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After becoming known as one of the more efficient rebounders in the NBA D-League, Marvin Phillips ventured to Canada this past season to take the NBL by storm. He succeeded, with his efforts highlighted by multiple honors and a league championship.
According to The New York Times, if and when the Knicks consider signing a player from the NBA D-League, Delonte West isn't likely to be among them.
Opting earlier this year to don a D-League jersey in hopes of embarking on an NBA comeback, Chris Quinn's big break has appeared to have come. Sources tell RidiculousUpside.com the 66ers' guard will sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
As his dad continues to train NBADL athletes, Jai Lucas eyes the D-League hardwood as his stage to get some recognition of his own. His brother, Raptors' guard John Lucas III, is also a minor league alumni.
Despite logging solid minutes with the Cleveland Cavaliers over parts of the past three seasons, Samardo Samuels was cut loose last month. Since, he's been making progress with the Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League.
Scott Machado began this season by impressing Rockets' brass as he spent time with their D-League affiliate. Though Houston has since released him, the guard has made the first step to get back into the fold. He signed a contract with the RGV Vipers.
After watching fellow NBA veterans use the D-League as their bridge back to The Association, will Michael Finley soon consider the minor league in his own comeback efforts as well?
Known for hosting former NBA first-round draft choices over the years, the Texas Legends are reportedly at it again. The Mavs'' affiliate is now attempting to reel in future Hall of Famer Allen Iverson. What does that mean for the rest of the league?
The Boston Celtics now have a void to fill during the forthcoming absence of Rajon Rondo. Will the team opt to look to the NBA D-League for a potential replacement?
Becoming the most recent notable NBA veteran to hit the NBADL hardwood, Rasual Butler is now donning a Tulsa 66ers' uniform. After struggling with Toronto last season, will his success in Tulsa be enough to convince NBA teams to take a chance on him?
After previously displaying his athletic prowess overseas in Greece this season, University of Rhode Island alum Orion Outerbridge has returned home and is hoping to catch on with a team in the NBA D-League to continue what's been a stellar season.
It's easy for players with past NBA experience to make headlines in the D-League. In the case of a first-year player like Bakersfield Jam swingman James Nunnally, however, seeing is believing. The more minutes he receives, the better he proves to be.
Walker Russell Jr's basketball journey hit an all-time high as a member of the Pistons last season. Now back in the D-League, the 30 year old hopes his savvy veteran-like playmaking skills will be enough to propel him back into the NBA once again.
Andrew Goudelock showed promise as NBA rookie with the Lakers last season, but found himself cut & ventured out to the NBADL anyway. So far taking the minor league by storm, Goudelock hopes he's more poised for a call-up since joining the RGV Vipers.
NBA veteran Mike James parlayed a quick D-League stint into an NBA gig for the second year in a row this week. Journeyman Ronald Dupree is back in the NBADL too, all the while hoping for a call-up of his own. The vet sat down with RU for a Q&A.
Last season Solomon Alabi relished in the opportunity to play 40 minutes of the Toronto Raptors final regular season game. Now, Alabi is ready to help the NBA D-League's struggling Idaho Stampede and hopefully land another shot with an NBA team.
Chris Douglas-Roberts has emerged as one of the most dominant offensive players to ever grace the NBADL hardwood. Defying the odds, CDR has proven efficient scoring can also get you an NBA call-up, as the Mavericks are set to give him another shot.
A former first-round draft pick in the NBA, Damion James is filling up the stat-sheet for the Bakersfield Jam as he fights for another shot. Will the assignees from other NBA teams outshine him enough to limit his own potential opportunities?
Morris Almond is a talented scorer, who most recently spent time in the NBA with the Wizards. He's now back in the NBADL on a quest to get back to The Association. Can he prove his skill set is versatile enough to stick around this time?
Despite catching on with the Cavaliers at the end of last season, BayHawks' guard D.J. Kennedy has watched other prospect reach the NBA by doing all the little things. Such a standard is one the Red Storm alum should follow as he aims for the NBA.
The NBADL is all about providing young and promising players a stage for them to strut their stuff, but every now and then, an NBA vet swoops in to make his own impression. Here's a look at five notable veterans currently playing in the minors.
After watching many former NBA journeymen fail to successfully use the NBADL to get back into the NBA, Mike James soared as he used a stint in the minors to catch on with Chicago. This season, Skyforce guard Troy Hudson should use James' blueprint.
Despite previously proving himself a steady NBA role player, Chris Douglas-Roberts now finds himself in the D-League as he fights for another shot. With a 49 point effort in his preseason debut, he began to show NBA teams what they're missing out on.
Six-year NBA veteran Luther Head returned to Austin for a second season with the Toros in the D-League. But as Head eyes a return to The Association, he may end up getting overshadowed by the team's younger guards with more promise & upside than him.
After watching Antoine Walker and Antonio Daniels headline the array of estranged NBA veterans using the D-League to carve a way back into The Association, could former Wizards guard Juan Dixon also use the minors as his pathway?