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Ice Cube, you may recall, is the commissioner of the BIG3, a 3-on-3 basketball league filled primarily with retired NBA players and those who exist on the fringe of the league. Allen Iverson is BIG3's most famous star. The league is actually doing fair in the ratings, despite being tape-delayed.

Iverson no-showed his team's game on Sunday. So Ice Cube suspended him for next week's game.

Ice Cube suspended Allen Iverson in a basketball league in 2017. We live in strange times, my friends.

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On Dikembe Mutombo's role growing the game in Africa.

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Joe Dumars is an agent now.