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G League Ignite Have an Unsteady Week 2 in Orlando Bubble

Coming off the back of their first week in the bubble, G League Ignite sat at a perfect 3-0. Through week one, Jonathan Kuminga and Jalen Green lead the way. Whilst continuing to show the world that they are two of the best players in the upcoming 2021 NBA Draft. So what did week two […]

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Kai Sotto and G League Ignite Agree “Mutual” Departure

Filipino prospect Kai Sotto will not re-join G League Ignite, the team announced today. Sotto left Ignite in January to link up with the Philippines National Team at the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifying Tournament in Qatar. The 7-foot-2 center had permission from Ignite to leave camp, however the tournament was rescheduled. He then found himself […]

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Brian Shaw Provides Update as Uncertainty Continues Around Kai Sotto

Prior to the 2021 NBA G League bubble, Ignite star Kai Sotto opted to travel to the Philippines to report for international duty. Sotto was set to represent Gilas Pilipinas in FIBA Asia Cup 2021 qualifiers, however the games were rescheduled. The 18-year-old traveled to the Philippines with all intentions to play, but has now […]

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Could Chet Holmgren Be the Latest Prospect to Join G League Ignite?

The G League Ignite team, also known as the professional pathway program, allows elite high-school prospects to play professionally before declaring for the NBA Draft. Players develop in an NBA environment in Walnut Creek, California. This is alongside veteran coaches and players, where they compete against professional athletes and learn all there is to know […]

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The G League Ignite “Experiment” Is in Full Flow, as They Go 3-0 in Week 1

The first week of the NBA G League bubble in Disney World, Orlando has drawn to a close. For the G League Ignite, it was going to be interesting to see how they fared in their first competitive game as a team. On February 2, ahead of the bubble season, Ignite Head Coach Brian Shaw […]

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G League Ignite Defeat Santa Cruz Warriors in Bubble Opener

G League Ignite put on a confident display to dispatch the Jeremy Lin-led Santa Cruz Warriors, 109-104. The G League Ignite team have been diligently working the past number of months. Preparing themselves for competitive prime time games in the Orlando G League bubble. February 10 was the day when Head Coach Brian Shaw and […]

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Interview: Donta Hall, G League Ignite

NBA Call-Ups is delighted to bring you an exclusive interview with Donta Hall of the G League Ignite. The 23-year-old completed his rookie season during the 2019-20 campaign, featuring for the Grand Rapids Drive, Detroit Pistons, and Brooklyn Nets. Now, he’s in the 2021 G League bubble after signing with the new Ignite team. Hall spent […]

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Brian Shaw: “Nothing Written in Stone” With G League Ignite Starting Five

All eyes are locked on G League Ignite as the 2020-21 G League season fast approaches. Jalen Green, Jonathan Kuminga, and Co will kick-start the bubble campaign on February 10 against Jeremy Lin and the Santa Cruz Warriors. While a huge amount of attention is drawn by the top prospects, there’s also a large veteran […]

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The Bubble Expectations of Jalen Green: “Go Down There and Win”

On February 10, Jalen Green and G League Ignite will face-off against Jeremy Lin and the Santa Cruz Warriors to kick-start the 2020-21 G League season. Initially, the plan was for Ignite to feature in a number of scrimmages and exhibition contests. Now, the team will enter a fully fledged bubble season with a chance […]

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Brian Shaw on Donta Hall: “He Deserves and Should Be on an NBA Roster”

23-year-old Donta Hall, along with NBA veteran Jarrett Jack, are the latest names to link up with the G League Ignite team. Both signed ahead of the G League bubble season, starting on February 10. Hall has 9 NBA appearances to his name, as well as 38 G League games, as he looks towards an […]