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RidiculousUpside.com Names 2014-15 All-NBA D-League Team Selections

Here are RidiculousUpside.com's selections for All-NBADL and All-NBADL Defensive teams from the 2014-15 regular season.

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With the 2014-15 NBA D-League regular season having come to a close and the postseason officially underway now, here are the RidiculousUpside.com staff's selections for overall All-NBADL and All-Defensive teams. Take a look below.

**First team reporting done by RU contributor Dakota Schmidt**

Point Guard: Tim Frazier, Maine Red Claws

In an era where point guards are looked to be the main scoring option in the team's offense, Maine's Tim Frazier definitely seems to be one of the last of a dying breed. Since his arrival D-League arrival to his multiple NBA stints, Frazier has etched his name as one of the elite facilitators in the NBADL. During his time with Maine, Frazier averaged 9.5 assists per game, with a tremendous 2.85 Ast/TO ratio.

Aside from that facilitating ability, Frazier really stood as an all-around excellent talent. The 6'1 Frazier actually led the Red Claws in rebounding (7.1 rebounds per game), which helped led him to putting up a league-high four triple-doubles. Those contributions led the Red Claws to a league-best 35-15 regular season record.

Shooting Guard: Vander Blue, Los Angeles D-Fenders

Although Blue's LA D-Fenders didn't have the same kind of regular season success as Frazier's Red Claws, you shouldn't overlook the type of season that Vander Blue had. Over the course of the season, Vander Blue continued to stand as a consistent offensive weapon. Blue averaged 23.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game on 47% from the field and 41% from beyond the arc.

As evident from those numbers, Blue was able to make an impact in a bevy of different ways. Perhaps the most impressive way was his huge improvement as a facilitator, which is talked about in depth in this piece.

Small Forward: Eric Griffin, Texas Legends

While each one of these players had prior D-League or college success before this season, Texas forward Eric Griffin came in as a complete unknown. However, that label quickly vanished as he instantly marked his name on the D-League with a plethora of awe-inspiring dunks.

However, as the season progressed, Griffin was able to solidify himself as a solid all-around scoring threat. Griffin was able to combine his stout athleticism with an excellent perimeter shot, as he shot 37% on more than 5 attempts per game.

Power Forward: Arinze Onuaku, Canton Charge

Since his D-League arrival in 2011, Arinze Onauku has perhaps been the most consistent forward in the entire league. That consistency continued into the 2014-15 season, as he averaged 17.5 points and 12.2 boards per game. 
Onuaku's consistency also helped led the Canton Charge to their fourth straight playoff appearance. In the time where Onuaku was on the court, Canton was 26-15 compared to only being 5-5 in the games where he was sidelined.

Center: Willie Reed, Iowa Energy

Similar to Onuaku, WIllie Reed has continued to stand as one of the D-League's best front-court players throughout his career. However, with both Grand Rapids and Iowa, Reed has actually showcased an all-around offensive skill-set that we really haven't seen during his prior years in the NBADL.

During this season, Reed averaged 16.5 points and 12.2 rebounds per game on 61% shooting. As talked about in this piece, that offensive success came from a variety of different ways that include post-ups, offensive boards and a developing mid-range jumper.

RU's All-NBADL Second-Team:

PG: Bryce Cotton, Austin Spurs

SG: Seth Curry, Erie BayHawks

SF: Andre Emmett, Fort Wayne Mad Ants

PF: James Michael McAdoo, Santa Cruz Warriors

C: Jarrid Famous, Texas Legends

RU's All-NBADL Third-Team:

PG: Semaj Christon, Oklahoma City Blue

SG: Jabari Brown, Los Angeles D-Fenders

SF: Scotty Hopson, Sioux Falls Skyforce

PF: Jerrelle Benimon, Idaho Stampede

C: Khem Birch, Sioux Falls Skyforce

RU's All-NBADL Defensive First Team:

PG: Aaron Craft, Santa Cruz Warriors

SG: Damien Wilkins, Iowa Energy

SF: Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Westchester Knicks

PF: Eric Griffin, Texas Legends

C: Mac Koshwal, Bakersfield Jam

RU's All-NBADL Defensive Second Team:

PG: Tim Frazier, Maine Red Claws

SG: Vander Blue, Los Angeles D-Fenders

SF: Andre Emmett, Fort Wayne Mad Ants

PF: Willie Reed, Iowa Energy

C: Hasheem Thabeet, Grand Rapids Drive

RU's All-NBADL Defensive Third Team:

PG: David Stockton, Reno Bighorns

SG: Seth Curry, Erie BayHawks

SF: Fuquan Edwin, Sioux Falls Skyforce

PF: Tony Bishop, Rio Grande Valley Vipers

C: Khem Birch, Sioux Falls Skyforce