LOS ANGELES, CA – October 19, 2017 – The BIG3 announced today that team rosters will expand for the 2018 season with the addition of a second Co-Captain to each team. Player Captains are able to sign the Co-Captain beginning immediately. The expansion will add eight high-profile roster positions for the league. Each team’s remaining three roster spots will be filled via the BIG3 draft, increasing the total roster spots on each team from five to six players.
The BIG3 previously announced they’ve already reached two-year agreements with 18 Player Captains, Co-captains and Coaches from the inaugural season including 2017 BIG3 MVP Rashard Lewis, 2017 BIG3 Champions Trilogy’s Kenyon Martin, Al Harrington and coach Rick Mahorn, Corey Maggette, Chauncey Billups, Clyde Drexler, Gary Payton, Brian Scalabrine, Jermaine O’Neal, Charles Oakley, Stephen Jackson, DerMarr Johnson, Ricky Davis, Josh Childress, Cuttino Mobley, Jerome “Junk Yard Dog” Williams, Bonzi Wells, George “The Iceman” Gervin, and Rick Barry. In addition BIG3 has also re-signed Charles Oakley and Jermaine O’Neal.