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Vets to give D-League a boost

The NBA has always liked the D-League as a business proposition, but this season may be the first time the circuit has served as a true minor-league and development feeder, as Rashad McCants, Antonio Daniels and Antoine Walker are poised to spend time with D-League teams as a path back to the NBA. Using the […]

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LA D-Fenders suspend operations

The Los Angeles Lakers have suspended the operations of the D-Fenders for a year and will seek a new home for the D-League franchise for the 2011-2012 season. The Lakers have owned the D-Fenders since July 2006 but have not run it as a typical D-League team: the franchise played four hours before Lakers game […]

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Shock starts strong with sellout

The Tulsa Shock’s debut in the WNBA may have been disappointing when the final score was tallied, but the sellout crowd and collegiate atmosphere bodes well for the future of the franchise. The former Detroit Shock — an annual contender in the WNBA playoffs — arrived in BOK Center in unaccustomed style, losing to the […]

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Nets looking at control of D-League team

The New Jersey Nets (NBA) are looking at taking control of the Springfield Armor, their D-League affiliate, in an effort to promote and develop Russian basketball talent in the United States. NBA teams who want more than just a simple affiliation with a D-League team can it in one of two ways: either enter into […]

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