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Grand Rapids Gold Release 2021-22 NBA G League Schedule

September 14, 2021 - NBA G League (G League) - Grand Rapids Gold News Release

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The NBA G League and Grand Rapids Gold, the NBA G League affiliate of the Denver Nuggets, have released their 2021-22 schedule, announcing an innovative structure for the upcoming season that includes a 14-game Showcase Cup and a traditional 36-game regular season. The Grand Rapids Gold will start their season on November 11 in Sioux Falls, Iowa, and return to their home court for the first time since March 2020 on November 23, hosting new, in-state rival, the Motor City Cruise.

"Our team is excited to engage with fans for the first time in 20+ months," noted Steve Jbara, president of the Grand Rapids Gold. "It's been a long haul, but our partnership with the Denver Nuggets has elevated our operation at every level and will ensure the best fan experience come fall. We're excited to see this schedule and to announce theme nights and special promotions in the coming weeks."

The 2021-22 NBA G League season begins on November 5 with the Showcase Cup, a 14-game competition featuring all 29 G League teams and the NBA G League Ignite. It culminates at the NBA G League Winter Showcase with the Showcase Cup Championship Game. All NBA G League team records will reset on December 27 with the start of a traditional 36-game regular season.

The Grand Rapids Gold will kick off their 2021-22 season with a "Back to Basketball" Youth Clinic on Thursday, September 16. The event, held at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Grand Rapids and in conjunction with the NBA G League's Fan Fest presented by Wilson, will allow 75 kids ages 8-14 to participate in a free basketball clinic alongside staff from the Grand Rapids Gold, including new coach and NBA Champion Jason Terry. Participants may register online to secure their spot.

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