Drive Announce 2018-19 Schedule
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Grand Rapids Drive, the Official NBA G League Affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, released their schedule for the 2018-19 season earlier today. It will mark the franchise's fifth season in Grand Rapids as part of the now 27-franchise G League.
Led by second-year head coach Ryan Krueger, the Drive will begin their 50-game schedule on the road as they travel to Erie, PA to face the BayHawks on Friday, November 2. Grand Rapids will then return home to play host to the Windy City Bulls on Saturday, November 3 at DeltaPlex Arena for their first home game of the season. Coach Krueger led the Drive to the first playoff appearance in franchise history during the 2017- 18 campaign.
The Drive will once again compete in the Eastern Conference's Central Division alongside Canton, Fort Wayne, Wisconsin and Windy City.
All home games will have a scheduled 7 p.m. tip except for the Drive's annual School Day Game taking place on February 12 - that game will tip at 11 a.m. Doors will continue to open to fans one hour prior to the scheduled tip.
2018-19 schedule highlights include:
-¢ Fourteen prime home dates (8 Fridays and 6 Saturdays) out of 24 home games; -¢ Eight $2 Fridays featuring $2 beer & hot dogs; -¢ Six Saturday Metro Health Family Nights featuring 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 sodas for $44; -¢ School Day Game will be on Feb. 12, 2019 tipping off at 11 a.m.; -¢ Inaugural meeting against the Capital City Go-Go Mon., Jan. 21 at DeltaPlex Arena; -¢ Regular season Home Opener on Sat., Nov. 3 vs. Windy City Bulls; -¢ Regular season Home Finale on Fri., Mar. 22 vs. Canton Charge.
The full 2018-19 schedule can be found here: https://on.nba.com/2MSrqsa.
2018-19 season tickets are on sale now - information on various season ticket packages can be found here: https://on.nba.com/2vZJsBE. For more information on special group rates, exciting family experiences and more, please call the Drive's front office at 844-GR-DRIVE (844-473-7483) to talk to a representative today.
Single-game tickets are set to go on sale to the public September 19.
DAY DATE OPPONENT TIME DAY DATE OPPONENT TIME
Fri. 2-Nov-18 at Erie 7:00 PM Fri. 8-Mar-19 at Erie 7:00 PM
Sat. 3-Nov-18 Windy City 7:00 PM Sat. 9-Mar-19 at Delaware 7:00 PM
Wed. 7-Nov-18 at Windy City 7:00 PM Wed. 13-Mar-19 South Bay 7:00 PM
Sat. 10-Nov-18 at Greensboro 7:00 PM Fri. 15-Mar-19 Stockton 7:00 PM
Fri. 16-Nov-18 Windy City 7:00 PM Wed. 20-Mar-19 Delaware 7:00 PM
Sat. 17-Nov-18 Canton 7:00 PM Fri. 22-Mar-19 Canton 7:00 PM
Wed. 21-Nov-18 Wisconsin 7:00 PM Sat. 23-Mar-19 at Ft. Wayne 7:00 PM
Sat. 24-Nov-18 Long Island 7:00 PM
Wed. 28-Nov-18 Lakeland 7:00 PM
Fri. 30-Nov-18 Lakeland 7:00 PM
Sun. 2-Dec-18 at Raptors 2:00 PM
Tue. 4-Dec-18 at Memphis 7:00 PM
Fri. 7-Dec-18 at Lakeland 7:00 PM
Mon. 10-Dec-18 at Ft. Wayne 7:00 PM
Wed. 12-Dec-18 Texas 7:00 PM
Fri. 14-Dec-18 Raptors 7:00 PM
Sat. 15-Dec-18 Westchester 7:00 PM
Thu. 27-Dec-18 at Canton 7:00 PM
Sat. 29-Dec-18 at Wisconsin 7:00 PM
Fri. 4-Jan-19 at Delaware 7:00 PM
Sat. 5-Jan-19 Maine 7:00 PM
Thu. 10-Jan-19 No. Arizona 7:00 PM
Sun. 13-Jan-19 at Iowa 4:00 PM
Wed. 16-Jan-19 at Long Island 11:00 AM
Fri. 18-Jan-19 Ft. Wayne 7:00 PM
Mon. 21-Jan-19 Capital City 7:00 PM
Thu. 24-Jan-19 at Maine 7:00 PM
Fri. 25-Jan-19 at Capital City 7:00 PM
Sun. 27-Jan-19 at Capital City 3:00 PM
Fri. 1-Feb-19 Westchester 7:00 PM
Sat. 2-Feb-19 Ft. Wayne 7:00 PM
Mon. 4-Feb-19 at Wisconsin 7:00 PM
Wed. 6-Feb-19 at Canton 7:00 PM
Fri. 8-Feb-19 Wisconsin 7:00 PM
Sat. 9-Feb-19 at Windy City 7:00 PM
Tue. 12-Feb-19 Greensboro 11:00 AM
Thu. 14-Feb-19 Greensboro 7:00 PM
Wed. 20-Feb-19 Erie 7:00 PM
Fri. 22-Feb-19 at Westchester 7:00 PM
Wed. 27-Feb-19 at Santa Cruz 7:00 PM
Fri. 1-Mar-19 at Sioux Falls 7:00 PM
• Discuss this story on the NBA G League message board...
NBA G League Stories from August 27, 2018
- Go-Go Announce 2018-19 Schedule - Capital City Go-Go
- Westchester Knicks 2018-19 Schedule Announced - Westchester Knicks
- Wisconsin Herd Announce 2018-19 Season Schedule - Wisconsin Herd
- Oklahoma City Blue Announces 2018-19 Regular Season Schedule - Oklahoma City Blue
- Stars Announce 2018-19 Regular Season Schedule - Salt Lake City Stars
- Charge Announces 2018-19 Regular Season Schedule - Canton Charge
- Iowa Wolves Release 2018-19 Season Schedule - Iowa Wolves
- Santa Cruz Warriors Announce 2018-19 Regular Season Schedule - Santa Cruz Warriors
- Windy City Bulls Announce 2018-19 Regular Season Schedule - Windy City Bulls
- Memphis Hustle Announce 2018-19 Regular Season Schedule - Memphis Hustle
- Skyforce Announces 2018-19 Regular Season Schedule - Sioux Falls Skyforce
- Lakeland Magic Announce 2018-19 Season Schedule - Lakeland Magic
- Erie BayHawks Announce 2018-19 Schedule - Erie BayHawks
- NAZ Suns Release 2018-19 Regular Season Schedule - Northern Arizona Suns
- Drive Announce 2018-19 Schedule - Grand Rapids Drive
- Austin Spurs Announce 2018-19 Season Schedule - Austin Spurs
- South Bay Lakers Announce 2018-19 Regular Season Schedule - South Bay Lakers
- Legends Announce 2018-19 Season Schedule - Texas Legends
- Long Island Nets Announce 2018-19 Season Schedule - Long Island Nets
- NBA G League Tips off 2018-19 Season on November 2 - G League
- Delaware Blue Coats Announce 2018-19 NBA G League Schedule - Delaware Blue Coats
- Wisconsin Herd Acquires Travis Trice in Three-Team Deal - Wisconsin Herd
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.