Odds to Win the BIG3 Championship

Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:48 AM UTC

Thursday, May. 25, 2017 2:48 AM UTC

You think the Warriors will sweep the NBA Finals and finish the Playoffs 16-0? If you're wondering about what to bet on during the NBA offseason, check BetOnline's odds to win the inaugural BIG3 Championship and read on to find out more about this newly-formed league.

<p>[/]{"component":"video", "type":"youtube", "url":"https://www.youtube.com/embed/sJPTX3cCD48", "videoSize":"Large" }[/]</p><p>On January 11, famous rapper and actor Ice Cube announced the formation of the BIG3, a professional 3-<br />on-3 traveling basketball league featuring eight teams of former NBA legends and players in an eight-game regular season.</p><p>The games will be played every Saturday as part of a quadruple-header with all eight teams and the playoffs will have semifinal matchups before the championship game.</p><p>As for the rules, they're unique to say the least, the games will be played on a half court, there will be a four-point shot and there won't be foul outs or defensive three-second violations. Halftime starts once a team scores 30 points and the game ends when a team scores 60.</p><p>A player combine was held on April 29 and the BIG3 draft took place the next day, when all team captains and co-captains selected 24 players from a pool of 70.<br /> <br />Trilogy took former North Carolina star and Timberwolves and Kings player Rashad McCants with the first overall pick, but many well-known former NBA players went undrafted, including Steve Francis, Joe Smith, Kendall Gill, Earl Boykins, Kareem Rush, Smush Parker, Al Thornton and D.J. Mbenga.</p><p style="text-align:center"><img alt src="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DAdh-bYW0AACF-Y.jpg" style="height:400px;width:400px" /></p><p>Here's the full roster for each team:</p><p><strong>3's Company</strong></p><p>Captain: Allen Iverson</p><p>Co-captain: Demarr Johnson</p><p>Other players: Andre Owens, Mike Sweetney, Rueben Patterson</p><p>Head coach: Allen Iverson</p><p><strong>Killer 3s</strong></p><p>Captain: Chauncey Billups</p><p>Co-captain: Stephen Jackson</p><p>Other players: Reggie Evans, Larry Hughes, Brian Cook</p><p>Head coach: Charles Oakley</p><p><strong>Tri-State</strong></p><p>Captain: Jermaine O'Neal</p><p>Co-captain: Bonzi Wells</p><p>Other players: Xavier Silas, Lee Nailon, Mike James</p><p>Head coach: Julius Erving</p><p><strong>3 Headed Monsters</strong></p><p>Captain: Rashard Lewis</p><p>Co-captain: Jason Williams</p><p>Other players: Kwame Brown, Eddie Basden, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf</p><p>Head coach: Gary Payton</p><p><strong>Trilogy</strong></p><p>Captain: Kenyon Martin</p><p>Co-captain: Al Harrington</p><p>Other players: Rashad McCants, James White, Dion Glover</p><p>Head coach: Rick Mahorn</p><p><strong>Ghost Ballers</strong></p><p>Captain: Mike Bibby</p><p>Co-captain: Ricky Davis</p><p>Other players: Mo Evans, Marcus Banks, Ivan Johnson</p><p>Head coach: George Gervin</p><p><strong>Power</strong></p><p>Captain: Corey Maggette</p><p>Co-captain: Cuttino Mobley</p><p>Other players: Jerome Williams, Deshawn Stevenson, Moochie Norris</p><p>Head coach: Clyde Drexler</p><p><strong>Ball Hogs</strong></p><p>Captain: Brian Scalabrine</p><p>Co-captain: Josh Childress</p><p>Other players: Derrick Byars, Rasual Butler, Dominic McGuire</p><p>Head coach: Rick Barry</p><p> </p><p>Below is the full season schedule for the inaugural BIG3 season.</p><p> </p><h2>BIG3 Season Schedule</h2><p>June 25: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York</p><p>July 2: Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina</p><p>July 9: BOK Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma</p><p>July 16: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania</p><p>July 23: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee</p><p>July 30: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas</p><p>August 6: Rupp Arena, Lexington, Kentucky</p><p>August 13: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California</p><p>August 20: Key Arena, Seattle, Washington (Playoffs)</p><p>August 26: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada (Finals)</p><p> </p><p>Following the BIG3 draft, <a href="https://www.sportsbookreview.com/best-sportsbooks/betonline/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Play &amp; Win at BetOnline">BetOnline</a> posted <a href="https://www.sportsbookreview.com/betting-odds/" title="Live Odds board">betting odds</a> on the winner of the first BIG3 championship. Allen Iverson's team 3's Company and Chauncey Billups' team Killer 3's are listed as the co-favorites at +450 betting odds.</p><p> </p><h2>BIG3 Championship Odds at BetOnline</h2><p>3's Company +450 </p><p>Killer 3s +450</p><p>Tri-State +500</p><p>3 Headed Monsters +600</p><p>Trilogy +700</p><p>Ghost Ballers +800</p><p>Power +800</p><p>Ball Hogs +800</p><p>If you don't have an account with BetOnline yet, check <a href="https://www.sportsbookreview.com/best-sportsbooks/betonline/" title="Here you will find our BetOnline Review">SBR's review</a> before opening one.</p>
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