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Bradley Beal Agrees to 2-Year Extension with the Washington Wizards

Friday, October 18, 2019 9:52 AM

26-year old shooting guard Bradley Beal has just agreed to a 2-year extension with the Wizards worth a whopping $72million, Beal’s agent Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports told ESPN Thursday morning. "This wa...

LeBron to Keep Quiet About China Controversy Moving Forward

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 1:20 PM

After stating that he believed Houston Rockets' general manager Daryl Morey “wasn’t educated” regarding a Tweet that supported antigovernment Hong Kong protesters, LeBron James has had to face some heat.

Kyrie Irving Suffers Blow to the Face Just One Minute Into Preseason Debut

Thursday, October 10, 2019 3:37 PM

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving took a painful hit to his mask-protected face during Wednesday’s controversial preseason matchup against the Lakers in Shanghai. LA’s Rajon Rondo appeared to hit Irving w...


Kyle Lowry Agrees to $31-million Dollar One-Year Extension with Toronto Raptors

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:38 PM

In excellent news for Lowry and his championship team, five-time all-star Kyle Lowry has just agreed to a one-year contract extension that will maintain his loyalty to the Toronto Raptors through the 2020-21 NBA season, ESPN reported Monday.<...

What to Expect as the 2019-2020 NBA Season Kicks Off This Month

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:10 PM

The 2019-2020 NBA regular season will begin on October 22nd, 2019 until April 15th, 2020, with the playoffs beginning on April 18th and ending with the Finals ...

BIG3 China All-Star Tour 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019 3:30 PM

By: Liam Blutman Season three of the BIG3 recently concluded, yet the BIG3 basketball will continue this fall. Ice Cube and the BIG3 announced that select players and coaches will tour Ch...


The Importance of Practice Plans When Coaching Youth Basketball

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 1:53 PM

When it comes to coaching youth basketball the right way, it’s critical to put practice plans into play. But why is it so important? Well, while some coaches of youth basketball camps believe that practice plans aren’t all...

BIG3 Finals Week 11 - Los Angeles, California

Monday, September 2, 2019 3:21 PM

By: Liam Blutman   Wow. It’s been an incredibly exciting season with plenty of highlights, fun moments and nothing short of spectacular games. And all the action throughout the summer has led to t...

Young3 Inspires Long Beach Youth

Sunday, September 1, 2019 12:14 PM

By: Liam Blutman Sad to say but that time of year is upon us— The very end of summer. Unfortunately, as Fall looms it also signifies the Young3 tour is coming to a close. The final camp of the su...


BIG3 Week 10 - New Orleans, Louisiana

Sunday, August 25, 2019 5:01 PM

By: Liam Blutman It’s playoff time! The BIG3 brought you some playoff basketball action in late August, what more could a basketball fan want? Fans saw the Killer 3’s battle Power and Tripl...

BIG3 Ballout Week 9 - Dallas, Texas

Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:00 PM

By: Liam Blutman Super exciting times in BIG3 as we’ve made it to week 9 of the third season. It’s the final week before the postseason begins and these matchups...

DeShawn Stevenson Gives Back To The Dallas Youth With A Shooting For Peace Clinic

Friday, August 16, 2019 11:49 PM

By: Liam Blutman DeShawn Stevenson returned to Dallas, Texas and made it his duty to give back to the community. DeShawn Stevenson teamed up with Shooting for Peace to deliv...


BIG3 Week 8 - Miami, Florida

Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:20 PM

By: Liam Blutman   It’s absolutely nuts that the BIG3 has already reached and completed week eight of it’s third season. That means just one more week remains until playoff season is upon us...

Young3 Showcases Elite Talent In Miami, Florida

Saturday, August 10, 2019 12:37 AM

By: Liam Blutman Much like King James, the Young3 took their talents and headed to South Beach for our much anticipated return to Miami, Florida. Last years camp was jam packed with over 200 kids in the bui...

5 of the Best Basketball Drills for Coaching Youth Basketball

Friday, August 9, 2019 1:08 PM

When it comes to coaching youth basketball at youth basketball camps like the Young3, there are so many different basketball drills capable of helping develop a young player&...


5 Benefits of Basketball Camps for Today’s Youth

Thursday, August 8, 2019 4:17 PM

Is your child enrolled in any extra-curricular sports activities?  Better yet, are they as physically active as they should be? It’s certainly an important issue that all parents and/or guardians should consider. And fortun...

BIG3 Week 7 - Chicago + Milwaukee

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:30 AM

By: Liam Blutman It’s already week 7 of the BIG3’s third season and boy oh boy the playoff race is really heating up as you have eight or nine teams that are contending for the four spots. We already ...

Young3 Receives Raving Reviews In Return To Chicago

Saturday, August 3, 2019 5:45 PM

By: Liam Blutman   The Young3 traveled to Chicago, Illinois to give back to the youth with some life lessons and fun via basketball. It was a solid turnout here in Chicago at the Union Leag...


Five Mid-Major Breakout Candidates 2019-20

Friday, August 2, 2019 6:33 AM

By: Liam Blutman   As the summer approaches, college basketball is that much closer and it’s about time to part ways with the 2018-19 season that concluded with a Virginia championship that gave u...

BIG3 Week 6 - Salt Lake City, Utah

Sunday, July 28, 2019 2:27 PM

By: Liam Blutman Can you believe it? It’s already week 6 of the BIG3’s third season! There were three games played this week, all of them in Salt Lake City, Utah. It’s a bye week for half the le...

Salt Lake City Falls In Love With The Young3 Experience

Saturday, July 27, 2019 5:57 PM

By: Liam Blutman We’re out here in Salt Lake City as the Young3 has made its way to Utah to spread positivity and influence the youth. It was a nice showing from the community as we had around 100 kids part...


Young3, BIG3, and Nancy Lieberman Improve OKC’s Community

Sunday, July 21, 2019 7:21 PM

By: Liam Blutman Nancy Lieberman, Head Coach of the defending champion Power, donated yet another Dream Court today. This one provided to the community of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. We were proud to host 45 p...

BIG3 Week 5 - Kansas City, Missouri and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Sunday, July 21, 2019 5:41 PM

By: Liam Blutman The BIG3 has advanced all the way to week 5 as this season has clearly sped by and excited to report that things are really heating up. This weekend the games took place in Kansas City, Mis...

Young3 Shines Bright In Kansas City, Missouri

Saturday, July 20, 2019 12:39 AM

By: Liam Blutman   The Young3 is out here in Kansas City this week. Kansas City, Missouri to be exact and not Kansas City, Kansas which is only 15 minutes away. We can happily let you know that we saw a...


BIG3s Under-Appreciated Star - Craig Smith

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 11:04 PM

By: Liam Blutman The third season of the BIG3 is five weeks in and many compelling storylines have descended upon the league thus far. One story in particular has caught everybody’s attention and that is simply the star power th...

BIG3 Week 4 - Providence and Brooklyn

Sunday, July 14, 2019 4:27 PM

By: Liam Blutman   The BIG3 rolls on with week four stops in Providence, Rhode Island and Brooklyn, New York. It’s the first time the BIG3 find themselves playing in Providence, and the games took place at Dunkin Do...

Young3 Thrives In Providence, Rhode Island

Friday, July 12, 2019 10:39 PM

By: Liam Blutman After three incredible weeks, The Young3 ventured out to the northeast for this weeks camp. More specifically our journey took us to South Side Boys and Girls Club in Providence, Rhode Isla...


BIG3 Week 3 - Birmingham and Atlanta

Sunday, July 7, 2019 4:52 PM

By: Liam Blutman It’s week 3 of the BIG3 which means two more cities were treated to some big-time 3 on 3 basketball. Birmingham, Alabama got the Saturday games and Atlanta while Georgia played host t...

Young3 Has The Birmingham, Alabama Community Buzzing With Excitement

Friday, July 5, 2019 10:43 PM

By: Liam Blutman   Another week, another act of kindness delivered, this time in Birmingham, Alabama. The Young3 team is responsible and let me say that today’s camp was flat out impeccable. We we...

Young3 and BIG3 Give Back To The Youth On Behalf of Nancy Lieberman - Charlotte, North Carolina

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:05 PM

By: Liam Blutman As a wise man named Ice Cube once said, “Today was a good day.” The date of June 29th, 2019 attests to that simple statement by one Ice Cube. For it was on tha...


BIG3 Week 2 - Charlotte and Philadelphia

Monday, July 1, 2019 5:32 AM

By: Liam Blutman   We out here, BIG3 Week 2. Charlotte and Philadelphia were the destination spots. It was a fun weekend, we saw some good games, great trash talk, and dominant performances. ...

Ice Cube Preaches Greatness at Young3 - Charlotte, North Carolina

Friday, June 28, 2019 5:35 PM

By: Liam Blutman Week 2 of the Young3 saw us take the tour to the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club in Charlotte, North Carolina and boy did the kids of Charlotte show up! We were so amazed to have had &nb...

Masai Ujiri Divulges the Latest On Leonard’s Next Move

Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:09 PM

Toronto Raptors’ President Masai Ujiri gave fans an update on free agent Kawhi Leonard’s next moves during a season-ending press conference on Tuesday.The conference was heartening for anyone pleading for Leonard to st...


Pascal Siakam’s NBA’s Most Improved Player Award

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:49 PM

The Toronto Raptors’ champion forward Pascal Siakam has won the NBA’s Most Improved Player Award. With an average of 16.9 points per game (up from 7.3 the previous year) in his third NBA season with...

BIG3 Week One - Detroit and Indianapolis

Monday, June 24, 2019 1:03 PM

 By: Liam Blutman Summer is here and with it the BIG3 has returned! After a long wait we finally got to see visionary, Ice Cube’s innovative 3 on 3 league back in action. Week 1, Day 1 of Se...

“Young3 and BIG3 Hitting Social Responsibility”

Saturday, June 22, 2019 5:25 PM

By: Liam Blutman Saturday, the 22nd of June, another act of positivity curated by the Young3 in tandem...


Young3 - Detroit, Michigan

Saturday, June 22, 2019 7:49 AM

Alas, the Young3 is back on the summer circuit, traveling from city to city, blessing the youth through the wonderful game of basketball. Myself and the rest of the Young3 staff is super excited to get back at it and for our first week ...

Young3 Staff Spotlight - Liam Blutman

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:49 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. Lastly we have, Liam Blutman. Yes, ...

Young3 Staff Spotlight - Bryan Burrell

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:48 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. Here we have, Bryan Burrell. Bryan ...


Young3 Staff Spotlight - Joshua Williams

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:48 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. Next up is Joshua Williams, the you...

Young3 Staff Spotlight - Johnnie Williams

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:47 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the valuable members of our staff and what they bring to the table. We are thrilled to have J...

Young3 Staff Spotlight - Kevin Whitted

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:46 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the valuable members of our staff and what they bring to the table. Next up is Kevin Whitted....


Young3 Staff Spotlight - Eric “Broadway” Jones

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:46 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. The next member of our team is Eric...

Young3 Staff Spotlight - Desmon Farmer

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:45 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. Next up is Desmon Farmer. One of th...

Young3 Staff Spotlight - Charles “Choo” Smith

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:44 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. We are so thrilled to boast that fo...


Young3 Staff Spotlight - James “Hollywood” Robinson

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:43 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. Next up is the man they call Hollyw...

Young3 Staff Spotlight - Erin Thorn

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:43 PM

With the Young3 camps on the horizon, we thought it’d be a great idea to introduce you to the member of our staff and what they bring to the table. First up, is Erin Thorn. Erin is th...

The Toronto Raptors Make History With First-Ever NBA Championship Win

Friday, June 14, 2019 2:53 PM

What a time to be Toronto.The Raptors, an unconventional cast of diversely talented players, made NBA history last night with their 114-110 win over the Golden State Warriors in a 6th and final game of the seaso...


Rising Star - Malik Fitts

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 1:16 PM

By: Liam BlutmanHere’s another name to remember amongst the college basketball landscape. The name? Malik Fitts.Malik is entering his Redshirt Junior season, his se...

Rising Star - Ochai Agbaji

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 1:02 PM

By: Liam Blutman Here’s a rarity... I’m going to highlight a player who attends a program in a major conference. True, I mostly write about players at mid-majors like Colgate ...

Bittersweet 106-105 Win Keeps Warriors in Race to NBA Championship Title

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:00 PM

Monday night’s Game 5 of the NBA Finals ended in the Warriors stealing the game (and what would have been a historic moment for Toronto) with just one point in Golden State’s favor.The powerhouse of a team shot a whopp...


After Game 4 Victory, Raptors are Just One Game Away from Historic Championship Title

Monday, June 10, 2019 5:54 PM

Nobody really saw Friday night’s game ending the way it did. For the first half it seemed like Golden State had Game 4 in the bag – especially with the strong return of key Warrior Klay Thompson. But the cool and ...

Rising Star - Jalen Pickett

Monday, June 10, 2019 5:03 PM

By: Liam Blutman Jalen Pickett, 6 foot 4, point guard. Jalen is from Rochester, New York and is a player who was severely under-recruited. He chose to play at Siena over fellow MAAC schoo...

Young3 to Air Tournaments Live on BIG3 Website All Summer

Friday, June 7, 2019 3:30 PM

Ice Cube and Jeff Kwatinetz’s BIG3 3-on-3 basketball league has announced that it will be airing Young3 basketball tournaments live on its website for all of summer 2019. For those who don’t know, Young3 is a BIG3 program ...


Incredible Game 3 Win Gives Raptors 2-1 NBA Finals Lead

Thursday, June 6, 2019 4:29 PM

Before Wednesday night’s game, one Raptor wrote "let it rip" on the locker room whiteboard. And that’s exactly what they did. Game 3 of the NBA Finals saw a giant 123-109 victory for Toronto...

Who Is Lamine Diane?

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 4:02 PM

By: Liam Blutman Lamine Diane? Who? That’s what many of you are thinking right now. That’s what I was thinking just a few months ago. I had never heard of Lamine, I’...

Texas Tech Ban of Smartphones Fueled A Final Four Run

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 3:25 PM

Texas Tech Banned Smartphones Before Making Their Final Four Run Yes, you read that title correctly. Texas Tech basketball banned the use of smartphones amidst a losing streak in Febr...


Raptors Fans Loyalty

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 2:57 PM

The NBA has 30 teams that fight for the Larry O’Brien Trophy each season. 29 of those teams are located in the United States of America. One resides in Toronto, Canada.Toronto basketball was born back on N...

Warriors Get Even with Raptors; Claiming 109-104 Victory in Game 2 of NBA Finals

Monday, June 3, 2019 10:32 AM

What started off as a seemingly unpromising Game 2 for Golden State ended in a triumphant win. With Stephen Curry struggling to deliver up to his usual standards at the game’s start and missi...

Raptors Dominate Warriors 118-109 In Game 1 of NBA Finals

Friday, May 31, 2019 8:50 AM

A magical moment for Toronto; the Raptors secured a 1-0 lead in this best-of-seven series against Golden State on Thursday night. In fact, it was the team’s second-best shooting game of this postseason – and a gam...


Raptors’ Danny Green Comments on Shooting Slump

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 4:56 PM

The Toronto Raptors’ Danny Green is not blind to the struggles he faced against the Milwaukee Bucks during the Eastern Conference Finals – and yet he continues to hear about it from the public. "Everybody I come acro...

BIG3 Embraces Mental Health Awareness in a Diverse Season 3

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:57 AM

Ice Cube and Jeff Kawtinetz’s 3-on-3 basketball league is about to roll out its third and largest season yet – and there’s no question as to whether the franchise is doing their part to keep basketball inclusive and welcomin...

Four Names I'd Like To See In Season Four Of The BIG3

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 5:28 PM

Carmelo Anthony Everybody knows the name Carmelo Anthony. Melo was the 3rd overall pick of the famous 2003 NBA Draft after playing just one season at Syracuse, where he averaged 22.2...


Young3 - Las Vegas Aces Game

Monday, May 20, 2019 5:11 PM

The Las Vegas Aces hosted a preseason game against the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday, May the 19th. Although the hometown Aces fell 79-75 it was a great day for some local kids. The Young3...

Rising Star - Jordan Burns

Thursday, May 16, 2019 2:32 PM

Jordan Burns, 6’0” guard, Colgate. Good ole Colgate. A college in Hamilton, New York that about 3,000 or so students call home for the time being.Jordan Burns averaged 11.9 P...

Kawhi Leonard’s Buzzer-Beating Shot Takes Down the 76ers

Monday, May 13, 2019 5:40 PM

The Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers have been on one hell of a ride.After an uncomfortable loss to Philadelphia in Game 6, Toronto reclaimed their sovereignty in Game 7 on Sunday night with a close 92-90 ...


Collective Effort Just What Raptors Needed in Game 5 against 76ers

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 5:31 PM

In Tuesday night’s Game 5 against the Philadelphia 76ers, the Toronto Raptors slammed down a remarkable 125-89 victory, securing them a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference Semi-finals.Every Raptor was on their A-Game that nig...

BIG3 Draft 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019 4:12 PM

The calendar has flipped to May, one month away from June and the summer is here. So close to BIG3 basketball but first things first, the BIG3 Draft got going on the first day of May. 31 players were selected tonight. Guys who get to ke...

Harden Suffers Injury to Both Eyes During Game 2 of Western Conference Semifinals

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:38 PM

Rockets star James Harden said he “can barely see” after his eyes took an unintentional hit from Golden State’s Draymond Green during the first quarter of Tuesday night’s Game 2.It was Gr...


Young3 Camp - Las Vegas

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 8:51 PM

Following the BIG3 Combine was an incredible Young3 Camp held at The Combine which is located at 7260 Dean Martin Drive in Las Vegas, Nevada. The camp was great as many young kids sho...

BIG3 Combine

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 6:54 PM

The BIG3 Combine just went down in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Tarkanian Basketball Academy. First off, thank you to TBA for hosting this incredible event. The Combine was absolutely fantastic and here is wh...

Top 10 Best Outdoor Basketball Shoes In 2019 - Reviews And Buyer’s Guide 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019 3:46 PM

Most basketball fans know that a good shoe does more than just protect your feet when playing basketball. A sick pair of kicks can change your whole attitude, a new swagger, newfound confidence. As Deion Sanders states: “You look ...


Raptors’ Five-Game Series Win Prove their Shaky Past is History

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:39 PM

The Toronto Raptors won their first-round series over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night, re-branding the team as one with a bright and promising playoff future. The 115-96 victory marked a first for Toronto in f...

Jazz Dodges Elimination, Beating Rockets 107-91

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 3:24 PM

What started off as a rocky beginning ended as a victorious win for the Jazz in Monday night’s Game 4 against the Rockets.Utah’s Donovan Mitchell was undeniably the star of the show, turning things a...

Soon: BIG3 Combine & Draft + Young3 Camp

Monday, April 22, 2019 4:04 PM

Here we go… We are just a week away from the BIG3 Combine and draft! Both events will be going down in Las Vegas, Nevada. Last years’ combine and draft took place in Southern California, with the combine in Santa Monica and...


Cousins Exits Warriors Game with ‘Significant’ Left Quad Injury

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:26 AM

Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins suffered an injury to his left quad in Game 2 of the team’s first-round playoff series against the Clippers on Monday night.According to ESPN, an MRI exam scheduled for Tue...

New BIG3 Player To Watch

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 4:32 PM

We are just a few months from the start of BIG3 Season 3 and I just want to talk about a player that we all need to watch closely. While the attention will be on Gilbert Arenas, Josh Smith, Joe Johnson, Kendrick Perkins, and other new i...

An Issue With The NBA Draft

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 3:15 PM

The NBA Draft is a great opportunity for 60 young men to be drafted into the most prestigious basketball league in the world. They’ve been striving for this moment their entire lives, waiting to hear their name call...


Young3 - Memphis, Tennessee

Monday, April 15, 2019 3:00 PM

The Young3 just keeps on thriving! A few days ago Kevin Whitted held a camp in Memphis, Tennessee at the KWBS Training Facility. About 40 kids were hyped to be apart of this great event. ...

Mike D’Antonio Expected to Make Return Before Playoffs

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 1:06 PM

Houston Rockets coach Mike D’Antonio, who has been hospitalized with an intestinal virus since last Friday, is expected to be released from care Tuesday.This means he will be able to rejoin the Rockets as they play their fin...

College Basketball Coaching Changes

Monday, April 8, 2019 4:41 PM

With the college basketball season coming to a close we have seen many names be thrown into the coaching carousel. Let’s take a look at some of the coaches who have been hired, fired, or retired.


Rockets Beat Suns With Record-Breaking 27 3-Pointers

Monday, April 8, 2019 4:39 PM

In Sunday night’s game against the Phoenix Suns, the Houston Rockets secured a 149-113 win and broke their NBA record for the most 3-pointers made in a single game (27).James “The Beard” Harden...

BIG3 Partners With CBS and CBS Sports in New Broadcasting Deal

Friday, April 5, 2019 2:04 PM

The BIG3 league founded by Ice Cube and Jeff Kwatinetz announced Thursday that it will be teaming up with CBS/CBS Sports as its official broadcast partner this summer 2019. “Since day 1, BIG3 has always been about hard-nosed, fierce com...

Warriors Defeat Nuggets 116-102 Tuesday Night

Thursday, April 4, 2019 3:27 PM

The Golden State Warriors took down the Denver Nuggets 116-102 in Tuesday night’s heated matchup game, increasing the team’s lead for the top seed in the Western Division.Kevin Durant wowed spectator...


LeBron to Miss Remaining Six Games of NBA Season

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 5:15 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers announced this past weekend that LeBron would be missing the final six games in order to give his left groin injury a chance to heal completely. It was on Christmas Day that the unfortunate injury occur...

Final Four Time

Monday, April 1, 2019 5:35 PM

It’s been a long long road but after a lengthy season filled with ups, downs, posterizing dunks, buzzer-beating shots, heartbreak, and triumph, we’re down to just four teams who will fight for a National Champ...

Devin Booker Youngest in NBA History To Record Consecutive 50-Point Games

Friday, March 29, 2019 2:47 PM

In a 124-121 loss to the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night, Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns hit the 50-point mark for yet another straight game.This makes Booker the 11th NBA player overall to accomplish...


The Magic Makes Big Strides In Playoff Race

Thursday, March 28, 2019 12:38 PM

The Orlando Magic took down the Miami Heat with a 104-99 win Tuesday night – securing their eighth spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs with the Heat just one game behind.Miami was in the lead 51-42 at halftime, but this ...

2019 NCAA Tournament - I'm Upset There Are No Upsets

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 4:32 PM

We waited so long for the NCAA Tournament to finally arrive. Months of watching great regular season games, thinking oh man… just wait until we get to March when the games are even better and more unpredictable… Yeah&helli...

Kalin Bennett Makes History

Monday, March 25, 2019 4:58 PM

Kalin Bennett made history by becoming the first player with Autism to receive a division one basketball scholarship. Kalin has overcome the odds as he was told he might not speak or walk his entire life. Now he's on to playing colleg...


New Additions To The BIG3

Monday, March 25, 2019 3:10 PM

The BIG3 took a huge step forward in season 2 after a successful inaugural season in 2017. This season, number 3 looks to be promising as they introduce new teams and many new players. The four new teams are the… Aliens, Bivouac,...

It’s an Even Bigger, Better Season for the BIG3 League

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:58 PM

There’s an impressive lineup of new players signed on to play with the BIG3, as well as an exciting future in store for the 3-on-3 league.  The league, co-founded by Ice Cube, is expanding from 8 to 12 teams and 10...

Giannis and LeBron Both Ruled Out of Tuesday’s Game Due to Injuries

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 4:17 PM

Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers will be sitting out Tuesday night’s game due to injuries. Antetokounmpo suffered a right ankle sprain that occurred when he c...


Fitchburg State - The Punch

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 3:05 PM

Back in November a player on Fitchburg State, Kewan Platt punched an opposing player. Platt a junior had led his team in scoring but as you can imagine he was dismissed from the team. In addition to his dismissal from the team, Fitchburg Stat...

NCAA Tournament - Favorite Sleepers

Monday, March 18, 2019 5:57 PM

NCAA March Madness has arrived and I’m here to educate you on my favorite sleepers for this year’s upcoming tournament.First team I love… Northeastern. A 13 seed in the Midwest region...

NCAA Tournament - Under The Radar Players To Watch

Monday, March 18, 2019 5:05 PM

It’s March which means the NCAA Tournament has finally arrived and I’m here to educate y’all on the best under the radar players to pay close attention to this week.I&rsqu...


Houston could be in “Big Trouble”, says Coach D’Antoni

Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:00 AM

On Wednesday, the Golden State Warriors put an end to the Houston Rockets’ beautiful nine-game winning streak with a 106-104 win. James Harden, among other Rockets teammates, handled the 2-point loss with an optimistic attitude....

King James Still Determined Despite LA’s “Slim to None” Playoff Odds

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 12:00 AM

In Tuesday’s 123-107 win against the Bulls, the Lakers had just come off of a 5-game losing streak and are still facing a staggeringly low playoff possibility. “It looks like our chances are slim to none after each and...

NBA Players and Fans - A Love Story

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 5:44 PM

NBA Players and their fans, oh man what a couple. It’s truly a love/hate relationship between the two but hey they seem to make it work most of the time. Fans buy jerseys of these players. Players sign autographs for these fans. W...


Hofstra Advances To CAA Title Game

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 3:16 PM

Justin Wright-Foreman carried Hofstra to the CAA Title game after scoring 42 points in an overtime win over Delaware! Justin Wright-Foreman broke the record for points in a CAA Tournament game of 37 points that was previously shared by ...

How Far Can VCU Go?

Monday, March 11, 2019 5:30 PM

It’s March, conference tournaments are in full swing, the NCAA tournament is a week away. We're just about one week away until the greatest event in sports returns. I’m sure you’re all curious to s...

Conference Tournament Time

Monday, March 4, 2019 4:01 PM

Alas, it’s early March and conference tournaments are on the horizon. We begin today, this 4th of March, with the A-Sun while the Big South begins tomorrow, and more and more tournaments will be getting started soon...


It’s Hawks vs. Heat for a Season Sweep this Monday Night

Monday, March 4, 2019 8:15 AM

In the Hawks vs. Heat game this Monday (tonight), Atlanta will be shooting for a 4-0 season sweep – that, if they were to win, would be the first 4-0 sweep over Miami since the 1990-91 NBA season. In Sunday’s 123-118 win a...

LeBron James Blames “Distracted” Teammates Amidst Playoff Push

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 12:46 PM

Monday night’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies ended in an unfortunate loss for the Los Angeles Lakers, making this the Lakers’ fourth loss out of five games. A frustrated LeBron James shared his thoug...

James Harden 30-Point Streak

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 3:25 PM

  James Harden just went 32 straight games in which he scored 30+ points in. 32! His absurd streak was ended last night by the Atlanta Hawks. James shot 7-21 FG and 0-10 from 3 against the Hawks. James scored 14 from the li...


What Will Zion Williamson

Monday, February 25, 2019 5:15 PM

Zion Williamson, Duke’s freak freshman, has a major decision to make. Does he continue playing for the Blue Devils, who have National Championship aspirations or does he sit out with his knee sprain, cheer on the Du...

NBA All-Star Game Follow Up

Monday, February 25, 2019 3:52 PM

The NBA All-Star Game took place in Charlotte the other week. Team LeBron beat Team Giannis as many expected. Most of the game was close but we all knew LeBron and co would pull away late. LBJ scored 19 and had 8 rebounds. Dwayne Wade a...

Shooting For Peace Event - Charlotte, North Carolina

Thursday, February 21, 2019 3:56 PM

Shooting For Peace Event - Charlotte, North Carolina   Last week the NBA All-Star weekend took place in Charlotte, North Carolina. Members of our CBN team, Jerome Williams and Bryan Burrell made their way out to Charlotte...


A Recap of the 2019 NBA All-Star Game

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1:48 PM

The 2019 All-Star Game that took place over the weekend certainly didn’t fail to entertain die-hard basketball fans across the globe. With Team LeBron and Team Giannis competing head-to-head for victory, Team LeBron took the win...

NCAA Tournament Seedings 2/18/19

Monday, February 18, 2019 4:58 PM

NCAA Tournament Seedings Liam Blutman Teams listed in alphabetical order * = Automatic Qualifier ** = First Four<...

NBA All-Star Weekend 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019 3:52 PM

An eventful NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina has come to a close. There was much to be excited about during this three day stretch. The festivities began with the annual Rising Stars game as the Wor...


NBA All-Star Game Prediction

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 4:57 PM

The NBA All-Star Game takes place this Sunday in Charlotte, North Carolina as Team LeBron goes up against Team Giannis. Both teams are very good and many basketball fans are looking forward to this high-scoring affair.

Bring Back BracketBusters

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 4:02 PM

Long ago in the year 2003, the college basketball world was introduced to BracketBusters. It was an incredible event showcasing mid-major teams who hung on to their high hopes for the NCAA Tournament. BracketB...

What’s Going on with the Lakers/Davis Negotiations?

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 11:48 AM

Amidst all the NBA trades talk last Tuesday, the Los Angeles Lakers put an end to talk about their hopes to acquire Anthony Davis due to New Orleans’ “outrageous” trade requests. Lakers president Magic Johnson decide...


Nevada @ UNLV 1/29/19

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 2:48 AM

Nevada the eighth ranked team in the nation traveled to Las Vegas for a battle with UNLV. The winner of this game was slated to sit atop the Mountain West standings and we realized early that it would be Nevada. The Pack dominated from ...

Mid-Major Studs Flying Under The Radar

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 3:40 PM

Mid-Major basketball truly is incredible and there are so many great players we often talk about. Ja Morant, Mike Daum, Justin Wright-Foreman, and Chris Clemons among others are receiving a lot of attention for their great play this sea...

Potential NCAA Tournament Sleepers

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 5:02 PM

The date is January 21st, a Monday following an insane week of college basketball, we have a new #1 ranked team, Tennessee, and all I can think about are bracket busters come March. The mid-majors you want to pick in your bracket, the u...


NCAA Tournament Seedings 1/22/19

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 4:37 PM

I’ll be listing the 68 teams I think should be in the NCAA Tournament if the season were to end this very second. Automatic Qualifiers will be given to those winning their conference right now. Teams will be ...

Findlay Prep Vs Bishop Gorman

Monday, January 21, 2019 3:02 PM

This was a great high school basketball game that lived up to the hype. The game took place at the South Point and was the headliner of the Big City Showcase. Bishop Gorman won this tough game, 59-55 and it came down to the wire....

The Combine

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 5:25 PM

There is so much to be excited about when talking about The Combine — Las Vegas' newest basketball training facility. A combination of the newest technology, incredible and personable trainers and affordable prices make The Combin...


Young3 Las Vegas

Monday, January 7, 2019 4:40 PM

Young3 Vegas President of the Young3, Jerome Williams made some big moves today as he ran a Young3 camp in his city, Las Vegas.   The camp was held a...

Tark Classic: Thursday

Saturday, December 22, 2018 11:36 PM

This past Thursday I attended the Atari Classic at Bishop Gorman High School which featured big time recruits and some good games. Chino Hills battled Federal Way and Bishop Gorman player Orange Lutheran.In game...

Jerome Williams Visits Canada - Dunk For Diabetes

Monday, December 17, 2018 3:59 PM

The other week president of the Young3, Jerome Williams went up to Canada to talk to a whole bunch of kids. His goal was to stress the importance of being healthy and not getting diabetes. ...


Las Vegas Rescue Mission - Toy Drive

Monday, December 17, 2018 3:35 PM

This past Saturday Jerome Williams, his family, and some members from the Champions Basketball Network headed out to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission to give back to the community. With Chris...

Neon Hoops Showcase

Monday, December 17, 2018 3:31 PM

Two college basketball games took place this Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. UNLV took on longtime rival BYU and LSU faced off against Saint Mary’s in the night cap.You could feel the hatr...

NBA Weekend Recap

Monday, December 17, 2018 3:09 PM

Over the weekend multiple NBA games took place and several players had outstanding performances in their games. Some headlines from the weekend include, Blazers beating the Raptors, M...


College Basketball Update

Monday, December 10, 2018 3:49 PM

College Basketball Update   Another great week of college basketball, it never fails to amaze. #1 went down again and plenty of mid-major talent keeps thriving.   For t...

NBA Weekend Recap

Monday, December 10, 2018 3:26 PM

NBA Weekend Recap   Over the weekend multiple NBA games took place and several players had outstanding performances in their games. Let’s take a look at what happened this weekend. ...

Last Week In College Basketball

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 5:56 PM

Last Week In College Basketball I don’t know about you but I am loving this start to the college basketball season. So many great games, performances, and betting on these games...


NBA Weekend Recap

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 5:38 PM

NBA Weekend Recap Here is the NBA weekend recap... We just have to give Anthony Davis his props for dominating this weekend. This ...

Shooting For Peace Takes On Las Vegas Rescue Mission

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 3:58 PM

A chance to feed the homeless and give back to the community took place on November 21st at the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. This was the day before Thanksgiving and many good people came here to give back and make people’s days.

NBA Weekend Recap

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 3:56 PM

Over the weekend multiple NBA games took place and several players had outstanding performances in their games.   The Rockets continue to struggle as they dropped both games this weekend! Despite James ...


Last Week In College Basketball

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 3:51 PM

This has been a very intriguing start to the 2018-19 college basketball season. Many have pegged Duke as the national champion and I continue to disagree with those comments. Let’s take a look at what happened in the last week.

BIG3 News: Corey Maggette and the LA Clippers

Thursday, November 1, 2018 12:00 AM

This will be Maggettes’ 5th season with Prime Ticket, and in addition to being an analyst he’ll continue to be on the Clippers pre-game and post-game shows called “Clippers Live.” Being called back to commentat...

Jerome Williams visits Africa - Young3 Nigeria Tour

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 10:46 AM

In Nigeria, Jerome did several clinics with the Power Forward Initiative. These clinics were sponsored by Africare, a non-profit organization which provides development aid for Africa, and Exxon Mobil, a gas corporation that was also interest...


Jerome Williams - Canada Tour: Part 2 (Toronto)

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 10:46 AM

Following his trip to Montreal, Jerome ventured off to Toronto. While Jerome wasn’t in Toronto for long he still made a great impact when he held a Legends Shooting For Peace assembly at Jarvis Collegiate Institute, a high school in Tor...

Big3 Week 7 - Boston, Massachusetts

Saturday, August 4, 2018 12:00 AM

We saw Trilogy take down Ball Hogs 51-45, Tri-State defeated Killer 3’s by the same score, Power dethroned 3 Headed Monsters 51-40, and 3’s Company ran over Ghost Ballers 51-33. The Ball Hogs got out to a quick 9-2 start a...

 

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