HoopsHype D-League rumors

October 31, 2014 Updates
October 30, 2014 Updates

Overseas teams annually explore the D-League market for talent, however, a large portion of clubs can’t afford its costly buyouts. “The NBA and the things teams tell players are exactly what young guys want to hear,” Dentmon said. “Truth is, it’s all politics. Every player owns the right to play at least once in the D-League, but my best advise would be: DON’T. Don’t spend your entire career chasing the NBA. Even though teams say one thing — and might even call your number up to the NBA — they already know who they want on the floor and have their eyes fixed on the up-and-coming draft prospects.” Basketball Insiders

October 29, 2014 Updates
October 28, 2014 Updates

The Kings are going to be entertaining! Owner Vivek Ranadivé has pitched the idea to the team’s brain trust of playing 4-on-5 defense and leaving one player to cherry-pick, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. The Kings aren’t actually going to do that, but their D-League might, and it shows Ranadivé is committed to pushing boundaries in his search for an offbeat brand of “position-less” ball. Grantland

October 27, 2014 Updates

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