Allen Iverson to Be Head Coach, Player in BIG3 League: Latest Details, Reaction

January 10th, 2017 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

If you've ever dreamed of a world in which NBA Hall of Famer and Philadelphia 76ers legend Allen Iverson serves as a player-coach, you're in luck.

According to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski, Iverson has agreed to a dual role as a player and head coach in the BIG3 three-on-three league that is slated to make its debut this summer. 

The league confirmed the news with a post on Twitter: 

Ian Begley of ESPN shared a photo of Iverson from a press conference on Wednesday:

Iverson will be joined by eight other retired NBA stars, each of whom will lead a team in a player-coach capacity. The other participants who have signed on include Chauncey Billups, Rashard Lewis, Kenyon Martin, Jermaine O'Neal, Stephen Jackson, Bonzi Wells and Jason Williams. 

On Dec. 23, Wojnarowski reported Roger Mason, the National Basketball Players Association's deputy executive director, was leaving his post to serve as the commissioner and president of a three-on-three league venture with rapper and actor Ice Cube.

"I thought of this concept as a fan who ...

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