The NBA playoffs are always an exciting time because of the great story lines, but one that should make this a more interesting year is that there are 16 former G-League players who have been called up to their NBA team, giving their team added depth while giving the former G-League alums an opportunity to earn an NBA ring.
The NBA G-League Finals start tonight! It has been both an exciting and surprising playoff tournament this year, especially with the single elimination factor in the first three rounds. Here is how the playoffs have shaken out as of today: Eastern Conference First Round Raptors 905 defeats Grand Rapids Drive 92-88 It was a close […]
Five star recruit and McDonalds All-American Darius Bazley has made the shocking decision to decommit from Syracuse University, and start his professional career in the NBA G-League. He is the first ever five star recruit to skip college for the G-League.
A true tragedy has happened at the end of this NBA G-League season. Grand Rapids Drive forward Zeke Upshaw passed away Monday morning in the hospital after collapsing during the season-finale game against the Long Island Nets on Saturday. It was first reported by WOOD TV8 that Upshaw went into cardiac arrest, which caused him […]
David Stockton, the point guard for the Reno Bighorns, has signed a 10-day contract with the Utah Jazz. The son of NBA Hall of Famer John Stockton and Spokane, Washington native averaged 16.3 points and 5.3 assists per game with the Bighorns this season so far in 15 starts. Stockton has spent the past four […]
The NBA G-League Playoffs start on March 24th, with a brand new format that will be very intriguing to watch. This year will have four rounds and only 12 teams will be allowed in.
After a small hiatus, Trey Burke has made his return to the NBA via Westchester. The former University of Michigan star point guard has made a splash for the NBA affiliate New York Knicks after being called up from the Westchester Knicks on January 14th. He began the season with Westchester after spending last season […]
NBA veteran point guard Brandon Jennings has just been acquired by the Wisconsin Herd, the G-League affiliate to the Milwaukee Bucks. This signing is somewhat of a homecoming for Jennings, considering that he was the Bucks’ 10th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft. Jennings played for the Milwaukee Bucks for four seasons, averaging 17 […]
Johnathan Motley, the Texas Legends’ center out of Baylor University, has been named as January’s NBA G-League Player of the Month for his stellar play and exciting highlight dunks.
Over the course of 16 years, the NBA G-League has become one of the most premier minor league and developmental leagues in professional basketball. So much so, that almost every NBA team has a G-League affiliate to nurture their young talent and plug them into their rosters. Starting this season, NBA rosters have expanded from […]
The 14th annual NBA G-League showcase began on January 10th and will run through January 13th in Mississauga, Ontario–home of the Raptors 905–for the second year in a row. The league’s yearly scouting event will feature 26 games over the course of four days. The Showcase will be split between two courts: Hershey Centre, the […]
With a month of NBA G-League action in the books, there are a handful of teams that look poised to have a great season and possibly make a title run. There are also a few teams that might be looking to change their strategy going forward if they want to salvage their season. Lets start […]
Starting next season, the NBA Development League will officially become the NBA Gatorade League, or G-League for short. This is part of a multi-year partnership between the NBA and Gatorade, and the first time that an American professional sports league has claimed and embraced an entitlement partner. A merged logo between the NBA and Gatorade […]