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  1. NBA D-League all-star events set for Feb. 15 in Brooklyn

    The NBA Development League all-star game will be held Feb. 15 in Brooklyn, with 3-point and slam dunk contests also scheduled.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2015
  2. 13 Observations From the D-League Showcase

    Zach Lowe

    Some random news and notes after a few days on the West Coast - first in Santa Cruz for the D-League Showcase, and then in Los Angeles to tape The Grantland Basketball Hour: This is a worst-case scenario for any team that bets big on a t...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  3. Sim Bhullar dwarfs teammate at D-League Showcase

    Tajuan Porter is undersized for a basketball player, and has never looked more undersized than when he stands next to Sim Bhullar.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2015
  4. Be on Time and Wear the Right Pants: Lauren Holtkamp’s Guid...

    Fred Katz

    She showed up late and wore the wrong pants. For Lauren Holtkamp, that's how it all began. "I showed up in these Western-style, from the 1970s, old-school referee pants," Holtkamp says. "I just remember showing up and going, &#0...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  5. Young injured in D-League appearance

    Chris Forsberg

    NBA D-League screen captureJames Young grabs his right shoulder on Wednesday night.Boston Celtics rookie James Young appeared to suffer a right shoulder injury during Wednesday's game against the Delaware 87ers. Young clutched the shoulder after a...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  6. The 14 things to know for D-League tipoff

    Marc Stein

    Fourteen things you gotta know about the NBA D-League's 14th season, which tips off Friday night with six games: 1. The league will field a record 18 teams, with 17 of them sporting single affiliations with their NBA parent clubs. The math would s...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  7. NBA D-League player draft set for Saturday

    Marc Stein

    The NBA D-League is holding its annual player draft Saturday afternoon, with a handful of familiar NBA names on the board among the nearly 180 players available for selection. Eleven players in that pool have prior NBA experience. In alphabetical...

    Blog | November 01, 2014
  8. Smith in talks to coach Pistons' D-League

    Marc Stein

    The Detroit Pistons are in advanced negotiations to hire former Orlando Magic general manager Otis Smith to coach their NBA D-League franchise, according to NBA coaching sources. Sources told ESPN.com that Pistons president and coach Stan Van Gund...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  9. Mark Cuban says NBA D-League better option than NCAA

    Tim MacMahon

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban believes it's in the best interests of elite prospects to play in the NBA Development League instead of spending one season in the "hypocritical" NCAA.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  10. Meet the Dela-weird 87ers

    Corban Goble

    Grantland really likes NBA basketball. We like it so much that bingeing on LeBron James off-the-wall dunks and Marcin Gortat "Dream Shake" Vines sometimes doesn't cut...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  11. The Amazing Pace

    Jason Schwartz

    Grantland really likes NBA basketball. We like it so much that bingeing on LeBron James off-the-wall dunks and Marcin Gortat "Dream Shake" Vines sometimes doesn't cut it. We need more. That brings us to D-League Week, an examination of...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  12. NBA D-League to call technical fouls for flops

    The NBA Development League will begin assessing technical fouls for flops, a new rule that goes further than the NBA one by punishing the act during a game.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  13. P.J. Hairston lands with Texas Legends

    Marc Stein

    Former North Carolina swingman P.J. Hairston, suspended by the NCAA last month for rules violations, will resume his basketball career in the NBA D-League with the Texas Legends. The Legends, who currently hold the No. 1 turn in the D-League's pla...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  14. P.J. Hairston heads to D-League, Texas Legends

    Marc Stein

    Former North Carolina swingman P.J. Hairston, suspended by the NCAA last month for rules violations, will resume his basketball career in the NBA D-League with the Texas Legends.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  15. Yao's Sharks pursuing D-League's Douby

    Marc Stein

    After becoming an offensive sensation in China and uncorking a 75-point game there in January, Quincy Douby decided to return to the NBA D-League this season in hopes of getting his first summons back to the NBA since the opening month of the 2009-10...

    Blog | November 24, 2013
  16. Rembert Explains America: Cheering for the D-League Select Team a...

    Rembert Browne

    My initial intentions were not kind. But people change. After two hours of watching the NBA summer league in Las Vegas, I didn't have one real idea of what to write about, mainly because 95 percent of the NBA players I knew of were not in attendan...

    Blog | July 19, 2013