G League WiretapDecember 2018 G League Wiretap

Grizzlies To Sign Jarnell Stokes To Two-Way Deal

Dec 30, 2018 4:01 PM

The Memphis Grizzlies will sign Jarnell Stokes to a Two-Way contract.

Stokes is currently playing for Sioux Falls in the G League.

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Donte Grantham Signs Two-Way Deal With Thunder

Dec 27, 2018 3:12 PM

The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to sign Donte Grantham to a Two-Way contract.

Grantham will replace Tyler Davis on a Two-Way deal.

Grantham went undrafted out of Clemson in 2018.

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Thunder Waive Tyler Davis From Two-Way Deal

Dec 27, 2018 2:50 PM

The Oklahoma City Thunder has waived two-way player Tyler Davis.

The center saw action in 15 games (eight starts) with the Oklahoma City Blue and averaged 17.2 points, 11.6 rebounds and 1.87 blocks in 26.7 minutes per game.

Davis appeared in one game with the Thunder.

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Bulls Sign Brandon Sampson To Two-Way Deal, Waive Tyler Ulis

Dec 27, 2018 12:23 PM

The Chicago Bulls have signed guard Brandon Sampson to a Two-Way contract. In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. In a preceding move, the Bulls waived Two-Way player Tyler Ulis.

Sampson (6-5, 184) went undrafted in the 2018 NBA Draft after playing three seasons at Louisiana State University. He has played in 18 games (18 starts) this season for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA G League, averaging 17.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.9 assists in 35.1 minutes per game. At LSU, Sampson played in 85 games (40 starts) from 2015-18. Over his career with the Tigers, he averaged 7.9 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists, scoring a career-high 24 points twice in the 2016-17 season.

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All-NBA G League Showcase First And Second Teams Announced

Dec 23, 2018 1:46 PM

Ten players received All-NBA G League honors following a four-day showcase event in Las Vegas. The competition featured 27 G League teams playing two games each.

The first team featured Tyler Harvey (Memphis Hustle), Jordan Loyd (Raptors 905), Christian Wood (Wisconsin Herd), Isaac Humphries (Erie BayHawks), and Jarnell Stokes (Sioux Falls Skyforce).

The second team consisted of Kalin Lucas (Stockton Kings), Walt Lemon Jr. (Windy City Bulls), Alan Williams (Long Island Nets), Johnathan Motley (Agua Caliente Clippers), and CJ Fair (Windy City Bulls).

The 2018 event also featured 25 players from seven NBA Academies in China, India, Mexico City, Senegal and Australia. It was the first time that NBA Academies participated in the showcase. 

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Tags: D-League, D-League Award, D-League B-Ball IQ

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Tyler Ulis Out Indefinitely With Left Hip Surgery

Dec 23, 2018 10:59 AM

Tyler Ulis underwent a left hip arthroscopy on Friday.

Ulis will be out indefinitely.

The Chicago Bulls waived Ulis from his Two-Way contract.

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Bulls Agree To Sign Brandon Sampson To Two-Way Contract, Waive Tyler Ulis

Dec 21, 2018 6:41 PM

The Chicago Bulls have agreed to sign Brandon Sampson to a two-way contract.

Sampson is currently playing for the Windy City Bulls.

The Bulls will waive Tyler Ulis. 

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Knicks To Sign Allonzo Trier To Two-Year Deal, Waive Ron Baker

Dec 13, 2018 10:06 AM

The New York Knicks have agreed to sign Allonzo Trier to a two-year deal.

Trier was on a two-way contract with the Knicks.

The Knicks are expected to waive Ron Baker to create a roster spot for Trier.

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Shareef Abdur-Rahim Named President Of G League

Dec 11, 2018 9:42 AM

NBA Vice President of Basketball Operations and former NBA All-Star Shareef Abdur-Rahim has been named President of the NBA G League, it was announced today by NBA Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer Mark Tatum. Abdur-Rahim will replace Malcolm Turner, who will step down Jan. 11, 2019, to become the Athletics Director at Vanderbilt University.

In his new role, Abdur-Rahim will be responsible for all aspects of the NBA G League’s business and basketball operations, including the implementation of the newly formed professional path, ongoing testing of experimental rules and league-wide expansion efforts.

“Shareef’s unique experiences as a player, team executive and member of the NBA’s Basketball Operations department make him a fantastic fit to be the next President of the NBA G League,” said Tatum. “He is well-prepared to build on the tremendous progress that the NBA G League has made under Malcolm, who deftly oversaw a pivotal period of expansion and transition. We thank Malcolm for his lasting contributions to the NBA and the NBA G League and wish him the best at Vanderbilt.”

Abdur-Rahim, who turned 42 today, previously worked five years with the Sacramento Kings, serving as an assistant general manager and assistant coach as well as spending the 2013-14 season as general manager of the NBA G League’s Reno Bighorns (now known as the Stockton Kings). Abdur-Rahim earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.

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Chris Boucher Named G League Player Of The Month

Dec 4, 2018 4:12 PM

Chris Boucher has been named the G League Player of the Month for November.

Boucher averaged 29.6 points, 12.1 rebounds and 4.1 blocks per game in November. 

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Suns Continuing To Look For Short-Term Solution At Point Guard
Phoenix will host Darius Morris of the Santa Cruz Warriors for a visit this week.

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Kay Felder Released By Raptors 905 After Domestic Violence Charge
Kay Felder had been averaging 18.1 points, 4.2 rebounds and 6.5 assists in 11 games for Raptors 905 this season.

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Cavs Waive Preston, Harrison From Two-Way Contracts, Sign Blossomgame, Jalen Jones
In five G League games with Canton, Jaron Blossomgame is averaging 17.2 points on 49.2 percent from the field and 38.1 percent from 3-point range.

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