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Marcus Georges-Hunt Returns to the Maine Red Claws

February 21, 2017 - PORTLAND, Maine - February 21, 2017 - The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, announce that the team has re-acquired Marcus Georges-Hunt. The rookie earned a GATORADE Call-Up to the Miami Heat on Feb. 8. Georges-Hunt's 10-day contract expired on Sunday, and by rule he returns to the Red Claws. Georges-Hunt, a rookie guard, has played in 32 games for the Red Claws, helping lead Maine to a 20-12 record. Georges-Hunt has recorded Maine's only triple-double of the season on Nov. 18 (22 points, 10 rebounds, 13 assists). He is ... Full Story

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Cook Earns MVP Honors at 2017 NBA D-League All-Star Game

February 18, 2017 - Quinn Cook was named MVP of the 2017 NBA Development League All-Star Game presented by Kumho Tire after leading the East to a 105-100 victory Saturday afternoon in New Orleans. Cook's award is the first in Canton Charge history. The reigning NBA Development League Rookie of the Year tallied a game-high 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting (70%) from the field while dishing a game-high 12 assists and grabbing seven rebounds in 25 minutes for Jerry Stackhouse's Eastern Conference team. A 10-0 run capped by a Vander Blue layu... Full Story

Troy Williams Crowned 2017 D-League Slam Dunk Champion

February 18, 2017 - New Orleans, LA - Troy Williams defeated defending champion John Jordan of Raptors 905 in the final round to win the 2017 NBA D-League All-Star Slam Dunk contest, presented by Verizon, Saturday afternoon at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. With the victory, Williams becomes the first player in Iowa Energy history to capture the Slam Dunk title. The final round, which took place during halftime of the 2017 D-League All-Star game, consisted of two dunks per participant. Out of a possible 50 points per dunk, Williams scored 4... Full Story

Scott Wood Wins NBA D-League Three-Point Contest

February 18, 2017 - NEW ORLEANS, LA -Santa Cruz Warriors guard Scott Wood won the 2017 NBA D-League Three-Point Contest today with a score of 23 points in the final round of the contest at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Wood (6-5, 185-lb) scored 18 points in the Three Point Contest's preliminary round to move onto the final round, which was held during the halftime of the 2017 NBA D-League All-Star Game. Wood tied for first place in the preliminary round with Devondrick Walker (18 points) of the Delaware 87ers. In the final round of the Three ... Full Story

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