New City. Same Hustle. Back for their third season, Spencer Strassmore and the rest of the 'Ballers’ are ready to bring the heat beyond Miami.
Looking to score high-profile clients to pay off his debts to Ricky and Vernon, Spencer hits a roadblock with Mr. Anderson, who wants to focus on the Las Vegas market by partnering with casino magnate Wayne Hastings, Jr.. Ricky ponders fatherhood; Vernon and Reggie eye an edgy endorsement; Larry makes Charles the face of bad news at a team press conference.
In Las Vegas on business, Spencer gets reacquainted with Chloe, an old flame now working for Wayne, while Ricky challenges the odds in a game of dice. Set up by Joe to represent top running back Kisan, Jason ends up sweating it out in a tough neighborhood. Charles gets a public-speaking primer from Julie; Vernon and Reggie make a risky endorsement deal.
Spencer encounters resistance to his Las Vegas expansion initiative in Los Angeles and Oakland. Meanwhile, Charles feels slighted by Larry for not getting credit after he landed a coveted lineman; Joe takes a detour with Reggie; Jason rebukes Kisan for his lack of transparency; and Ricky jumps to conclusions.
A key owner's blessing to bring professional football to Las Vegas hinges on equally critical meetings for Spencer and Joe. Meanwhile, Ricky stages his own private workout after being spurned by his new teammates; Vernon seeks a second chance; and tensions escalate between Charles and Larry after a Kisan's tryout.
Spencer faces new challenges getting Wayne to finance his Vegas initiative, and ponders his place in the big picture. Looking to mend a long-festering feud between Larry and Coach Berg, Julie persuades Charles to invite both men over for a home-cooked meal. Vernon is surprised by an unscheduled visit from a league official; Joe becomes obsessed with virtual reality; Ricky loses focus and pays the price.
With the owners’ meeting a week away, Spencer, Joe and Mr. Anderson head north in search of financing for a Vegas stadium. Larry tests the limits of Charles’ loyalty and patience; Ricky gets a sobering diagnosis, and presses Jason to close a deal.
Spencer finds himself in damage-control mode after an incident involving Ricky and a brash high-schooler. Excited over a possible plum job, Charles bristles at Julie’s lack of disclosure at work. Looking to reduce Vernon’s suspension, Reggie impresses Candace at the league office. Spencer and Joe find themselves at odds with Anderson over ASM’s future.
Spencer gets unexpected info that leads him to reassess his priorities. Joe considers the best way to break bad news to the ASM staff. Marginalized once again by Larry, Charles decides to take matters into his own hands.
Spencer learns that his master plan to bring a team to Las Vegas may be in jeopardy. Ricky arrives at a crossroads, personally and professionally. Charles sees his wish come true in Miami, but ends up with regrets.
Spencer and Joe get a late-game assist in their efforts to win over team owners. After soul-searching, Ricky maps out a new future. Jason gets Charles another crack at a coveted job. Reggie makes an impact at training camp.