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Matt Doherty Joins Legends for Virtual Pursuing Excellence Event

March 27, 2020 - FRISCO, TX - The Texas Legends have announced the next edition of their virtual Pursuing Excellence event featuring special guest Matt Doherty. Doherty experienced success in basketball from an early age, winning a state championship in high school before becoming a starter on the 1982 North Carolina Tarheels' National Championship team (alongside Michael Jordan, James Worthy, Sam Perkins, and Jimmy Black). The Long Island native has served in various facets of the game of basketball throughout his career, spending a majo... Full Story

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BIG3 Partners with 'Big Brother' Producers for Reality Show Hoops Tournament

March 27, 2020 - Per Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, the Big3 has partnered with media giant Endemol - producers of the smash hit reality TV show "Big Brother" - to create the league's quarantined reality-show basketball tournament. "Big Brother" has been a hit in more than 50 countries and is still broadcast in over 20 countries. After receiving a negative coronavirus test result, players and referees will be quarantined in the same Los Angeles-area home provided by the league for the three-week tournament, which will consist of 16 play... Full Story

Inside Team Power's Winning Culture

March 26, 2020 - Both on and off the court, Team Power built a team culture that has brought a BIG3 championship, lifelong friendships and more. In the spring of 2018, it was announced that Nancy Lieberman would take over as head coach of Power to become the first woman in a men's professional sports league. "I remember getting the call from Jeff and Cube about Nancy Lieberman possibly becoming our head coach," Corey Maggette said. "You know, we had Clyde Drexler, who's the commissioner now, as our coach. So we had a Hall of Famer, a... Full Story

WNBA Draft 2020 to be Held as Scheduled on April 17

March 26, 2020 - NEW YORK - The WNBA Draft 2020 presented by State Farm will be held on April 17 as scheduled. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the WNBA will conduct a virtual draft without players, guests, and media. WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert will announce the draft picks live on ESPN2 with coverage beginning at 8 p.m. ET, and top prospects will take part remotely. The draft will also be available on the ESPN App. "The WNBA draft is a time to celebrate the exceptional athletes whose hard work and dreams are realized with their ... Full Story

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