D-League

Bay Area rapper Lil B, 76-year old man try out for D-League

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Not to go all Forest Gump (because we all should avoid that as much as possible), but you really do never know what you are going to get with a D-League tryout. Take the Santa Cruz Warriors, the Golden State affiliate (moved from South Dakota the season before), which held an open tryout on Saturday. [more]

Report: Ewing insulted by offer to coach Knicks D-League team

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UPDATE 10:42 am: ESPNNewYork took this one step further, saying that not only did Ewing turn down the D-League job, he was pretty ticked that’s all the franchise ever offered. One source close to Ewing said the Hall of Famer felt a bit slighted by the Knicks’ offer to coach the Erie Bayhawks because he [more]

NBA trying out ads on uniforms in the D-League playoffs

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Check out the D-League playoffs (now in the semi-finals) and you may notice something — a BBVA bank logo on the back of every jersey. All-season those jerseys have had the adidas logo (they are the jersey manufacturer) on the upper right chest area but the bank ad is new for the playoffs. While the [more]

League sets record for D-League call-ups

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The NBA D-League made the following announcement today (h/t: iamagm.com) The NBA Development League (NBA D-League) experienced its most successful season ever in developing NBA talent as it set all-time records with 50 GATORADE Call-ups, breaking the previous record of 40 set during the 2009-10 season, and 64 NBA player assignments, surpassing the previous record [more]

Antoine Walker announces retirement from D-League

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For the past couple seasons, a guy named Antoine Walker was playing for the Idaho Stampede in the D-League who looked and sounded a lot like the former Celtic and three-time All-Star. But if you watched him he was a shell of that former player (which is why he never got another shot in the [more]