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BIG3 Week 1 Sunday Preview: Wizards alumni are part of all three matchups

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Another day of BIG3 basketball is on tonight.

BIG3 - Week Eight
Mike Bibby played for the Wizards in just two games. But once a Wizards alum, ALWAYS a Wizards alum.
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The BIG3 3x3 summer professional basketball league is underway. Yesterday, we saw three games, including Gilbert Arenas’ debut with the Enemies. Today, we’ll see three more games for the start-up league.

How do I watch the games?

All games are live on CBS and CBS Sports Network. In the Washington area, games are on broadcast television through WUSA-TV, or Channel 9.

Where and what time is the first game today, June 23?

The first game starts at 1 p.m. ET at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind.

Okay, which teams are playing?

  • Triplets vs. Aliens — Triplets players Jannero Pargo and Alan Anderson had stints with the Wizards. They will be teaming up with the likes of captain Joe Johnson and co-captain Al Jefferson while Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie is coaching them. As for the Aliens, Ryan Hollins had a stint with the Wizards while Greg Oden is also part of this squad.
  • Tri-State vs. Killer 3s — There’s a lot of one-time high-flyers on Tri-State like Nate Robinson and Jason Richardson while Jermaine O’Neal and Amar’e Stoudemire are the most notable players on the Julius Erving-coached squad. Former Wizards center Charles Oakley is the coach of the Killer 3s, who feature Stephen Jackson as their captain.
  • Ball Hogs vs. Ghost Killers — Former Wizards guard DeShawn Stevenson is on the roster with Brian Scalabrine captaining the squad. Former Wizards guard Mike Bibby is the captain of the Ghost Killers who also have Ricky Davis and Carlos Boozer on the team.

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Enjoy today’s games!