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Which Teams Are Reportedly In and Out of the Proposed G League Bubble in Atlanta

Updated tracker on which G League teams are going to the proposed bubble and not

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After nearly nine months after hibernation due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, it seems like eyes of the G League bear is ready to start opening. While there hasn’t yet been an official restart announcement from the league itself, the reports have been starting to come in over the last few weeks.

Back on November 27th, New York Times’ NBA insider Marc Stein reported that an idea for a G League bubble located in the Atlanta area was starting to pick up some traction. Due to NBA teams reportedly being forced to pay a $500,000 fee to have their affiliate go to the bubble, he stated that some G League teams are not expected to participate. One week later, we reported that the G League itself set a deadline for the afternoon of Friday, December 4th to make a decision on whether or not NBA teams would be paying the fee.

Due to the G League bubble not officially being announced by the league itself, there hasn’t been an official announcement from any of the 28 NBA teams that have an affiliate. However, thanks to reporting from various team reports, NBA insiders, and my league sources, there’s a decent sense on which NBA organizations are going to send their G League team to the bubble, which aren’t, and the ones that we’re not sure of yet.

Again, this list is not official and it could change between the time of this piece and when/if the bubble season actually begins

IN

Westchester Knicks - reported by Adam Zagoria

Long Island Nets - reported by Adam Zagoria

G League Ignite - reported by Adam Johnson

Fort Wayne Mad Ants - Ridiculous Upside’s league sources

Memphis Hustle - Ridiculous Upside’s league sources

Delaware Blue Coats - reported by Hoops Rumors

Raptors 905 - reported by Hoops Rumors

AC Clippers - Ridiculous Upside’s league sources

OKC Blue - Ridiculous Upside’s league sources

Canton Charge - reported by Hoops Rumors

Austin Spurs - Ridiculous Upside’s league sources

SLC Stars - Ridiculous Upside’s league sources

Santa Cruz Warriors - Ridiculous Upside’s league sources

Lakeland Magic - Ridiculous Upside’s league sources

To Be Determined

Capital City Go-Go (could combine with the Erie BayHawks) - reported by the Athletic’s Fred Katz

Erie BayHawks (could combine with the Capital City Go-Go) - reported by the Athletic’s Fred Katz

Greensboro Swarm

Iowa Wolves

Wisconsin Herd

RGV Vipers

Capitanes de Ciudad de México

OUT

Maine Red Claws - reported by The Athletic’s Jared Weiss

Sioux Falls Skyforce - reported by the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson

South Bay Lakers - reported by Hoops Rumors

Stockton Kings - Ridiculous Upside’s league sources

Grand Rapids Drive - reported by Hoops Rumors

Texas Legends- Ridiculous Upside’s league sources

Northern Arizona Suns - Ridiculous Upside’s league sources

College Park Skyhawks - Ridiculous Upside’s league sources

Windy City Bulls - Ridiculous Upside’s league sources