Season 3 picks up six months after the New York Hawks playoff run at the end of season 2. Big changes at the team force Dani (Callie Thorne), TK (Mehcad Brooks) and Matt (Marc Blucas) to reconsider their futures with the franchise.
After Dani's success with TK and the New York Hawks, a powerful sports and entertainment management agency run by the seductive Connor McClane (John Stamos) and the take-no-prisoners Troy Cutler (David Anders) makes her a promising offer to join his firm.
The new job could to launch Dani to the next professional level - but at what cost?
Helping Dani to balance her work and personal life is new assistant Paloma (Karissa Staples). TK struggles under the reign of a new coach. After a long absence, Nico (Scott Cohen) resurfaces in a surprising place, complicating life for Dani.
This season also welcomes John Stamos, David Anders and Karissa Lee Staples to the cast.
Created and executive produced by Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro (Miami Medical). Kevin Dowling (Go On) also serves as executive producer. Inspired by a true story, Necessary Roughness is a Sony Pictures Television and Universal Cable Productions co-production.