STATS Begins Year Two of Partnership with Growing BIG3

STATS Serves as the Official Data Provider for the Professional
3-on-3 Basketball League

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–STATS, the revolutionary leader in sports AI, announced Year 2 of its
deal as the official data provider for the BIG3, the professional 3-on-3
basketball league featuring a host of former NBA stars.

STATS will collect in-game data and provide live updates for the 2019
BIG3 season through its up-to-the-second data feeds. The BIG3,
co-founded by producer, actor and music legend Ice Cube, and
entertainment executive Jeff Kwatinetz, is entering its third season
after successfully debuting the league in 2017. The BIG3
recently announced a new deal with CBS and CBS Sports
to air live
games on Saturdays and Sundays, beginning with the league tipping off
2019 on June 22.

“STATS is proud to be the official data provider for the BIG3, and we
look forward to expanding our partnership with the growing 3-on-3
basketball league,” said Steve Xeller, Chief Revenue Officer at STATS.
“As the BIG3 prepares to air on CBS this season, we look forward to
bringing information about a number of former NBA All-Stars to fans
across the country through STATS’ unmatched data collection and
distribution. The BIG3 has become a major destination for basketball
fans throughout the summer months, and STATS looks forward to continue
adding our exciting innovations in AI-powered basketball technologies to
the growing league.”

STATS will collect and distribute BIG3 data throughout the 10-week
season. This year, the BIG3 is expanding to 12 teams, up from eight in
the two previous seasons, with games played every Saturday and Sunday
live on CBS and CBS Sports. Several big name stars are returning this
season, including Amar’e Stoudemire, Carlos Boozer, Rashard Lewis and
Stephen Jackson. Other players joining the fold include Lamar Odom, Josh
Smith, Gilbert Arenas, Mario Chalmers and Jason Terry. Host cities and
ticket availability will be announced soon on the BIG3
website
.

About STATS

STATS collects the richest sports data in the world and transforms it
through revolutionary AI to unlock the past, present and future of
everything sport. The pioneer of live sports data, STATS continues to
speed innovation in the industry with AutoSTATS, the first-ever
AI-powered technology to collect comprehensive sports data from any
television broadcast. The world’s most innovative brands, technology
companies, media, fantasy, gaming, teams and leagues trust STATS to
provide world-class artificial intelligence solutions to engage billions
of fans. STATS combines the industry’s fastest and most accurate data
platform with video analysis, sports content and research, player
tracking, and the latest in AI and machine learning to provide
unparalleled media and team performance solutions. For more information,
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Contacts

Reed Findlay | +1 847-583-2642 | mediarelations@stats.com

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