Ice Cube brings Big3 basketball league to Tampa this summer

Go to the Aug. 14 Tampa playoff game, and you might just get a chance to see Ice Cube freestyle.

click to enlarge Ice Cube, of hip-hop legend status, is also known to rap impromptu during halftime of the Big3 games. - Photo via Big3
Photo via Big3
Ice Cube, of hip-hop legend status, is also known to rap impromptu during halftime of the Big3 games.
Ice Cube is about to fuck around and get a triple-double in Champa Bay.

Tickets start at $25 for Ice Cube's Big3 (stylized "BIG3") basketball league's Aug. 14 playoff game at Amalie Arena and went on sale today.

As for Tampa's lineup? Ice Cubes says "you'll just have to tune in to find out."

After a nine-week-long regular season that began in June, Big3's top four teams will move onto the playoffs in Tampa. The two winning teams will then go head-to-head in the championship game in Atlanta on Aug. 21.

"We couldn't be more excited to bring the Big3 to Tampa and Atlanta next month," said Ice Cube in a press release. "The end of the season is where history is made. Tampa is where people go to win, they don't call it 'Champa Bay' for nothing."

Both games will be streamed on CBS and Paramount + for those unable to attend.

Ice Cube, of hip-hop legend status, is also known to rap impromptu during half time of the Big3 games.

Big3, started by Ice Cube and entertainment executive Jeff Kwatinetz in 2017,  features 3-on-3 games between plenty of known, now-retired, NBA names like Chris "Birdman" Andersen and Glen "Big Baby" Davis.
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