Video: Brandon Rush breaks ankles before hitting game-winner in BIG3
Former NBA player Brandon Rush knocked down a game-winning 3-pointer in the BIG3 to bring his Aliens team to victory over Coach George Gervin’s Ghost Ballers.
In his 3-point shot to win the Aliens’ bout against the Ghost Ballers, Rush had NBA vet Ricky Davis crossed over and falling on the ground.
Breaks ankles and calls GAME. pic.twitter.com/0xWPN4b6Wt
— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) July 21, 2019
Rush plays alongside former NBA-ers in Greg Oden, Shannon Brown and Andre Owens in the three-on-three league founded by rapper and actor Ice Cube. The 34-year-old is one of the younger players in the league comprised mostly of retired NBAers.
Rush last played for the Minnesota Timberwolves during the 2016-17 NBA season. He was also part of the Golden State Warriors team that reached the NBA Finals in 2014-15 and 2015-16, winning the title in 2015.
Rush competed in the NCAA at the University of Kansas for three years before entering the 2008 NBA Draft. He was selected with the 13th overall pick by the Portland Trail Blazers and later traded to the Indiana Pacers before the start of the 2008-09 season.
He averaged 6.8 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 481 career appearances, shooting 42.6 percent from the floor, 40.2 percent from behind the 3-point arc and 70.6 percent from the free throw line.
Entering Week 5, Rush has scored 48 points for the Aliens in their four games, shooting 32 percent from the field and shooting 8-for-24 from 3-point range.