Dr. J To Coach In Ice Cube’s 3 On 3 League

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It looks like two of the all-time greatest Philadelphia 76ers will be a part of Ice Cube’s 3 on 3 league.

Related: Allen Iverson To Serve As Player/Coach In Ice Cube’s Pro 3-On-3 League

First, Allen Iverson agreed to be a player/coach in the league and now BIG3 has announced Julius Erving has been hired as a coach.

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“The Doctor is one of the most esteemed NBA showmen of all time,” said the league’s president and commissioner Roger Mason Jr. “His in-your-face style of play transformed the game as we knew it, and we’re privileged to have his basketball acumen, and passion for the game as a coach in the BIG3.”

Related: Josh Hart Named 2017 Julius Erving Award Finalist

The eight coaches of the BIG3 include: Allen Iverson, Charles Oakley, Gary Payton, George Gervin, Clyde Drexler, Rick Barry, Rick Mahorn, and Erving.

The BIG3 announced the league will begin at Barclays Center on June 25th. The 3-on-3 league will last 10 weeks.

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