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What You Need To Know About The 2018 BIG3 Draft

Ice Cubes the BIG3 league is embarking on its second season after creating a solid buzz in its inaugural campaign, which was driven by the presence of coaches and players such as NBA legend and Hall of Famer Allen Iverson,  Mike Bibby, Rashard Lewis, Dr. J and Stephen Jackson.

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 The BIG3 has made some executive changes, bringing in Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler as BIG3 Commissioner to replace Roger Mason Jr. Former high-flying NBA players like Baron Davis, Metta World Peace, Nate Robinson and Amar’e Stoudemire are all new editions to the league. Hoops Hall of Famer and pioneer Nancy Lieberman joins the mix as the coach of Power, becoming the first female head coach in a men’s pro league. She represents Big3’s commitment to diversity.   

Thats the beauty ofIce Cubes league. We get to see iconic people and players. Those legends of yesterday driven by fans who want to see them get out on that court one last time in some capacity. The League’s full of players with various stories of success and failure. Players whose feats are permanently etched in our memories and we long to cheer them on, or see them break ankles or expose a bulging a vein in their competitive necks again.   

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The BIG3 teams will fill out the remaining spots on their rosters during Thursday’s draft, with 80 players vying for 19 spots. Teams will choose from a pool of talented of predominantly former NBA players. Notable possible draftees include 7-foot health risk Greg Oden, the captivating Chris “Birdman” Andersen, former NBA sharp shooter Quentin Richardson, Marquis Daniels, high school to NBA bust Eddy Curry and Smush Parker.

Here’s how to watch the draft, along with first-round the draft order, current rosters and the list of some notable players who are eligible to be drafted.

 Catch The Action

The Big3 Draft will on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1. Theres also a free live stream from fuboTV

First-Round Draft Order

Round 1

  • (1) Ball Hogs
  • (2) 3’s Company
  • (3) Killer 3s
  • (4) Power
  • (5) Tri-State
  • (6) Ghost Ballers

Current Rosters

Trilogy

  • Kenyon Martin (captain)
  • Al Harrington (co-captain)
  • Rashad McCants (co-captain)
  • James White
  • Dion Glover
  • Dahntay Jones

3-Headed Monsters

  • Rashard Lewis (captain)
  • Reggie Evans (co-captain)
  • (Second co-captain TBD)
  • Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
  • Kwame Brown

Killer 3s

  • Chauncey Billups (captain)
  • Stephen Jackson (co-captain)
  • Ron Artest (co-captain)

Ghost Ballers

  • Mike Bibby (captain)
  • Ricky Davis (co-captain)
  • Carlos Boozer (co-captain)

3’s Company

  • DerMarr Johnson (captain)
  • Baron Davis (co-captain)
  • Drew Gooden (co-captain)

 Power

  • Corey Maggette (captain)
  • Cuttino Mobley (co-captain)

Ball Hogs

  • Brian Scalabrine (captain)
  • Josh Childress (co-captain)
  • (Second co-captain TBD)

Tri-State

  • Jermaine O’Neal (captain)
  • Nate Robinson (co-captain)
  • Amar’e Stoudemire (co-captain)

Draft Pool

The notable returning players comprising the draft pool have extensive NBA experience and some have even been stars at some point.  

Larry Hughes, Long Islands Mike James, Lee Nailon, Kareem Rush, Jannero Pargo, Ruben Patterson DeShawn Stevenson, Jerome Williams, Joe Smith, Al Thornton, Mike Sweetney, Kendall Gill are among the major names. 

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