Boozer drops double-double in BIG3 loss, team falls to 0-2

July 1, 2018

Carlos Boozer basketball

Carlos Boozer

Just because Carlos Boozer of Juneau has retired from the NBA doesn’t mean he is finished playing basketball.

The 36-year-old is hooping in the BIG3 – a 3-on-3 pro basketball summer tour founded in 2017 by Ice Cube featuring former NBA players.

The 6-foot-9 Alaskan last played in the NBA during the 2014-15 season for the Los Angeles Lakers and played in China last year.

With the BIG3, Boozer is playing with Ghost Ballers, which is coached by the great George ‘The Iceman’ Gervin. Prominent teammates include Mike Bibby and Ricky Davis.

In Week 2, Boozer scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a 50-44 loss to the Killer 3s and Stephen Jackson, Metta World Peace and Mike James.

The Ghost Ballers are 0-2 on the season.

In Week 1, Boozer had 15 points and six rebounds in a 50-48 loss to 3 Headed Monster.

Boozer, of Juneau-Douglas High fame, was a second-round draft pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2002 out of Duke University.

He made two NBA All-Star games with the Utah Jazz and averaged 16.2 points and 9.5 rebounds over 13 seasons.