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Big 3 Basketball Tournament

Bring the basketball lovers in your life to see the Big 3 Basketball Tournament at Chicago’s United Center June 29 and stay at the nearby and affordable LaQuinta Inn & Suites in historic Hyde Park!

If you don’t know, BIG 3 is where basketball superstars play. The premier half-court, 3-on-3 basketball league, BIG 3 features many of the greatest, most popular and skilled NBA players of all time. Founded by producer, actor and music legend Ice Cube and entertainment executive Jeff Kwatinetz, the BIG 3 combines highly competitive, physical, fast basketball and incredible fan experiences.

Sir Charles Oakley brings his Killer 3s team, with Chauncy Billups, Metta World Peace, and Steven Jackson. Coach Nancy Lieberman leads Corey Maggette, Glen Big Baby Davis, and Ryan Gomes. Allen Iverson coaches his 3’s Company team of Derrick Byers, Drew Gooden, and Baron Davis! Dr. J brings Germaine O’Neill, Nate Robinson, and David Hawkins!

Legend Rick Barry coaches the Ball Hogs’ Brian Scalabrine, Andre Owens and DeShawn Stevenson! Coach George “the Iceman” Gervin brings Ghost Ballers Mike Bibby, Ricky Davis and Carlos Boozer! Evil (Detroit Piston) Coach Rick Mahorn brings “Trilogy” with Kenyon Martin, Al Harrington, Dion Glover and Dahntay Jones!

The United Center is located at 1901 West Madison Street in Chicago. For tickets, go online to and follow the prompts.

Make your Big 3 Basketball Tournament experience even more enjoyable by staying at the LaQuinta Inn & Suites, in Hyde Park. The hotel offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. Enjoy the free breakfast. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.