The iconic Ice Cube joins The Vertical Podcast with Woj to discuss his new basketball venture, the Big 3, Allen Iverson's part in the league, the Warriors-Cavs Finals, the Lakers, LaVar and Lonzo Ball, NWA, and much, much more.
1:29: What fans can expect from the inaugural season of the Big3 league.
2:55: The benefits of traveling to multiple cities during the summer.
4:58: The injury and conditioning concerns that come with older athletes.
7:25: Initial reactions from players about the league, including recruiting Allen Iverson.
12:39: How launching the league has impacted Ice Cube’s other ventures.
14:50: The NBA’s cooperation with the Big3.
19:00: Previewing the Finals rematch between the Cavs and Warriors.
21:46: The Lakers’ options with the No. 2 pick, including Lonzo Ball’s potential fit.
23:33: Ice Cube’s back-and-forth with Lavar Ball.
28:52: The courage it took for Ice Cube to leave NWA.
31:27: Learning at a young age the importance of knowing the business side of the music industry.
33:39: Realizing the Lakers and other athletes were listening to his music.
35:13: Athletes turned rappers, including Shaquille O’Neal and Allen Iverson.