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Dakota Schmidt

History and Art of the D-League Assignment

September 19, 2005 was the date that brought the NBA Developmental League into the “modern era” because that was the moment that the NBA and NBA D-League really connected as one unit by allowing the NBA teams to assign their rookie and 2nd-year players to the D-League. Before that D-League players like Chris Andersen or […]

Should High School Prospects Be Allowed to Jump Straight to the D-League?

In the fall of 2009, five-star high school recruit Latavious Williams made history by being the first player to go straight from high school into the NBA D-League. Williams originally committed to play with the Memphis Tigers and recently hired head coach Josh Pastner, but he struggled to qualify academically and decided to back out […]

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