We’re back. And with another round of G-League teams that should be on your radar, as well as some general updates in terms of what’s happening in the league. It was just announced yesterday that the inaugural NBA G League Next Gem All-Star game will be held on Sunday February 20th at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio. The game will feature the Cleveland Charge and the G League Invite, which is a developmental team composed of top prospects.The game is scheduled to take place at 2 p.m. EST, and will be broadcast on NBATV.
NBA G-League Spotlight and Updates
As far as other updates go, former San Antonio Spurs player Malik Rose was just recently named the head of G-League Basketball Operations. Rose, a thirteen-year NBA veteran, replaces former president Brad Walker and began his duties last week. Now let’s head over onto our weekly spotlight.
Team Spotlight of the Week
Player Spotlight of the Week
Game Spotlight of the Week
We’ll call these the random lottery selections. There’s no rhyme or reason, it’s just the matchups that caught our eye this week. As we mentioned earlier, 905 is undefeated and our guy Devin Cannady is signed to Lakeland. The Austin Spurs are calling their matchup against Oklahoma “The Dream Game,” so that means something special is on the way.
South Bay’s matchup against Salt Lake City is actually their season opener, which is just another indicator of how crazy this year has been. And finally, we selected Westchester and Oklahoma as both teams are looking to turn their season around. This game could be the turning point for whoever wins.
That’s going to wrap out G-League coverage for this week. As usual, we’ll be back next week with more updates.
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