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Historical NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick helps to withhold Ice Cube’s BIG3 in operation.
Kaepernick is investing in the three-on-three basketball league, “which modified into on the verge of likely shutting down,” per The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania.
The suggestions comes as Kaepernick is working in direction of an NFL comeback.
The previous school San Francisco 49ers quarterback, who has not seemed in an NFL game on account of the 2016 season, the identical one year he began kneeling all the draw via the national anthem to divulge police brutality and racial injustice, labored out for the Las Vegas Raiders in Would possibly maybe maybe maybe well also.
Raiders initiating quarterback Derek Carr urged Kaepernick while speaking with newshounds in June. On the replacement hand, he has not been signed.
“I fabricate not resolve on to be in contact for everyone in that extra or much less sense—I fabricate not resolve on someone excited at me for announcing, ‘I contain it might probably even be large,’—nonetheless I do know him and I’d gain along large,” Carr acknowledged. “I do know we hang now in the past, and I contain we would yet again. I contain for the most fragment, I contain he’d gain along large with our guys.”
As for the BIG3, it modified into primarily based by Ice Cube and leisure executive Jeff Kwatinetz in 2017. The league includes 12 groups, which compete in an eight-week season before advancing to the playoffs.
The BIG3 additionally has an All-Celebrity Weekend, love many expert leagues attain, nonetheless it occurs after the season has concluded.
NBA Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler serves as the BIG3’s commissioner, and the league additionally incorporates a risk of previous school NBA avid gamers, including Mario Chalmers, Ricky Davis, Josh Powell, Cuttino Mobley, Amir Johnson and Joe Johnson.