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January 18, 2015 Updates
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Scott Howard-Cooper: No sign of 2015 draft picks, NBA execs and scouts agree at Showcase. Two D-Leaguers picked in ’14: Hairston (26) and T. Antetokounmpo (51). Twitter @SHowardCooper

James enthusiastically added that believes in the D-League. While in previous seasons, the vet has had to find his way and be a teacher of sorts amongst the younger prospects in the league, he has benefitted this year from playing alongside fellow NBA alums like Damion James, Renaldo Balkman, and Doron Lamb. "It helps a lot," James said. "It's easier to play the game when you have bonafide veterans playing with you, instead of guys who come in and just hope to contribute by simply by scoring. Playing with these guys makes it easier for me." Ridiculous Upside

Nevertheless, Van Gundy said Datome was not thrilled with the assignment. "You know what? Not really," he said, when asked if Datome was excited for a chance to play. "There's sort of a ... he's leaving the NBA, he's a little older, he's not a 21-year-old guy. So no, not really. But hopefully, when he gets down there to Calfornia, and gets practicing, and gets ready to play, and is getting ready for a game that he knows he's going to get a chance to play in, hopefully he will get enthused about it." Booth Newspapers

January 15, 2015 Updates

Jenkins was sent to play for Idaho by the flexible assignment rule. Idaho is the affiliate of the Jazz. The Hawks’ D-League affiliate is Fort Wayne, an organization they share with 12 other NBA teams. Jenkins said Idaho plays a style similar to that of the Hawks. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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