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Forum: Men's Basketball 03-30-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By Minor League Mania
@Sam you are correct that the majority are still...

@Sam you are correct that the majority are still not owned by the parent club but there is much more than 3 or 4 and more on the way.

The last couple of realignments of teams have put the pressure...
Forum: Men's Basketball 03-29-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By Minor League Mania
I agree with you about pay. The new deal is...

I agree with you about pay. The new deal is better but still not there. This is just another reason I dont think the NBA could support a sub league right now.

One thing to consider is that a two...
Forum: Men's Basketball 03-24-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By Minor League Mania
Yeah, my comment was supposed to read teams are...

Yeah, my comment was supposed to read teams are often operated and owned by the parent club. While your statement is still true for a lot of clubs, more and more parent clubs are now owning and...
Forum: Men's Basketball 03-23-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By Minor League Mania
So in your last post are you meaning to create a...

So in your last post are you meaning to create a "Minor League" Layered system or a true "Independent League" because those are two VERY different things.

Minor league baseball teams are operated...
Forum: Men's Basketball 03-22-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By Minor League Mania
So..... If the thought is to build a layered...

So.....

If the thought is to build a layered system of sub divisions under the D/G League I would point out a couple of things.

Baseball and Hockey already have this in place and soccer in some...
Forum: Men's Basketball 03-21-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By Minor League Mania
Just to be honest if a kid skips college to come...

Just to be honest if a kid skips college to come straight to the pros then he better be good enough to compete in the G-League IMMEDIATELY.

We are talking maybe a handful of elite players per...
Forum: Men's Basketball 03-20-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By Minor League Mania
I respect your perspective but do not agree with...

I respect your perspective but do not agree with it. At a one to one affiliation that would put 360 players in the league with some being on two way contracts.

Out of those 360 potential players...
Forum: Men's Basketball 03-20-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By Minor League Mania
While your info is spot on, I would mention that...

While your info is spot on, I would mention that even with less players per team they will have added about 10 teams from a couple seasons ago till a couple seasons from now. At just 7 roster spots...
Forum: ADL 03-17-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
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Views: 6,311
Posted By Minor League Mania
The league announced that all the games will be...

The league announced that all the games will be streamed live on YouTube. Similar to the deals we been seeing in other leagues and sports.

Interesting thing is that the season really starts like...
Forum: ADL 02-28-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Nal
Views: 6,311
Posted By Minor League Mania
I agree it will likely be a beat down and I also...

I agree it will likely be a beat down and I also expect it to be Jacksonville in the finals likely against Columbus.

The Firebird's spot in the league was not about how many games they win, but...
Forum: Men's Basketball 02-17-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By Minor League Mania
Kind of ironic considering the D=Development lol....

Kind of ironic considering the D=Development lol. I do tend to agree that until everyone is on a one to one and some of these recent rules & structures are adjusted, the league will not be running to...
Forum: Men's Basketball 02-16-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,801
Posted By Minor League Mania
If you are looking for a lower tier to be...

If you are looking for a lower tier to be officially affiliated with the D (G)-League then I dont think that is going to happen. Nothing like how you had AFL 1 & 2 years ago.

Nothing like the CBA...
Forum: D-League 02-13-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,458
Posted By Minor League Mania
Yeah, I hope New Orleans lands in the Gulf and...

Yeah, I hope New Orleans lands in the Gulf and not Texas. It would balance things out a bit more. Maybe Mobile?
Forum: D-League 02-08-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,458
Posted By Minor League Mania
At this point it sure would not be hard to get...

At this point it sure would not be hard to get everyone to a one to one in the next two season.

The handful of NBA teams that dont have an affiliate could basically do like the Hawks/Erie did and...
Forum: General Football 02-03-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By Minor League Mania
Football is obviously the hardest to pull off. So...

Football is obviously the hardest to pull off. So many players to account for. A high risk liability among other factors. That is why in my opinion it wont work until the NFL funds it.

Sure, a...
Forum: General Football 02-03-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By Minor League Mania
Football is obviously the hardest to pull off. So...

Football is obviously the hardest to pull off. So many players to account for. A high risk liability among other factors. That is why in my opinion it wont work until the NFL funds it.

Sure, a...
Forum: General Football 02-03-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By Minor League Mania
I'm cant remember the contract details the games...

I'm cant remember the contract details the games aired on like Universal or Versus or something correct?

Either way, I think the leagues try to shoot for the moon and the stars on media contracts...
Forum: General Football 02-02-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By Minor League Mania
This is really the basis for any type of web/tv...

This is really the basis for any type of web/tv based business. I work in broadcast media and until I did, I really did not understand how many different type of deals there are.

They honestly can...
Forum: General Football 02-02-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By Minor League Mania
I agree with most of what you said except this...

I agree with most of what you said except this part. You have to remember that with ESPN3 you are already paying to view that content it is built in to your cable bill. On the ESPN3 producer end they...
Forum: D-League 02-01-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,458
Posted By Minor League Mania
Hawks will be adding a D-League team next season...

Hawks will be adding a D-League team next season and using Erie till the new arena is ready in 2019 in College Park.

http://dleague.nba.com/news/atlanta-hawks-nba-dleague-team-erie-2017-18-season/...
Forum: IFL 01-26-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,855
Posted By Minor League Mania
I would consider this more like a pointless press...

I would consider this more like a pointless press release. It's not really news. As you mentioned, anyone can basically broadcast on Youtube Live as long as you have an account in good standing.
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Forum: D-League 01-26-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,458
Posted By Minor League Mania
Yeah, I think major changes are coming. You would...

Yeah, I think major changes are coming. You would have to expand the draft if you went to the MLB draft rules model. Once they start getting the high school athletes in to the D-League it may really...
Forum: D-League 01-25-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,458
Posted By Minor League Mania
Changes to the CBA: New changes might allow more...

Changes to the CBA: New changes might allow more players to opt out of one year of college and instead play that one season in the D-League:
...
Forum: D-League 01-25-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,458
Posted By Minor League Mania
I could not disagree more with this statement....

I could not disagree more with this statement. The D-League now is being used more than it ever has. There are also upcoming rule changes that start next season that were built in to the recent CBA...
Forum: D-League 01-24-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,458
Posted By Minor League Mania
With the addition of Southaven the Southeast is...

With the addition of Southaven the Southeast is starting to come together:

Southaven, Mississippi - Grizzlies
College Park, GA- Hawks
Lakeland, FL- Magic
Geensboro, NC- Bobcats

Still waiting...
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