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NBA Veteran Sean Rooks Is Ready For Another Coaching Season In The NBA D-League

Sean Rooks played twelve seasons in the NBA, coached with the Phoenix Suns last season, and now enters his fourth season as a coach in the NBA D-League, this time with the familiar Sioux Falls Skyforce. However, now that the Skyforce have entered a one-to-one relationship with the Miami HEAT, Rooks is in a unique, and rewarding position regarding his

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The Alan Anderson “Do You Remember Me?” Team

The D-League is a place where many second round and undrafted players have a place to shine, somewhere that struggling players can turn their dreams into realities Some people may remember Alan Anderson, the MVP (voted by teammates) of Michigan State’s 2005 Final Four team. He is a perfect example of what the D-League can do for players. Here is

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5 Possible Rookies in D-League

Every year in the NBA draft there are players selected that aren’t quite ready to contribute to NBA teams. The primary reason for the D-League is to turn potential into NBA playing time. Linsanity was truly remarkable and one of the best things to happen to the D-League in its brief 11 year history. It gave the league huge publicity.

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An Assignment By Any Other Name: The Good, The Bad, and The Pointless

Jonny Flynn, Terrence Williams, and Rodrigue Beaubois are three of the most unique assignment cases in NBA Development League history. All three assignments happened this week. It’s been that kind of season for D-League assignments. The 2010-11 D-League season tipped off 15 days ago. Already, 14 NBA players have been assigned to the D-League. Twenty-four were assigned all of last

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Casting My Vote: 2010 D-League Draft in Review (Election Day Edition)

Somewhere between The Decision and Decision 2010, a number of smaller but still important decisions were made during the 2010 NBA Development League Draft. It’s Election Day. And regardless of whether you voted Democrat, Republican, somewhere in between or (sigh) even not at all, there’s plenty of room here for all to join in the draft review debate. As for

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Early D-League playoff lessons: Assignees are good, turnovers are bad

Thursday proved a day for players currently on NBA contracts to shine in the D-League. In fact, the Tulsa 66ers received 51 points yesterday from just their two most recently assigned NBA players. It is no coincidence that both of yesterday’s Game 1 winners in the D-League playoffs were beneficiaries of mid-week assignments from their parent NBA clubs. DJ White

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