The Big3 is Headed to the Big Easy
Jul 14 2021

The Big3 is Headed to the Big Easy

By: Madeline Taliancich

If you're a fan of basketball, then get excited because the Big3 is returning to New Orleans this summer for its 4th season. The teams will be playing at Xavier University on July 31, August 5, and August 7, with tickets available for individual or all three days. Purchasing a ticket to all three days grants you access to all six games.

Big3 Basketball was founded by Ice Cube and Jeff Kwatinetz in 2017. It is a 3-on-3 basketball league that consists of 12 teams made up of former NBA players, as well as international ones. Big3 plays by rules slightly different than the official 3-on-3 rules established by the International Basketball Federation and has officially created a rule set for a new basketball variant known as Fireball3 as of 2020. This includes fun rules like 4-point zones, beginning with a 4-point shootout instead of a jump ball, and a win being declared after one team reaches 50 points with a lead of at least two.

Attendees at the Big3 tournament can expect to see an exciting series of games played by the 3 Headed Monsters, 3's Company, Aliens, Ball Hogs, Bivouac, Enemies, Ghost Ballers, Killer 3s, Power, Tri-State, Trilogy, and Triplets.

Tickets to the games can be purchased here and range in price depending on seat location. Get your tickets soon to get the best seats available!

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