Coaching Observations: D-League Digest Categorizes This Year’s NBA D-League Head Coaches

By now you know that DLeagueDigest.com spends a lot of time at NBA D-League games. Most of that time spent watching games is dedicated to player observation, but DLD has been taking notes on coaches as well. The NBA D-League has an interesting mix of head coaches with various backgrounds, some have been around for a bit, others are in

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Guest Post: RGV Vipers Beat Writer Dennis Silva II Connects With Reno Bighorns Head Coach Dave Arseneault Jr.

Editor’s Note: D-League Digest is pleased to have RGV Vipers Beat Writer for The Monitor, Dennis Silva II share his recent conversation with Reno Bighorns Head Coach Dave Arsenault Jr., as a feature for the site. You can follow Dennis on Twitter here: @densilva2 In advancing a big game between the Reno Bighorns and Rio Grande Valley Vipers last week,

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More NBA Teams To Incorporate Rio Grande Valley Vipers Or Reno Bighorns’ Style For NBADL Clubs?

The highly anticipated showdown finally took place, and Rio Grande Valley topped the Reno Bighorns at home in a contest that saw both teams reach the 80’s by halftime. Sadly, the 200 point total was not achieved by either team as the Vipers won 159-155. Is this the future of the NBA D-League, a league which critics are quick to

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Quick FYI Concerning NBA D-League Player Rights And 10-Day Contracts

Today marks the beginning of the 10-day contract period in the NBA. This means scenarios such as Elijah Millsap earning a Call-Up to the Utah Jazz and a 10-day contract will occur more frequently for some of your favorite NBADL players. However, what will happen afterwards? Will the team that issues out the 10-day contract also obtain that player’s NBA

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John Jenkins Logs Heavy Minutes With Idaho Stampede During Recent NBADL Assignment

It wasn’t the first NBA D-League assignment for John Jenkins of the Atlanta Hawks, but it certainly was one the most productive stints in terms of minutes. DLeagueDigest.com spoke with Jenkins after he logged 40 minutes for the Idaho Stampede Saturday night in the second game of a back to back. “It’s been a long, long, long time since I

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Overall Talent Level In NBADL Is Down And Overseas Buyouts Aren’t Helping, But There Is A Silver Lining

The NBA D-League is right on track in terms of Call-Ups and Assignments, in fact, some will say the league has never had this much talent. But, is this really the case? Sure, there’s been a heavy amount of first rounders to appear in the NBADL this season on assignments, and various Call-Ups as well, but in terms of talent, actual

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DLD Talks Hybrid Affiliations, Showcase, And Traveling With NBA D-League President Malcolm Turner

Newly appointed NBA D-League President Malcolm Turner can now check off Boise, Idaho on his list of NBA D-League markets to visit. Turner was in town visiting with the Idaho Stampede, a hybrid team in the NBADL who’s NBA affiliate is the Utah Jazz. Turner spent most of the evening sitting courtside with Idaho Stampede Managing Investor Bill Ilett, as

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NBA D-League Veteran Renaldo Major Plans To Play ‘Until I’m 40′, And That’s A Very Good Thing

On December 5, NBA D-League veteran Renaldo Major passed another NBADL legend Ron Howard, to become the all-time leading scorer in NBA D-League history. It was the second time Major had achieved the honor in his career, perhaps the most storied career the NBADL has ever seen. Major ended the record breaking evening with 26 points, his highest point total

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