My Lockout Hallucination

The Big Three Basketball Classic.  (Three on Three Tournament)
Thomas and Mack Center/ MGM Grand Arena (Finals), Las Vegas, Nevada. Time:  Tipoff Friday Night (Play in Game) 9:00pm Eastern, October 14th through 17th, Call your local PPV provider, $54.95 for all three nights of coverage.

•Games will be to 21 and half court, with FG’s counting as 1 and 3 pt. FG’s counting as 2. When FT’s are warranted, only one FT will be taken.   Make it Take it rules apply till the last 2 minutes of play, with mandatory change of posession after 3 consecutive field goals, the shot clock will be set at 20 seconds.

•Each game will have a running clock set for 30 minutes.  The game ends on game point, (must win by 2), or when the 30 minutes runs out, (clock stops in last 2 minutes for side out of bounds, FT’s and change of possesion.

•One Referee assigned per game, Players call their own fouls, but can be overuled by the Referee.  Referee makes all out of bounds and 2 pt. FG calls.

•Teams consist of 4 with one Inactive emergency alternate, with 3 playing, each team allowed 2 timeouts per game.

•The Tournament is double elimination, through the Finals.

•The Finals is the only Timed game/s.  It will be Two 15 minute halves, with the clock stopping for change of posession, Timeouts and FT’s.

First Round Matchups:

#1 Seed:  Team Miami:  Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Udonis Haslem. Alt: Mario Chalmers
#8 Seed: Winner of Play-In Game.

#4 Seed:  Team OKC: Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Serge Ibaka.  Alt: Eric Maynor
#5 Seed:  Team Young Stars:  John Wall, Blake Griffin, Kevin Love, Tyreke Evans.  Alt:  Stephen Curry

#2 Seed:  Team LA:  Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Lamar Odom, Derek Fisher.  Alt:  Andrew Bynum
#7 Seed:  Team New York:  Amare Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups, Landry Fields.  Alt: Tony Douglas

#3 Seed:  Team Boston: Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, Ray Allen.  Alt: Jeff Green
#6 Seed:  Team Dallas:  Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Terry, Tyson Chandler, Jason Kidd.  Alt: Shawn Marion

Team Memphis:  Zach Randolph, Tony Allen, Rudy Gay, Marc Gasol. Alt: OJ Mayo
Team Chicago:  Derrick Rose, Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer, Joakim Noah.  Alt:  CJ Watson

Who you Got?


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