Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Big 3 Players Complain About Not Being Paid

Earlier this month rapper Ice Cube rallied his fans for support after accusing ESPN and the NBA of sabotaging his Big 3 professional basketball league [click here if you missed that]. 

Now Big 3 players are claiming they aren't being paid on time...

Former NBA player Nick Young says that Ice Cube’s BIG3 league failed in keeping up with its payment schedule for players during its most recent season.
“I think they need to get back to traveling to all different cities like they was,” the shooting guard said when asked of his time with the league. “‘Cause this past year, it felt like things weren’t ran well ’cause sometimes we ain’t get our money. Things got cancelled. Games got cancelled in the middle of the season. They didn’t know if they was gonna have a season. It was a lot, it was a lot this year.”
The NBA champion expounded further, adding “I feel like they need to get the right investments and really organize it better because this year in the middle of the season, the season was about to be over ’cause they didn’t have the money or something like that.” He also noted that the salaries the BIG3 provides are far beneath standard payouts from international leagues. “Overseas money is more. Way more.”