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New G League Select Team Named as “NBA G League Ignite”

On September 2, the NBA G League announced the official name of the new select team for elite prospects as “NBA G League Ignite”. The team that features Jalen Green, Jonathan Kuminga, Daishen Nix, Kai Sotto, Isaiah Todd, and Princepal Singh recently began training with Head Coach Brian Shaw in Walnut Creek, California. Shaw’s backroom […]

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Gary Trent Jr Proves His Worth in the NBA Bubble

Gary Trent Jr went into his sophomore season in the NBA off the back of averaging 2.7 points in 15 games, on 32% shooting, as a rookie. After being drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers with the 37th pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, Trent Jr struggled to adapt to the professional ranks, with limited […]

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Looking Back at the Last 5 Number 1 Picks in the NBA G League Draft

Ahead of each season, the league gathers 200+ players to join a pool of eligible prospects for the NBA G League Draft, of which half are selected. This includes undrafted college talent, NBA and G League veterans, international players, national tryouts, and those that were recently waived by NBA teams upon the conclusion of training […]

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Interview: Nick Lagios, Director of Basketball Ops for the South Bay Lakers

Call-Ups brings you an exclusive interview with Nick Lagios, who is the Director of Basketball Operations for the South Bay Lakers. A role that he has been in for four-and-a-half seasons. He also works in basketball development for the Los Angeles Lakers. Nick speaks about his role and what it involves. Before taking us through […]

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Walnut Creek Is the Home of the New G League Select Team

On August 3, Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reported that the NBA G League has decided on Walnut Creek, California as the location of the new Select Team for elite prospects. Walnut Creek is located about 26km east of Oakland in the San Francisco Bay Area. Los Angeles was believed to be the […]

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What Donta Hall Brings to the Brooklyn Nets

Ahead of the NBA restart in Orlando, the Brooklyn Nets have confirmed the signing of Donta Hall. With the likes of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, DeAndre Jordan, Nicolas Claxton, Wilson Chandler, Spencer Dinwiddie, and Taurean Prince all out for the remainder of the season, the Nets have a depleted roster for the NBA resumption. As […]

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G League Players Set to Receive NBA Opportunities: Part 2

Following part 1 of “G League Players Set to Receive NBA Opportunities”, we’re here with part 2. Featuring more G League names that are set to receive NBA opportunities as the season restart rapidly approaches. With some NBA players opting to not take part in the resumption of the season, along with injuries, it presents […]

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G League Players Set to Receive NBA Opportunities: Part 1

On July 30, the NBA season will resume in Orlando. Following a suspension that has been in effect since March 11, as the COVID-19 pandemic shook the world. 22 of the NBA’s 30 teams will travel to Disney World in Orlando to battle it out for the ultimate prize, an NBA Championship. 8 games will […]

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Interview: Sir’Dominic Pointer, Former Cleveland Cavaliers/Canton Charge Forward

Call-Ups brings you an interview with Sir’Dominic Pointer, who was most recently with the Cleveland Cavaliers on a 10-day contract before the NBA suspension hit. Prior to that, Pointer was with the Cavaliers’ G League affiliate, the Canton Charge, for the 2019-20 campaign. Through the season, the 28-year-old averaged 11.9 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.9 assists, […]

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Season Review: Tacko Fall, Maine Red Claws

Going right back to his high-school days, Tacko Fall has been drawing nationwide attention. Mainly due to his enormous 7-foot-5 size. After spending 4 years at the University of Central Florida, Fall was one of 80 participants in the 2019 NBA G League Elite Camp. Where he set new records for height, wingspan, and standing […]