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The NBA G League International Challenge

The first-ever edition of the NBA G League International Challenge was introduced in 2018. As an All-Star selection of G League players under the name of Team USA, coached by Jeff Van Gundy, faced-off against Mexico’s senior men’s national team. Team USA picked up a 88-67 victory at the Verizon Up Arena, in Los Angeles. […]

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Interview: D.J. McCall, Guard of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants

Call-Ups brings you an interview with guard D.J. McCall of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. D.J. has just completed his rookie season in the G League with the Mad Ants. The Mad Ants are the G League affiliate of the Indiana Pacers. D.J. speaks about his basketball journey to-date, being the first-ever Fort Wayne native […]

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Meet 18-Year-Old, 7-Foot-2 Kai Sotto

The NBA G League’s reshaped professional pathway program has sent shock-waves around the college recruitment circles. With many elite prospects entertaining the idea of playing for the new select team, before entering their respective draft. One of those prospects, center Kai Sotto. Born in the Philippines, Sotto played at Ateneo de Manila High School. Before […]

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Remainder of 2019/20 G League Season Cancelled

On June 4, it emerged that the remainder of the NBA G League’s 2019/20 season has been cancelled. Shortly after the news hit, from many outlets, that the NBA was set for a return in Orlando, it appeared that the G League would not be following suit. Instead shutting down the remainder of the current […]

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Could Jonathan Kuminga Be the G League’s Latest Coup?

On May 22, top prospect Jonathan Kuminga narrowed his options down to 5. Texas Tech, Duke, Kentucky, Auburn, and the G League. The 17-year-old small forward out of The Patrick School, stated in a tweet that his options had been narrowed down and that he was still considering joining the professional ranks. Through the G […]

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Brian Shaw to Become Head Coach of the G League Elite Team

On June 1, it emerged that Brian Shaw will become the Head Coach of the new NBA G League elite team. The team, based in Los Angeles, has top prospects Jalen Green, Isaiah Todd, Daishen Nix, and Kai Sotto confirmed to be on board for next season. The news was confirmed by Shams Charania of […]

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Reviewing Josh Gray’s Impressive 2019/20 Campaign

Point guard Josh Gray spent his collegiate career between 3 colleges (Texas Tech, Odessa, LSU), and the first 3 years of his professional career in the NBA, G League, and even South Korea. Gray’s basketball career to date has included constant change. After going undrafted in the 2016 NBA Draft, and playing for the Orlando […]

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Looking Back at Jeremy Lin’s Time in the D-League

After a record-breaking college career at Harvard came to an end in 2010, Jeremy Lin had his eyes firmly set on the NBA. Lin spent all 4-years at Harvard, becoming the first player in Ivy League history to record at least 1,450 points (1,483), 450 rebounds (487), 400 assists (406), and 200 steals (225). However, […]

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Interview: 2020 NBA Draft Prospect, Anthony Watkins

Call-Ups brings you an interview with 2020 NBA Draft prospect, Anthony Watkins. Anthony graduated from McCallie High-School back in 2019, and has been playing professionally in Germany ahead of the 2020 NBA Draft. Topics include Anthony’s preparation for the draft with the current COVID-19 situation, his skill-set, his decision behind skipping college to play professionally […]

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Kyle Guy, the Young Kings Star Destined for the NBA

Most known for being part of the Virginia Cavaliers side that won the 2019 NCAA Championship, two-way rookie Kyle Guy has been carving a name for himself in the NBA G League this season. He knocked down 24-points in his final college game, and has taken that scoring to the professional ranks. For the Stockton […]