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Latavious Williams

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 […]

10 Players Who Could Benefit from a D-League Assignment This Season

Projecting which first- and second-year players will get assigned to the D-League in the upcoming season is tough. There are a lot of different factors to consider on both the player and team side. If the team doesn’t see the value in utilizing the D-League as a development tool—and their are indications that several franchises […]

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