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Phoenix Suns Purchase Bakersfield Jam

April 12, 2016 - BAKERSFIELD, CA - The Bakersfield Jam today announced that the franchise has been acquired by the Phoenix Suns, the club's NBA affiliate. The Suns will relocate the team to Prescott Valley, Arizona and will begin with a name change to Northern Arizona Suns, and will play in the Prescott Valley Event Center in the upcoming 2016-17 season. Stan Ellis and David Higdon are currently working with the NBA and NBA D-League to bring a new D-League expansion franchise to Bakersfield for the 2016-17 season. Several NBA teams have e... Full Story

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Jam Come up Short in Regular Season Finale

April 3, 2016 - RENO, NV - The Bakersfield Jam (22-28) fell to the Reno Bighorns (33-17) 133-127 Saturday night at the Reno Events Center. Deonte Burton led the Jam with 24 points and eight rebounds. Xavier Silas paced the Jam in the opening period, scoring 13 points and helping the Jam to a 33-30 lead after one quarter of play. In the second frame the Jam put up 41 points on 56.8 percent shooting, led by Renaldo Major's 12-point quarter performance. The Jam would go into the half with a 74-67 advantage. The Jam would open the second ... Full Story

Jam Dropped by Bighorns

April 2, 2016 - RENO, NV - The Bakersfield Jam (22-27) fell to the Reno Bighorns (32-17) 130-124 Friday night at the Reno Events Center. Six Jam players scored in double-figures, led by Terrico White's 25 on 10-of-18 shooting. The Bighorns took control of the game with a 20-13 lead over the Jam midway through the first quarter after a dunk by Kadeem Jack. Jack would end the quarter with 10 points behind a 4-5 shooting effort. The Bighorns would go into the second quarter with a 41-36 lead. The Bighorns maintained their advantage over ... Full Story

Jam Lose at Home to Spurs

March 29, 2016 - BAKERSFIELD, CA - The Bakersfield Jam (22-26) fell to the Austin Spurs (28-20) 112-104 Tuesday night at the Dignity Health Event Center. Askia Booker led the Jam with 27 points on 9-of-15 shooting, including 4-of-6 from beyond the arc, to go along with a game-high seven assists. The Spurs shot 58.3 percent from the field in the opening period, compared to the Jam's 47.6 percent, and went into the second frame ahead 32-24. Bakersfield took its first lead of the game at the 5:08 mark of the second quarter (42-41), but it wo... Full Story


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Bakersfield Jam Minor League Basketball


League: NBA Development League
Home: Bakersfield, California
Class: Men's
Website: Bakersfield Jam site
Schedule: Full Bakersfield Jam Schedule
Message Board: D-League forum
Online Audio: None


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