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Stars fill Staples Center for a glimpse of Ice Cube's BIG3

Stars fill Staples Center for a glimpse of Ice Cube's BIG3

Celebrities filling Staples Center is nothing new to Angelenos. But it’s safe to say that a three-on-three basketball game has never received star treatment quite like the BIG3 league did on Sunday afternoon.

NBA star Dwyane Wade sat courtside next to former NFL receiver Chad Ochocinco and rapper-actor Ice Cube, the league’s co-founder, while Chris Brown chopped it up with actor Jesse Williams a few seats down. To a standing ovation, Snoop Dogg took center stage at halftime to perform “Drop It Like It’s Hot” and “The Next Episode.” And LaVar Ball even lost what might’ve been the first ever “Four Point Shootout,” to Cube.

In its inaugural season, Cube’s BIG3 league has...

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