Back in January when rapper/producer/entertainer Ice Cube announced he was starting up his own 3-on-3 basketball league formed with former NBA players, it was met with a lot of skepticism.

“What kind of washed up has-beens are that desperate? What a joke!” the critics said.

It turns out the joke is on everyone not named “O’Shea Jackson.”

(If you didn’t know, that’s Ice Cube’s legal name)


Not only did he pull some pretty big headliners – Julius “Dr. J” Irving, Kenyon Martin, Chauncy Billups, Mike Bibby, and Allen Iverson – but attendance is actually higher than most people would have expected.

You know who would really bring in tons of cash in the form of fans?

Black Mamba.

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