Quick Bit: How much can Big 3 players earn? Here are the financial figures.

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Participating in Big 3 competition not only allows professional basketball players to extend their careers, but also gives them a chance to keep earning good money.

The Big 3 features 12 teams playing in 3-on-3 games throughout the summer. The league, which was founded in 2017 by rapper Ice Cube and entertainment executive Jeff Kwatinetz, has been able to consistently land talented players in part because it offers solid salaries.

How much can Big 3 players earn? Here are the financial figures.

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Big 3 salary, prize money: How much will players make?

Multiple reports have indicated that Big 3 players earn $10,000 per game, plus additional bonuses based on team performance. That means players can reach $100,000 in a single season.

How many players are in the Big 3?

As of July 2022, there are 62 total players on Big 3 rosters. Most teams carry five players on their rosters, but the 3 Headed Monsters and Enemies each have six.

Big 3 rosters

3 Headed Monsters

Rashard Lewis (captain)
Jonathon Simmons
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
Quincy Miller
Kevin Murphy
Jamario Moon

3’s Company

Mario Chalmers (captain)
Michael Beasley
Brandon Rush
Julian Wright
Derrick Byars


Dusan Bulut (captain)
Karlis Lasmanis
Tomislav Ivosev
Deshawn Stephens
Adam Drexler

Ball Hogs

Leandro Barbosa (captain)
Jodie Meeks
Will McDonald
Stacy Davis IV
Kuran Iverson


Gerald Green (captain)
Corey Brewer
Will Bynum
Jeff Ayres
Garlon Green


Nick Young (captain)
Isaiah Austin
Elijah Stewart
Jordan Crawford
Sek Henry
Keith Benson

Ghost Ballers

Ricky Davis (captain)
Mike Taylor
Chris Johnson
Darnell Jackson
Jermaine Taylor

Killer 3’s

Franklin Session (captain)
Donte Greene
Josh Powell
K.J. McDaniels
Dominique Johnson


Cuttino Mobley (captain)
Nikoloz Tskitishvili
Royce White
Glen Rice Jr.
T.J. Cline


Jason Richardson (captain)
Justin Dentmon
Larry Sanders
DaJuan Summers
Ray Nixon


James White (captain)
Earl Clark
Amir Johnson
Isaiah Briscoe
David Hawkins


Joe Johnson (captain)
Jeremy Pargo
Jannero Pargo
Alonzo Gee
Ryan Hollins

BIG 3 season schedule

Week 1
June 18-19
Week 2
June 25-26
Week 3
July 2-3
Week 4
July 8-10
Week 5
July 17
Week 6
July 23-24
Week 7
July 30-31
Week 8
Aug. 6-7
Week 9
Aug. 14 (Playoffs)
Tampa, Fla.
Week 10
Aug. 21 (Championship)
Week 11
Sept. 3-4 (All-Star)
Atlantis, Bahamas

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