While the NBA Finals ended just a few weeks ago, basketball fans will still have some hoops action to keep them satisfied for a bit of the summer. The new BIG3 League debuted on Sunday in Brooklyn, New York. The 3-on-3 format basketball league created by rapper and actor Ice Cube along with NBA Hall of Famer Allen Iverson opened with all eight teams in action for the first city on the BIG3 slate. A large showing at the Barclay's Center certainly helped usher in what could be the start of an exciting new post-NBA season league.

Jason Williams injured?

One of the recognizable stars in the new league aside from Iverson is former Sacramento Kings guard Jason "White Chocolate" Williams. The point guard was known for his dazzling passing displays on the court. Many of those were dishes served up to big man Chris Webber while the two worked together for the Kings. Williams eventually played for the Miami Heat late in his career and was part of their first championship team.

Unfortunately for Jason Williams, his return to the court for this new basketball league didn't get off to the best start.

The former NBA star saw his knee give out during one play and fell to the court in agony. Reports came in via various sites and Twitter photos were posted showing the scene.

It's unknown right now what the official injury is for Williams. However, TotalProSports speculated this could have ended his BIG3 season on just the first day of action. Williams is listed on the BIG3's official website as co-captain of the 3 Headed Monsters team.

Stevenson's heroics

To finish off an exciting game, former NBA player Deshawn Stevenson came up clutch. Various videos posted to Twitter show Stevenson hitting the game-winning shot in the first game of the day.

Stevenson stars for the BIG3 league's team named Power which is captained by former NBA star Corey Maggette. So that puts Power at 1-0 to start their season and could put them in early talks to win the championship.

One has to wonder what the league rules will say as far as Jason Williams goes for the 3 Headed Monsters if he's done for the season. The team lists former NBA player Hakim Warrick as a reserve.

The good news is that the league seemed to attract quite a bit of attention in just its first day. Twitter photos show a full crowd for the league opener at Barclays Center which could bode well for Ice Cube's new venture to satisfy basketball fans across the country.

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