Ice Cube explains why BIG3 suspended Allen Iverson

The BIG3 on Wednesday announced that 3’s Company player-coach Allen Iverson will be suspended for the team’s upcoming game in Lexington, Ky. In light of Wednesday’s development, BIG3 founder Ice Cube took a moment to explain the league’s decision to suspend Iverson.“Well, we talked about holding up the legitimacy of the league and he knows that him not showing up hurts...
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August 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: BIG3 suspends Allen Iverson one game

Allen Iverson has reportedly been suspended one game by the BIG3 after an unexplained absence on Sunday in Dallas. Iverson was supposed to coach and play for 3’s Company on Sunday for their Week 6 game. However, he was an unexpected no-show, prompting the BIG3 to issue a statement in which it said it was investigating the matter.Monday, TMZ reported Iverson had been out on an all...
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August 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson apologizes for missing BIG3 game

Allen Iverson issued a statement via his Instagram page on Tuesday in which he apologized for missing his BIG3 game on Sunday.Here’s what Iverson said in his comments:“First and foremost, I apologize to Ice Cube & my Big3 family, my fans and everyone disappointed by my absence in Dallas this past weekend.“I have spoken with Ice Cube directly regarding the details of my...
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August 01, 2017  |  Discuss

BIG3 Referee Hotline Bling: A.I. goes M.I.A.

The NBA's new hotline for players is there for players to call to voice their opinions about officiating, plead their cases and, if you’re Matt Barnes, threaten to fight the phone itself. Not to be outdone, the BIG3 has also followed suit with a phone number for all its retired NBA players.Yardbarker has obtained exclusive communications from the BIG3 office, which are totally...
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August 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson reportedly hit casino hard before missing BIG3 game

Allen Iverson missed a BIG3 league game in Dallas over the weekend, and there is now some information circulating about his possible whereabouts.TMZ Sports reports that Iverson was gambling at a casino in the Chicago area until 3 a.m. the day of the game. He also appeared at a restaurant nearby the casino later on Sunday evening, according to the report.This seems to be a concerning...
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July 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Iverson blew off BIG3 after all-nighter at casino

Allen Iverson was nowhere to be found Sunday night in Dallas when his 3’s Company team was playing its Week 6 BIG3 game. The burgeoning 3-on-3 league issued a statement in which it said it was investigating Iverson’s absence, which was unexplained and unexpected (more on that here).Perhaps TMZ Sports can shed some light into this for the BIG3. According to their sources, Iverson...
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July 31, 2017  |  Discuss

The Rewind: Vince Carter's graduation day celebration that wasn't

Welcome to The Rewind, where we dig through tapes, YouTube videos and streaming services and revisit some of the most interesting games in history. There is something special about revisiting a favorite movie, a favorite show no longer on the air, or even just pulling out an album and giving it a spin the whole way through for the first time in a long while. Inevitably you pick...
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May 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Ice Cube’s 3-on-3 league will introduce four-point shot

With the first season of Ice Cube’s anticipated 3-on-3 traveling league coming soon, the rules for the basketball league are beginning to be hashed out. Among them will be the introduction of a four-point line on the court. Get ready for some shots from way downtown, NBA Jam-style (or pregame Golden State Warriors-style)! One of the new league’s star attractions, Allen Iverson...
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January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

15 great moments from Allen Iverson's iconic career

Allen Iverson is known as the Answer, but what is the question? Can a convicted felon live out his dream? Iverson did. Struggles came early for Iverson when he was convicted of maiming by mob through a rarely used Virginia statute. Iverson spent four months in jail before being granted clemency by the state's governor. He was able to get the attention of coach John Thompson at...
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September 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson's unapologetic brilliance took him to the HOF

Allen Iverson moved up from the short corner to the right wing to set a screen for Eric Snow, who was initiating the offense. The screen was set on a young Derek Fisher, a head full of hair and a Forum Blue headband awkwardly wrapped around his ears. The pick and roll created a temporary switch, forcing Kobe Bryant onto Snow and Fisher onto Iverson. After Iverson received the ball...
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September 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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