VH1's hit series Basketball Wives LA returned for Season Three with a game-winning season that featured three new cast members, three returning cast members and a new level of pandemonium. Basketball Wives LA follows the lives of a group of women with relationships to some of the biggest basketball players in the game.
For two seasons, fans have come to love this high energy, passion-filled series and its dynamic cast members. Season Three, Basketball Wives LA welcomed newbies Sundy Carter, Brittish Williams, and Brandi Maxiell to join the notorious team of wives and they surely caused a commotion among the returning cast members Jackie Christie, Malaysia Pargo and Draya Michele. The new season began with a surprising revelation where an ongoing love triangle with one of the cast members was exposed and caused major turmoil in the group and the three new ladies were forced to take sides.
Returning from last season are Draya Michele, Malaysia Pargo, Brandi Maxiell, and Jackie Christie. With Basketball Wives Miami Queen Bee, Shaunie O’Neal, setting up shop in LA and the addition of three hot new ladies the bar is set high for a very exciting season. Jackie brings in friend and notorious basketball girlfriend, Mehgan James. Also joining the clique are wife of player Eddy Curry and Malaysia's friend, Patrice Curry, and Draya’s friend /fashion designer and ex-girlfriend of Tyreke Evens, Angel Brinks. With so many LA locals, Shaunie calls in old friend and outspoken Basketball Wives Miami gal, Tami Roman as reinforcement. With all these new personalities, sparks are sure to fly.
This season, cast members continue to deal with personality struggles. Brandi, living alone in LA, struggles to deal with husband Jason Maxiell's infidelity. Jason will pull out all the stops in begging for forgiveness, but is it just too late for Brandi? Recently separated from Janerro Pargo, Malaysia struggles to raise her kids by herself while also dealing with a tragic death in her family. Newcomer Patrice Curry faces challenges of her own as she attempts to adopt a child who is a bi-product of her husband Eddy's alleged infidelity.
It's an all out clash with the newbies of the group and the old vets. Original cast-mate Jackie Christie begins the season on the outs with most of her friends and decides to lean on her new protégé, Mehgan James, for support. But the friendship backfires when Mehgan's lying ways come into question, causing a monumental rift with the other women. Jackie won't take any disrespect and stoops to an all time low during an ugly showdown on a weekend trip to Santa Barbara. In a desperate attempt to salvage her friendships with Brandi and Malaysia, Jackie resorts to extreme lengths, laying her restrictive relationship with her husband Doug on the line.
Old friendships are tested like never before when Draya gets a rude awakening as people start to see her true colors. Besties Brandi and Malaysia recognize that she is not a true friend and pick apart her selfish ways. Draya can't take the heat and chooses to hide behind friend and fashionista, Angel Brinks. However, her plan backfires as Angel becomes instantly enmeshed in all the drama. Draya lashes out with venom in unfathomable ways. Will she be able to repair the damage or are her days numbered amongst this group?
The Basketball Wives Miami maven, Shaunie O'Neal, joins the LA ladies for some West coast fun but soon realizes that they are cut from a very different cloth. When her old time East coast buddy, Tami Roman, joins the cast, the Miami / LA divide is set in stone. Rivalries come to a head when the women engage in an explosive confrontation during what's supposed to be a relaxing trip to Puerto Rico. A hurricane of fighting leads to a catastrophic turn for worst on this all new season of VH1's hit reality TV series, Basketball Wives LA.