From Burkina Faso To The NBA D-League: The Journey of Samuel Ouedraogo


It always seems many elite basketball players began playing the sport before they’ve finished playing Kindergarten. You could say Samuel Ouedraogo was a late bloomer. “I didn’t start playing (basketball) until I was 18,” Ouedraogo said in an interview with D-League Digest. The LSU Alexandria standout never watched a game of basketball on television before he started playing pickup games

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Breaking Down D-League Experience on NBA Training Camp Rosters

The NBA D-League provides players with new opportunities both with the Association and overseas. Each season, the number of players the the league touts with D-League experience increases with more players assigned each season. Last year, 56 players made up 159 separate assignments with the NBADL. Some players are finding new opportunities in the form of training camp invites. Combine

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D-League Dialogue Podcast: Eric Rothman and Jarell Eddie

Eric Rothman joined the DLD podcast to discuss his role as the play-by-play broadcaster for the Los Angeles D-Fenders, what it’s like working alongside AC Green as his color commentator, the challenges of broadcasting in an intimate setting that is the Lakers practice facility, and what it was like calling the insane Reno Bighorns/Los Angeles D-Fenders game last season which

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NBA D-League Front Office Undergoing Changes This Offseason

The NBA D-League front office is being restructured prior to the 2015-16 season and as a result, several prominent positions are being eliminated, multiple league sources tell D-League Digest. The positions of Vice President of Basketball Operations/Player Personnel (held by Chris Alpert) and Vice President of Business Development (held by Shawn Smith) are being eliminated as part of the restructuring.

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