The BIG3 Championship is an annual three-on-three basketball tournament that features some of the best players in the world. The tournament takes place each summer and culminates with a championship game that crowns the champion. This year, the BIG3 Championship will be held on Sunday, August 25th, and the game is set to begin at 5:00 PM ET/2:00 PM PT.
Background of the BIG3 Championship
The BIG3 Championship began in 2017 and is the brainchild of rapper and actor Ice Cube, entertainment executive Jeff Kwatinetz and former NBA player Roger Mason Jr. The tournament is played in the traditional three-on-three format and is composed of eight teams featuring former NBA stars such as Chauncey Billups, Kenyon Martin, and Stephen Jackson. The teams compete in a single-elimination tournament over the course of the summer in order to determine the champion.
The 2019 BIG3 Championship
The 2019 BIG3 Championship will feature the same eight teams from the 2018 season, with the addition of a new team, Power, which is owned by former NBA player Corey Maggette. The teams are divided into two divisions, East and West, and the tournament begins with the four teams in each division playing each other in a round-robin format. The two teams with the best records in each division will then face off in the semifinals, with the winners advancing to the championship game.
What to Expect from the 2019 BIG3 Championship
The 2019 BIG3 Championship promises to be an exciting event, with some of the best three-on-three basketball players in the world competing for the title. Fans can expect to see hard-fought battles between the teams, as the players know that a victory in the tournament can potentially put them back in the spotlight and open up new opportunities.
Notable Players to Watch
There are a number of notable players that fans should keep an eye on during the 2019 BIG3 Championship. Chauncey Billups, who is the captain of the Killer 3s team, is a former NBA All-Star and Finals MVP and will be looking to lead his team to victory. Other notable players include Joe Johnson of the Triplets, Amar’e Stoudemire of the Power, and Stephen Jackson of the Triplets.
How to Watch the 2019 BIG3 Championship
The 2019 BIG3 Championship will be broadcast on FS1 and FOX. The game is scheduled to begin at 5:00 PM ET/2:00 PM PT and can also be streamed on the FOX Sports Go app.
The 2019 BIG3 Championship promises to be an exciting event and fans should not miss out on the chance to watch some of the best three-on-three basketball players in the world compete for the title. The game is scheduled to begin at 5:00 PM ET/2:00 PM PT and can be seen on FS1 and FOX. Be sure to tune in and cheer on your favorite team!