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Top Five NBA D-League Stories From Around The Web This Week

Here are the top five NBA D-League related stories from around the web this week.

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With the 2014-15 NBA D-League campaign nearing its end, a handful of teams will begin packing up their things and subsequently get a head-start of golfing season. But for those more competitive teams, the journey is just beginning with the playoffs around the corner.

With all that in mind, let's take a look at the top five NBA D-League related stories from around the web.

1) There's no doubt that closing off the year strongly could lead to a potential NBA Summer League gig. Our buddy Chris Reichert highlights Bighorns' guard Dar Tucker's league-tying record of 58 points scored in a contest just last week here.

2) The season's conclusion means end of the year awards will be announced shortly.'s Adam Johnson states the case for Aaron Craft to be named Defensive Player of The Year in this post here.

3) The Westchester Knicks recently parted ways with their first head coach, Kevin Whitted. Marc Berman of the New York Post ponders what's next for General Manager Allan Houston and the team in this post.

4) In case you missed it, ESPN announced that it will be broadcasting D-League postseason play for the first time, this year, beginning on April 7th.

5) And finally, spoke with first-year D-League President Malcolm Turner this week, discussing the league's growth and continued impact on the NBA. Click here to read more.