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Dami Sapara Entering 2013 NBA D-League Draft

As we near the NBA season, a bevy of aspiring big league athletes are preparing to enter the 2013 NBA D-League Draft later this fall, in hopes of embarking on their own journey to The Association. Dami Sapara is one of the many hopefuls.

New Celtics' Coach to Have NBA D-League Role?

The Boston Celtics will add former Butler point guard Ronald Nored to their coaching staff as an assistant. Still just 23 years old, Nored is expected to have some sort of role with the Maine Red Claws as well.

Source: Ahmad Aasiya-Bey To Sign NBADL Contract

Talent is in the eye of the beholder. Hoping to find a diamond in the rough or two at the NBA D-League National Tryout in June, perhaps executives have found their man in Ahmad Aasiya-Bey. The unknown guard will soon become NBADL Draft eligible.

Damion James Undeterred On Quest to Stick in NBA

This past season, D-League All-Star Damion James briefly returned to the Nets, though his stay was all too short. Not very tempted by the allure of playing ball internationally, the swingman is confident he belongs in the NBA.

Q&A: Marcus Fizer Hopes For NBA Comeback

Former Bulls' first round pick Marcus Fizer is embarking on an NBA comeback. He spoke with RidiculousUpside.com in one of the more candid interviews you'll read, explaining what went right, what went wrong, and what his hopes for the future are.

Alex Jensen Fulfills NBA D-League Commitment

Upon earning himself an NBA call-up with the Utah Jazz, coach Alex Jensen still wanted to fulfill his commitment to coach the NBA D-League Select Team in Las Vegas.

Justin Dentmon Just Wants To Be Recognized

NBA D-League All-Star Justin Dentmon is playing in NBA Summer League this week, and is looking to recognized for his efforts. One of his latest tweets explains it.

Source: Most Players Play For Free in Las Vegas

A source tells RidiculousUpside.com that most aspiring NBA players going through the motions in Las Vegas Summer League do so for free.

Examining The Financial Grind of Playing in Vegas

From the NBA D-League to Summer League, aspiring pro athletes aren't making much money while on their quests for guaranteed deals with big league teams.

Jamine Peterson to Workout For Nets & Pacers

Former Providence forward Jamine "Greedy" Peterson has been gracing the D-League and international hardwoods over the past couple of years, but now appears ready to make another push towards the NBA.

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