Allen Iverson, Julius Erving Round Out BIG3 Rosters With Draft Picks

Allen Iverson has new teammates.

The BIG3 held its first draft on Sunday, where 24 players were selected over three rounds. Over 70 were eligible to be picked by the league's eight teams to complete their rosters.

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North Carolina standout Rashad McCants was selected first overall by Trilogy. Iverson's team, 3's Company, drafted Andre Owens second.

Former Sixers ruled the next three picks. Reggie Evans (Killer 3s), Xavier Silas (Tri-State) and Kwame Brown (Three-Headed Monsters) were chosen third, fourth and fifth, respectively. Other ex-Sixers drafted include Lee Nailon (13th, Tri-State) and Larry Hughes (14th, Killer 3s). Silas and Nailon will be coached by Julius Erving.

Jumaine Jones and Joe Smith were eligible but not selected.

Click here for the full draft order. 

Here are the completed rosters:

3's Company: Allen Iverson (captain, player-coach), DerMarr Johnson (co-captain), Andre Owens, Mike Sweetney, Ruben Patterson

Ball Hogs: Brian Scalabrine (captain), Josh Childress (co-captain), Derrick Byars, Rasual Butler, Dominic McGuire, Rick Barry (coach)

Ghost Ballers: Mike Bibby (captain), Ricky Davis (co-captain), Mo Evans, Marcus Banks, Ivan Johnson, George Gervin (coach)

Killer 3s: Chauncey Billups (captain), Stephen Jackson (co-captain), Reggie Evans, Larry Hughes, Brian Cook, Charles Oakley (player-coach)

Power: Corey Maggette (captain), Cuttino Mobley (co-captain), Jerome Williams, DeShawn Stevenson, Moochie Norris, Clyde Drexler (coach)

Three-Headed Monsters: Rashard Lewis (captain), Jason Williams (co-captain), Kwame Brown, Eddie Basden, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, Gary Payton (coach)

Trilogy: Kenyon Martin (captain), Al Harrington (co-captain), Rashad McCants, James White, Dion Glover, Rick Mahorn (coach)

Tri-State: Jermaine O'Neal (captain), Bonzi Wells (co-captain), Xavier Silas, Lee Nailon, Mike James, Julius Erving (coach)

The BIG3 games will be played at the Wells Fargo Center on July 16. The 10-week tournament begins June 25 at Barclays Center. 

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