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NBA, NBPA Discuss Adding Third Two-Way Contract Per Team

Jan 15, 2021 4:25 PM

The NBA and NBPA are discussing the expansion of rosters to allow for a third Two-Way contract.

There's currently momentum towards the idea as many teams deal with player shortages. 

Players on Two-Way contracts are eligible to be activated for up to 50 of the 72 regular season games this season.

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Wizards Promote Amber Nichols To GM Of Capital City Go-Go

Jan 15, 2021 2:44 PM

The Washington Wizards are promoting Amber Nichols to general manager of the Capital City Go-Go.

Nicholes was previously assistant general manager.

Nichols will now become the second female general manager in the G League.

Adrian Wojnarowski/ESPN

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Admiral Schofield, Freddie Gillespie, Antonio Blakeney Go 1-3 In G League Draft

Jan 11, 2021 3:06 PM

The Greensboro Swarm selected Admiral Schofield (6-5, 241, Tennessee) with the first overall pick of the 2021 NBA G League Draft on Monday afternoon, which was held virtually.  In 2019-20, Schofield played 33 games with the Capital City Go-Go where he averaged 16.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists.  He also played in 33 games for the Washington Wizards.

The Memphis Hustle drafted Freddie Gillespie (6-9, 245, Baylor) with the second overall pick. 

The Canton Charge selected Antonio Blakeney (6-4, 197, Louisiana State) with the third overall selection. 

The Iowa Wolves picked Allonzo Trier (6-4, 200, Arizona) with the fourth overall selection and the Lakeland Magic drafted Tahjere McCall (6-4, 190, Tennesee State) with the fifth overall pick.  

Schofield, Blakeney, Trier, McCall, Justin Patton (9th overall selection, Westchester Knicks), Vincent Edwards (13th overall selection, Oklahoma City Blue), Gary Payton II (15th overall selection, Raptors 905), Jemerrio Jones (19th overall selection, Delaware Blue Coats) and Oshae Brissett (20th overall selection, Fort Wayne Mad Ants) highlight a group that’s spent time on NBA rosters during their NBA careers.

ROUND ONE
1. Greensboro – Admiral Schofield
2. Memphis – Freddie Gillespie
3. Canton – Antonio Blakeney
4. Iowa – Allonzo Trier
5. Lakeland – Tahjere McCall
6. Canton – Anthony Lamb
7. Oklahoma City – Zavier Simpson
8. Lakeland – D.J. Hogg
9. Westchester – Justin Patton
10. Rio Grande Valley – Armoni Brooks
11. Raptors 905 – Kevon Harris
12. Rio Grande Valley – Jarron Cumberland
13. Oklahoma City – Vincent Edwards
14. Austin – Jonathan Kasibabu
15. Raptors 905 – Gary Payton II
16. Memphis – Anthony Cowan Jr.
17. Iowa – Dakarai Tucker
18. Salt Lake City – Passed

ROUND TWO
1. Delaware – Jemerrio Jones
2. Fort Wayne – Oshae Brissett
3. Westchester – Passed
4. Iowa – Passed
5. Long Island – Passed
6. Agua Caliente – Passed
7. Fort Wayne – Quincy McKnight
8. Agua Caliente – Passed
9. Santa Cruz – Selom Mawugbe
10. Raptors 905 – Passed
11. Memphis – Passed
12. Austin – Anthony Mathis
13. Erie – Passed
14. Greensboro – Passed
15. Austin – Kaleb Johnson
16. Santa Cruz – Passed
17. Memphis –Passed
18. Oklahoma City – Rob Edwards
19. Salt Lake City – Passed

ROUND THREE
1. Greensboro – Passed
2. Erie – Passed
3. Westchester – Passed
4. Delaware – Braxton Key
5. Iowa – Passed
6. Long Island – Passed
7. Oklahoma City – Passed
8. Fort Wayne – Passed
9. Canton – Passed
10. Raptors 905 – Passed
11. Delaware – Passed
12. Lakeland – Passed
13. Memphis – Passed
14. Canton – Passed
15. Raptors 905 – Passed

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Jeremy Lin Signs G League Deal With Warriors

Jan 8, 2021 12:47 AM

Jeremy Lin signed a G League deal with the Santa Cruz Warriors, sources told Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Lin played for the Beijing Ducks in the Chinese Basketball Association last season. 

Shams Charania/The Athletic

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LiAngelo Ball Signs G League Contract

Jan 7, 2021 10:45 AM

LiAngelo Ball has agreed to a contract to play in the G League in the bubble in Orlando.

Ball spent training camp with the Detroit Pistons and played in the G League las season.

Shams Charania/The Athletic

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G League Finalizing 12-15 Game Season In Orlando Bubble

Dec 29, 2020 8:56 PM

The NBA G League is focused on Orlando's Disney campus as its bubble site for the 2021 season beginning on Feb. 8th as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

The G League is expected to play a 12-to-15 game schedule.

The following teams have opted into participating.

Agua Caliente, Clippers

Austin Spurs, Spurs

Canton Charge, Cavaliers

Delaware Blue Coats, 76ers

Erie BayHawks Pelicans, Wizards

Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Pacers

Greensboro Swarm, Hornets

Iowa Wolves, Timberwolves

Lakeland Magic, Magic

Long Island Nets, Nets

Memphis Hustle, Grizzlies

Oklahoma City Blue, Thunder

Raptors 905, Raptors

Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Rockets

Salt Lake City Stars, Jazz

Santa Cruz Warriors, Warriors

Westchester Knicks, Knicks

Ignite, G League Elite team

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Pistons Agree To Sign Frank Jackson To Two-Way Contract

Dec 25, 2020 9:00 PM

The Detroit Pistons have agreed to sign Frank Jackson to a Two-Way contract.

Jackson spent the first three seasons of his career with the New Orleans Pelicans.

Jackson was with the Oklahoma City Thunder during the preseason.

Eric Woodyard/ESPN

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Nets Re-Sign Chris Chiozza To Two-Way Contract, Waive Jeremiah Martin

Dec 22, 2020 11:04 AM

The Brooklyn Nets have re-signed guard Chris Chiozza to a two-way contract. In a related move, Brooklyn has requested waivers on guard Jeremiah Martin.

Chiozza (5’11”, 176) originally signed a two-way contract with Brooklyn on Jan. 4, re-signed with the Nets on Dec. 1 and was waived by Brooklyn on Dec. 19. He appeared in 28 games last season split between Brooklyn and Washington, recording averages of 5.1 points, 1.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 14.3 minutes per game. In 18 games with the Nets, Chiozza posted averages of 6.4 points, 2.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 15.5 minutes per contest. 

Martin (6’2”, 186) originally signed a two-way contract with the Nets on Jan. 15. He appeared in nine games with Brooklyn during the 2019-20 season, registering averages of 7.1 points, 1.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 11.0 minutes per game. Martin also saw action in 16 games (nine starts) with the Long Island Nets of the NBA G League, recording averages of 16.8 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.3 steals in 31.6 minutes per contest.

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Warriors Agree To Two-Way Contract With Juan Toscano-Anderson

Dec 22, 2020 9:57 AM

The Golden State Warriors have agreed to sign Juan Toscano-Anderson to a Two-Way contract.

Toscano-Anderson joins Nico Mannion on Two-Way contracts with the Warriors. Toscano-Anderson averaged 5.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 20.9 minutes last season with the Warriors.

Golden State used their final roster spot on Michael Mulder.

Shams Charania/The Athletic

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Warriors Unable To Clear Jeremy Lin Signing, Add Elijah Pemberton To G-League Roster

Dec 19, 2020 11:18 PM

The Golden State Warriors were unable to get a Letter of Clearance from FIBA to sign Jeremy Lin before Saturday night's waiver deadline.

Lin needed a Letter of Clearance after playing in China last season.

It was expected that Lin would sign with the Warriors' G-League team.

The Warriors signed-and-waived Elijah Pemberton, who will now join Santa Cruz. 

Marc Stein/The New York Times

Tags: Jeremy Lin, Elijah Pemberton, Golden State Warriors, Santa Cruz Warriors, NBA, NBA Misc Official Transaction, D-League, NBA Waiver, D-League Teams, D-League Official Signing

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Frank Mason III Signs Exhibit 10 Deal With Sixers, Plans To Join Delaware Blue Coats

Noah Levick/NBC Sports Philadelphia

Jeremy Lin Signs Exhibit 10 Deal With Warriors

Shams Charania, Anthony Slater/The Athletic

NBA Determined To Play G League Season In Reduced Bubble

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

Knicks To Hire Pops Mensah-Bonsu As President, Director Of G-League Operations

Mike Vorkunov & Shams Charania/The Athletic

Wizards, Pelicans Could Merge G-League Teams For Bubble

Fred Katz/The Athletic

Knicks To Add Skal Labissiere, James Young To G League Team

Marc Stein/New York Times

Maine Red Claws Expected To Opt Out Of Potential G-League Bubble

Jared Weiss/The Athletic

Dakota Mathias Signs Two-Way Deal With 76ers

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Wizards Sign Cassius Winston To Two-Way Contract

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G League Season Could Take Place In Atlanta Bubble

Marc Stein/The New York Times

Warriors Sign Nico Mannion To Two-Way Contract

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Kostas Antetokounmpo Signs Two-Way Deal With Lakers

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Nuggets Sign Greg Whittington To Two-Way Contract

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Jordan Bone Agrees To Two-Way Contract With Magic

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Tacko Fall Agrees To Two-Way Deal With Celtics

Shams Charania/The Athletic

Keita Bates-Diop Agrees To Two-Way With Spurs

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Trent Forrest Signs Two-Way Deal With Jazz

Shams Charania/The Athletic

Nate Darling Agrees To Two-Way Deal With Hornets

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Mavericks Sign Nate Hinton To Two-Way Deal

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Nuggets Agree To Two-Way Contract With Markus Howard

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