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Forum: Men's Basketball 03-29-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By bectond
Next year the salaries go up to 24K or 25K for...

Next year the salaries go up to 24K or 25K for B-Level and 30K for A-Level. A lot of the A-Level players are also good enough to get NBA training camp invites, they'll make an additional 20K to 250K....
Forum: Men's Basketball 03-29-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By bectond
NBA teams only pay G-League players for attending...

NBA teams only pay G-League players for attending NBA training camp, or after they are called up. The NBA league office pays G-League salaries. Starting next year the two-way players will be union...
Forum: Men's Basketball 03-29-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By bectond
I'm not referring to the average D-League player....

I'm not referring to the average D-League player.

Many veterans sign partially guaranteed contracts to attend NBA training camps in October, these guarantees range from 20,000 for young players to...
Forum: Men's Basketball 03-25-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By bectond
With the G League, the NBA pays the player, say...

With the G League, the NBA pays the player, say 24,000 -30,000 over 20 weeks. However, an NBA team will pay that player 20,000 - 250,000 to attend training camp in Oct. Therefore, G-League players...
Forum: Men's Basketball 03-21-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By bectond
Actually, I believe the High School issue could...

Actually, I believe the High School issue could be solved by creating an instructional league. The NBA could use MBL's Gulf Coast League as a blue print, all the teams play in one city without...
Forum: Men's Basketball 03-20-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By bectond
Hmm

G League rosters are restricted to a max. of 12 players. In prior years, D-League teams training cap rosters consisted of 14-15 players: returning players (4-6), draftees (4-5), players waived from...
Forum: Men's Basketball 12-28-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By bectond
Sad Day

Ken provided some great insight into the local minor league sports scene in the Chicago Arena and life in general, RIP!!!
Forum: D-League 09-29-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,512
Posted By bectond
A rehabbed armory in Sheboygan would be ideal;...

A rehabbed armory in Sheboygan would be ideal; but I agree, it seems like Racine will prevail.
Forum: D-League 11-22-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,855
Posted By bectond
Interesting

Ward 8 is far, far away from the historic Afro-american culturally hub of U Street; however, this arena may become the top venue for minority acts that either can't fill the Verizon center, or have a...
Forum: D-League 06-30-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 49,915
Posted By bectond
I read three articles out of Rochester, NY this...

I read three articles out of Rochester, NY this week claiming that the D-League is expanding there in 2015.
Forum: D-League 05-17-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 49,915
Posted By bectond
Correct, NBA teams can petition the League for an...

Correct, NBA teams can petition the League for an expansion team at any time, but the nba is extremely careful when it comes to granting a franchise to parties seeking a hybrid affiliation - if said...
Forum: D-League 05-16-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 49,915
Posted By bectond
If three NBA teams (TOR, MIN, NO) want a minor...

If three NBA teams (TOR, MIN, NO) want a minor league franchise now, I really don't understand why the league does not grant those franchises expansion teams. A NO team could be located within...
Forum: D-League 05-06-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 49,915
Posted By bectond
Three other offers?

If there are (at least) three other offers out there the NBA should elect to expand by 2 teams. Then Bakersfield, Idaho, and Fort Wayne could split the other 11 non affiliated teams between them.
Forum: D-League 05-04-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 49,915
Posted By bectond
Cedar Rapids, the greater Omaha area and Rapid...

Cedar Rapids, the greater Omaha area and Rapid City seem like the best MW expansion options, as for out west, St. George- UT, and Yakima -WA have been mentioned. Laredo and Brownsville TX could be...
Forum: D-League 11-10-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 20,189
Posted By bectond
Not Yet

The league is not expanding back into the Southeast until Atlanta, Memphis and Charlotte are also ready to invest in minor league franchises.

Phoenix (Prescott), Utah (St.George), and Detroit are...
Forum: D-League 11-08-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 26,405
Posted By bectond
RGV Vipers are building there own Arena

The owners of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers are building there own Entertainment district in Edinburg, TX. A 8,500 seat arena, restaurants, retail shops, and hotels. They will use the taxes generated...
Forum: D-League 06-29-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 44,841
Posted By bectond
With Golden state buying Dakota, that leaves two...

With Golden state buying Dakota, that leaves two teams for sale. Cleveland could buy the other team (Utah) and another team could be buying NM.
Forum: D-League 06-24-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 44,841
Posted By bectond
Maybe not, Utah is sitting out this upcoming...

Maybe not, Utah is sitting out this upcoming season and is up for sale. There seems to be some friction between Utah's NBA and D-League ownership groups because the Jazz do not want to enter into a...
Forum: D-League 06-15-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 44,841
Posted By bectond
The Rio Grand Valley Vipers play in one of the...

The Rio Grand Valley Vipers play in one of the poorest areas in the nation; and yet they are one of the most successful franchises in the DL. The bottom 20% of the population generally do not buy...
Forum: D-League 06-12-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 44,841
Posted By bectond
The Cav's are using the team as a developmental...

The Cav's are using the team as a developmental tool; therefore, I think their main concern for management is Youngstown's proximity to Cleveland(ie executives are more concerned with commute times...
Forum: D-League 06-08-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 44,841
Posted By bectond
Since the D league is not expanding the Cavs must...

Since the D league is not expanding the Cavs must plan on buying an existing team and moving it to Youngstown. I believe both Dakota and New Mexico have been on the market recently so I'd look for...
Forum: AtL 06-05-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,443
Posted By bectond
Yup, I have read that the Dulles area, Houston...

Yup, I have read that the Dulles area, Houston Area, Boston area, Westchester County, Long Island and Montgomery County could be joining the league in the next few years. That would make 13 teams....
Forum: AtL 06-03-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,443
Posted By bectond
I think MOCO (Rockville or Urbana) and Baltimore...

I think MOCO (Rockville or Urbana) and Baltimore Co(Reisterstown or Owings Mills) would be better choices for Atlantic league expansion then Frederick. Isn't the purpose of the league to put teams in...
Forum: D-League 04-28-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 24,048
Posted By bectond
The Reno Bighorns had 4 former NBA players on...

The Reno Bighorns had 4 former NBA players on their roster and could not make it to the D-league finals. Last Night the Iowa Energy had 14K fans in attendance for game 2 of the D-league finals. I...
Forum: D-League 04-22-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 26,568
Posted By bectond
The Lakers just signed a 200 mil a year TV deal...

The Lakers just signed a 200 mil a year TV deal which they don't have to share with the players because local TV money is not included in the cap. The Lakers have to give the players 57% of the money...
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