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Yesterday And Today: BIG3 Big On Nostalgia, But On-Court Action Needs Work

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 27 / 17

The BIG3 provided "plenty of nostalgia" in its debut on Sunday, but fans "interested in quality basketball should look elsewhere," according to Tim Bontemps of the WASHINGTON POST. Participants over the weekend "looked like what they are: retired NBA players and journeymen." Play was "stilted, with ...

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