Pro basketball: A new pro 3x3 basketball league is launching and it will call Maryland home. Bay Area Sports, the ownership group of the Baltimore Shuckers announced the formation of the M3B league, Maryland 3x3 Basketball. The league, which will start play in March 2020, is FIBA 3x3 Endorsed. FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, is the governing body of basketball. The M3B league will consist of six teams, including a Shuckers entry. Each team will play a five-game regular season using a FIBA 3x3 tournament structure, rules, and regulations.