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D-League Playoffs Primer: All You Need To Know

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D-League Playoffs Primer: All You Need To Know

The 2017 NBA D-League Playoffs, which begin Tuesday, April 4th, are here.

 

It is a three-round, best-of-3 tournament to determine the 2017 NBADL champion.

 

The Sioux Falls Skyforce won last year’s title after compiling the best regular season in D-League history (40-10), breaking the previous regular season wins mark held by the 2011-12 Los Angeles D-Fenders, which went 38-12.

 

This year, the defending champs finished third in the Southwest Division with a 29-21 record and will play the SW division leaders, the Oklahoma City Blue (34-16) in a first round matchup.

 

The league’s top team this season was the Raptors 905 (39-11), who are led by 6-7 guard Axel Toupane (France) and coached by former NBA and UNC star Jerry Stackhouse.

 

The 905 face the Canton Charge in the first round.

 

 

Below is everything you need to know about the 2017 D-League Playoffs (courtesy of dleague.nba.com):

 

NBA D-League Playoffs 2017 Schedule:

http://dleague.nba.com/news/playoffs-2017-schedule/

 

10 Intriguing Players To Watch In The 2017 NBA D-League Playoffs:

http://dleague.nba.com/photo-gallery/2017-nba-dleague-playoffs-10-players-to-watch/

 

NBA D-League Playoffs 2017: Raptors 905 (1) vs. Canton Charge (4):

http://dleague.nba.com/news/nba-dleague-playoffs-2017-raptors-905-canton-charge/

 

NBA D-League Playoffs 2017: Oklahoma City Blue (1) vs. Santa Cruz Warriors (4):

http://dleague.nba.com/news/nba-d-league-playoffs-2017-oklahoma-city-blue-santa-cruz-warriors/

 

NBA D-League Playoffs 2017: Maine Red Claws (2) vs. Fort Wayne Mad Ants (3):

http://dleague.nba.com/news/nba-d-league-playoffs-2017-maine-red-claws-fort-wayne-mad-ants/

 

NBA D-League Playoffs 2017: Los Angeles D-Fenders (2) vs. RGV Vipers (3):

http://dleague.nba.com/news/nba-d-league-playoffs-2017-los-angeles-dfenders-rgv-vipers/

 

 

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