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G League

Introducing the G League Ignite Veterans

As the 2020-21 season approaches, fans are patiently waiting to get a full glimpse of the new G League Ignite team for elite prospects. To date, there have been a couple of closed-door scrimmage clips shared on social media. But nothing more. In December, it has been reported that two scrimmages will be streamed. Showing […]

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Prospects

Why G League Ignite Is Perfect for Kai Sotto and His Development

The game is always fundamental overseas. Kids at a very young age learn the X’s and O’s, and use it to their advantage in their development. Kai Sotto is a player that many insiders have raved about in the Philippines, for quite some time now. Sotto has been a phenomenal big man in his home […]

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G League

Reggie Hearn on the G League Ignite Prospects

G League veteran, Reggie Hearn, is one of the experienced signings that the new G League Ignite team have made. This is in a bid to add valuable insight alongside the elite prospects, with the aim of creating strong mentorship within the roster. Hearn, even at 29-years-old, is as experienced as they get at the […]

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Interviews

Interview: Reggie Hearn, G League Ignite

Call-Ups is delighted to bring you an exclusive interview with G League veteran, Reggie Hearn. Who has played over 270 G League games with the Idaho Stampede, Reno Bighorns, Grand Rapids Drive, Stockton Kings, and South Bay Lakers. In 2018, Hearn signed a two-way contract with the Detroit Pistons, where he went on to make […]

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G League

James Wiseman on the New NBA G League Select Team

Ahead of the 2020 NBA Draft, it appeared that all eyes were locked on Anthony Edwards and LaMelo Ball as being the two most talented options. However, one player was always a lock for that #2 selection, James Wiseman. The Golden State Warriors were determined to get their man, in Wiseman, and they did. As […]

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G League Prospects

LaMelo Ball Gives His Opinion on the New NBA G League Select Team

LaMelo Ball’s journey to the NBA seems to have taken an age, especially as worldwide media attention has been following his journey since 2017. Off the back of his older brother, Lonzo Ball, being a top-2 pick in the NBA Draft of the same year, and his father, LaVar Ball, becoming a media sensation. 19-year-old […]

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G League Prospects

Top Draft Selections Give Opinions on the New G League Select Team

Back in April 2020, the G League announced a reshaped NBA professional pathway program for the 2020-21 season. The program will be filtered through a select team for elite prospects, who will be paid $500,000-plus. The young prospects will earn bonuses through appearances, development duties, and community initiatives. Additionally, they can receive full college scholarships. […]

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G League

G League Ignite to Face-off Against G League Alumni

A recent report from Shams Charania of The Athletic, has suggested that the NBA G League are planning to have the Ignite team face-off against G League alumni between Nov 15-22. Charania states that the games will be closed-door scrimmages, out of the Ignite’s base in Walnut Creek, CA. Furthermore, there will be two scrimmages […]

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G League

Amir Johnson, Bobby Brown, Brandon Ashley Join G League Ignite

The NBA G League have announced the additions of Amir Johnson, Bobby Brown, and Brandon Ashley. As the trio join as veterans for the Ignite team for elite prospects. This comes following the previous signings of Reggie Hearn and Cody Demps. The 5 veterans bring vital experience of not just playing in the NBA, but […]

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G League

Cody Demps Signs for G League Ignite as a Veteran

26-year-old guard Cody Demps has signed for G League Ignite. He becomes the second veteran signing made by the elite prospect team based out of Walnut Creek, CA. Demps spent four years at the Sacramento State Hornets, at the collegiate level, before making the professional jump to the NBA G League. He initially signed for […]