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G League Announces 2017 Local Tryouts Schedule

G League Announces 2017 Local Tryouts Schedule

The NBA G League has announced its schedule for local tryouts.   Each NABGL team holds open tryouts before every season in an attempt to find local basketball stars that they can add to their rosters.   Teams can then invite as many as five of these players to training camp to vie for spots on their club.   Some previous open tryout success stories include the Orlando Magic’s Jonathon Simmons from the Austin Spurs; and David Nwaba, who is currently with the Chicago Bulls via the LA D-Fenders and Austin Spurs   Simmons, a 6-6 shooting guard out of the University of Houston, made the Austin Spurs in their 2013 open tryout.   He played for the NBA Spurs the last two seasons, averaging 6.1 points and 1.9 rebounds, before signing a three-year deal with the Orlando Magic in July.   Below is the complete NBA G League local open tryouts schedule:   2016 Schedule   Austin Spurs (San Antonio Spurs): September 16 — Round Rock, Texas | More Info Canton Charge (Cleveland Cavaliers): September 23 — Canton, Ohio | More Info Fort Wayne Mad Ants (Indiana Pacers): September 23 — Fort Wayne, Indiana | More Info Grand Rapids Drive (Detroit Pistons): October 1 — Byron Center, Michigan | More Info Greensboro Swarm (Charlotte Hornets): September 16 — Greensboro, North Carolina | More Info Northern Arizona Suns (Phoenix Suns): September 9 — Prescott Valley, Arizona | September 16 — Phoenix, Arizona | More Info Reno Bighorns (Sacramento Kings): August 26 & 27 — Reno, Nevada | September 23 & 24 — Sacramento, California | More Info Windy City Bulls (Chicago Bulls): September 16 & 17 — Chicago, Illinois | More Info     For more basketball news go to http://www.blacktoptv.com/


Nets Sign D-League’s Spencer Dinwiddie

Nets Sign D-League’s Spencer Dinwiddie

The Brooklyn Nets have signed former Colorado star Spencer Dinwiddie from the NBA D-League to a three-year contract (non-guaranteed).

 

The 6-6, 200-pound point guard was…

LeBron: D-League’s Liggins Diamond In The Rough

D-League’s DeAndre Liggins Finds Home With Cavs

Former D-League player and Kentucky star DeAndre Liggins has found an NBA home with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

 

The 6-6, 209-pound shooting guard is averaging 2.6…

Oakland’s Keith Benson D-League Player Of Month

Oakland’s Keith Benson D-League Player Of Week

Former Oakland University star Keith Benson was named the named NBA D-League Performer of the Week.

 

The 6-11 power forward averaged 18.5 points, 13.3 rebounds,…

D-League Elite Mini Camp To Be Held May 8-9

D-League To Try Expanded 4 & 5-Man Ref Crews

The NBA D-League will experiment with utilizing four- and five-man referee crews in nine games this season.

 

The first contest with the expanded officiating teams…

Magic Buy D-League BayHawks, Team Florida-Bound

Magic Buy D-League BayHawks, Team Florida-Bound

The Orlando Magic have purchased the D-League’s Erie BayHawks and will be moving the team to Lakeland, Florida for the 2017-18 season.

 

Lakeland is about…

VCU’s Briante Weber D-League Player Of Month

VCU’s Briante Weber #1 D-League Prospect

Former VCU star Briante Weber is No. 1 on the D-League’s Prospect Watch list this week.

 

The versatile 6-2 point guard is averaging 13.3 points,…

Blake Griffin To Have Knee Surgery, Out Until Jan

Blake Griffin To Have Knee Surgery, Out Until Jan

Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin will undergo minor knee surgery this week and will be out until January, according to report by The…

Knicks Sign D-League’s Chasson Randle

Stanford’s Chasson Randle NBADL Player Of Week

Former Stanford star Chasson Randle has been named the NBA D-League’s Performer of the Week.

 

The 6-2 point guard averaged a whopping 28.7 points along…

Raptors 905 Set D-League Attendance Record

Raptors 905 Break D-League Attendance Record

The Raptors 905 set the all-time NBA D-League attendance record with a whopping 15,011 fans at the team’s 114-87 loss to the Grand Rapids…

D-League’s Pierre Jackson Still Has Eye On NBA

Baylor’s Pierre Jackson #1 D-League Prospect

Former Baylor star Pierre Jackson is No. 1 on the D-League’s Prospect Watch list this week.

 

The explosive 5-10 point guard is leading the NBADL…

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