An NBA Offseason Role Realized, the BIG3 Now Has Grander Ambitions
The discussion began, as so many do, with Kobe Bryant. The Lakers legend had just finished dismantling the Jazz in the final game of his illustrious 20-year career, hitting clutch shot after clutch shot. Two thousand miles away, diehard Lakers fan Ice Cube was on a movie set in Atlanta, watching the performance with bittersweet reverence. He’d been toying with the idea of starting a basketball league of his own, but had yet to put it into action.