TEAMS WILL LEAVE VEGAS AND NOLA TO GO TO THE BEACH FOR A UNIQUE TWO-WEEKEND PLAYOFF AND CHAMPIONSHIP
LOS ANGELES- June 4, 2021 – Today BIG3 announced that the playoffs, consolation game and BIG3 Championship game will be held at Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas with games on August 28 and September 4. All playoff games will be broadcast live on CBS and streamed. on Paramount+. The two-week takeover in the Bahamas will recall the widely successful “BIG3 Ballout” in the league’s third season in Dallas. With top-notch musical performances on the pitch and other engaging fan events, BIG3 will close out the 2021 season with a bang.
“Atlantis is the perfect backdrop for the 2021 Playoffs for players and fans alike – a host of games that are sure to be an electrifying highlight of fast-paced, action-packed FIREBALL3,” said BIG3 Commissioner Clyde Drexler . “We always have the most competitive games, and now it’s going to be even fiercer with a week in the Bahamas on the line!”
“We are thrilled to welcome BIG3 to the Bahamas for the final two weeks of the season,” said Audrey Oswell, President and CEO of Atlantis Paradise Island. “BIG3 is known for bringing top-notch talent and entertainment to every venue, and it’s an honor to welcome them to the world’s most remarkable resort this August. The Bahamas is ready to bring the fire.
BIG3 is the official creator of the new global sport, FIREBALL3 and returns for its fourth season on July 10, 2021 at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. Known as a breakthrough league driven by innovation, BIG3 implemented notable rule changes after the 2019 season, including lowering the minimum age for athletes from 27 to 22, opening the league to all non-athletes. professionals and professionals who want to try, and a one-of-a-kind “Bring the Fire” rule that allows teams to challenge a foul at halftime, resulting in a one-on-one in-game.
Atlantis has a long history of hosting NCAA Battle 4 Atlantis basketball events, and this will be their first-ever professional games held at the venue. Fan attendance and capacity will be determined in coordination with health and safety officials and local government.
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