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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
So we are on to the Conference Finals after an exciting first round of playoff action! Here are the results of each of the four matchups in the Semifinals. The number one seed in the East, Raptors 905, swept the fourth seed Canton Charge in two close games. This result was a surprise to some […]
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 […]
The NBA D-League and the Hornets Sports and Entertainment Group have announced that the Charlotte Hornets have acquired the rights to own and operate a D-League affiliate franchise. The new team will be located in Greensboro, North Carolina, 90 miles northeast of Charlotte, and will play their 24 home games at the Pavilion at the […]
The Toronto Raptors are the next team to invest in their own NBA D-League franchise. The Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment group (the group that owns the Raptors) announced on June 29th that they have acquired the right to own and operate a D-League team. The new club will be called Raptors 905, after the […]
The Golden State Warriors just won their first NBA championship in 40 years. The Santa Cruz Warriors, Golden State’s D-League affiliate 70 miles south, won their first NBA D-League title in their third year of existence. The Warriors franchise becomes the first ever to win an NBA championship and D-League championship in the same season. […]