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Long Island Nets Acquire Returning Player Rights to Marshall Plumlee

October 18, 2018 - LONG ISLAND (Oct. 18, 2018) - The Long Island Nets, the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, have acquired the returning player rights to center Marshall Plumlee from the Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario. In return, the Nets traded the 33rd overall pick in the 2018 NBA G League Draft. Plumlee appeared in eight games for the Milwaukee Bucks as a two-way player last season, as well as 27 games (25 starts) for Agua Caliente and 13 games (four starts) for the Wisconsin Herd in the NBA G League. The Duke alumnus has p... Full Story

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Legends Acquire Returning Player Rights to Leslie, Meeks

October 18, 2018 - FRISCO, TX - The Texas Legends have acquired the returning player rights to C.J. Leslie and Kennedy Meeks in a trade with the Raptors 905. In return, Texas sends returning player rights to Kyle Collinsworth. Leslie (6-9, 205, NC State) last played with the 905 in the 2016-17 season, averaging 11.4 points, 6.0 rebounds in 45 regular season games and posting 13.7 points, 5.8 rebounds in the playoffs to help lead the team to their first G League Championship. The North Carolina native played three years at NC State earning A... Full Story

Charge Acquire Rights to Kyle Wiltjer from Raptors 905

October 18, 2018 - CANTON, OH - The Canton Charge, powered by the Cleveland Cavaliers, announced today that the team has acquired the returning player rights to forward Kyle Wiltjer from the Raptors 905 in exchange for the player rights of forward Eric Moreland. Undrafted in 2016, Wiltjer appeared in 14 games for the Houston Rockets during his 2016-17 rookie campaign. Wiltjer played in 22 games on assignment with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, averaging 20.5 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 35.8 minutes per game. Wiltjer appeared in t... Full Story

South Bay Lakers Acquire Returning Player Rights to Taylor Braun

October 18, 2018 - EL SEGUNDO - The South Bay Lakers have acquired the returning player rights to Taylor Braun from the Salt Lake City Stars in exchange for the returning player rights to Stephaun Branch, it was announced today by General Manager Nick Mazzella. In 45 games (34 starts) with Salt Lake City last season, Braun posted averages of 10.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.6 steals in 32.7 minutes. The North Dakota State product shot 45.6 percent from the field and 38.9 percent from three-point range. Braun competed with Tea... Full Story

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