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NBA D-League Player Rights And The Difficulties They Can Cause (For Teams And Players)

Right about this time in the offseason, NBA D-League teams and personnel are looking at available players (who haven’t signed overseas deals, and played in the D-League last season), to determine if they could be a possible, and more importantly positive addition for their squad. The hurdle in most cases is who the particular player’s […]

NBA Training Camp ‘Bodies’ Continued…Why Staying Domestic Can Help NBA Chances And More

Earlier this month, DleagueDigest.com explained why heading to NBA training camp can be a worthwhile endeavor, and perhaps help players down the road as they seek NBA and other playing opportunities. Some like to think that training camp invitees are merely “bodies,” with little to gain other than the financial reward. Yet, players can truly […]

UPDATED: Thanasis Antetokounmpo To Play For Knicks’ D-League Affiliate Scenario More Complicated Than You Think

Shams Charania of RealGM reported in a tweet that New York Knicks second round draft pick Thanasis Antetokounmpo has decided to play for the Knicks’ NBADL affiliate (Westchester Knicks) over European playing opportunities. Charania followed that report up with a tweet explaining the Knicks’ plan for Antetokounmpo to sign straight with the Westchester Knicks. This […]

Source: New Conferences And Divisions For 2014-2015 NBA D-League Season

DleagueDigest.com has learned of the new conference and division setup for the 2014-2015 NBA D-League season. According to a source, there will be two conferences (Eastern, Western) and four divisions (West, Southwest, Central, Atlantic). The West Division remains the same as last season with the Idaho Stampede, Bakersfield Jam, Santa Cruz Warriors, Los Angeles D-Fenders […]

How NBA D-League Assistant Coaches Spend The Offseason, And Sometimes Play The Waiting Game

Imagine working your butt off for roughly seven months, jet-setting (or in some cases busing) around the country, preparing game plans and assisting in nearly every activity imaginable required to get a team full of mixed personalities from nearly every background ready for a two hour (more or less) basketball game. Then stop everything, and […]

Idaho Stampede Welcome New Head Coach Dean Cooper With Press Conference In Boise, Idaho

The Idaho Stampede welcomed their tenth coach in franchise history at a press conference on Thursday, August 14th, in Boise, Idaho. Dean Cooper was handed over a clip board and whistle (literally) from Idaho Stampede Managing Investor Bill Ilett to signify the new move. Cooper joins the Stampede after most recently spending two seasons with […]

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