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The Bright Future of Development: Understanding the NBA D-League, Its Usefulness, and Its Future (Part 2)

By Robby Kalland

As we explored in Part One, the D-League has become a bigger part of how NBA teams develop their young players. With unlimited assignments under the most recent CBA, teams have been able to use the D-League with more regularity to get young players more playing time and experience. In turn, the quality of... »

The Bright Future of Development: Understanding the NBA D-League, Its Usefulness, and Its Future (Part 1)

By Robby Kalland

Since its inception in 2001, the NBA Development League has gone from a fledgling league of eight teams to more than doubling in size to become a 17 team league with 14 teams with single NBA affiliates and three with multi-team affiliates that divide up the other 16 NBA teams. The Hawks are among... »

42 Days Until the Atlanta Hawks’ Season

By Robby Kalland

We are counting down the days until the Hawks’ season-opener in Dallas by giving you 50 things to be excited about this year. With 42 days left, today’s is… Bakersfield Jam The Bakersfield Jam are the NBA Developmental League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks, shared with four other teams (Phoenix Suns, Toronto Raptors, Utah... »