planned Chinese tour that was to take place next month has been postponed . The tour was to start on November 2 and end November 17 and span seven cities. The league released an announcement of the postponement of the tour. No official reason for the postponing was given at this time.

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Joe Johnson signs with Pistons

Joe Johnson’s domination of the BIG3 caught the attention of several NBA teams, and multiple teams brought him in for a workout. The Detroit Pistons reached an agreement with the 7-time NBA All-Star earlier Thursday. While this is good news for the 38-year Johnson, for Micheal Beasley it means that his NBA journey will have to continue with another ballclub as he will be waived to make room for Johnson.

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Joe Johnson’s big game powers Triplets to BIG3 title

In his rookie season in the BIG3, Joe Johnson quickly established himself as the undisputed best player in the league, hitting several game-winning shots, leading the league in both total points scored (175) and points per game (21.9) en route to winning league MVP. Johnson’s on-court exploits helped expansion team Triplets to a league-best 7-1 record and the prohibitive favorite heading into the playoffs. Johnson’s dominance of the league was not unnoticed by the NBA, with the 76ers bringing him for a workout last Thursday, with other teams, including the…

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BIG3 deactivates Lamar Odom, Baron Davis, Bonzi Wells and Jermaine O’Neal for rest of the season; Glenn Davis facing fine

The BIG3 dropped the hammer on some notable players Wednesday and sent a message they are not league to be taken anything less than serious. The league announced via a press release that several players would be deactivated for the remainder of the season. Big Baby was ejected from Power’s matchup against Trilogy for going back and forth with the officials. Once he got the boot, rather than making his way off the court , Davis went into stands, where he was saluted by fans. He then removed his jersey…

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BIG3 Week 2 Recap

From cbssports.com: The BIG3 continued its season schedule with the second weekend of action.  The action got underway on Saturday afternoon when the Triplets defeated Trilogy 51-41 in the first leg of the BIG3 schedule. Joe Johnson paced the Triplets with a stellar performance of 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists. In addition, James White scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds in a losing effort for Trilogy.  The Enemies were able to come away with their first victory of the season as they defeated the Ball Hogs 50-45.…

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