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Bill Walker Returns to Celtics

Bill Walker just got an early Christmas gift. After a successful nine games with NBA D-Leage Maine Red Claws, the swingman has been recalled to the Celtics to add depth. Walker will join the team for its trip to Orlando. Walker missed most of training camp with a torn meniscus. In nine games for the […]

NBA D-League Suspends Four Players

Rasheed Wallace isn’t the only badboy in professional basketball. Four NBA D-League players were suspended on Friday following separate altercations in two games. NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2009 – The NBA Development League today issued suspensions to four players following two separate altercations during Reno’s 98-90 victory over the Bakersfield Jam in Reno on Tuesday, […]

Maine Red Claws Beat Springfield Armor 102-79

Professional basketball made it’s debut in Maine Friday night as the Maine Red Claws held their home opener at the newly renovated Portland Exposition Building. In front of Celtics GM Danny Ainge, NBA great Dave Cowens and a sold out crowd of 3,100, the Red Claws used a balanced scoring attack which saw eight players […]

Maine Red Claws NBA D-League Live Blog

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Maine Red Claws Open Tonight, Complete with Live Blog

Tonight begins a new era in Maine sports as the NBA D-League comes to Portland for the first time. The Maine Red Claws will host their first ever home game at 8pm as they play the Springfield Armor at the Portland Expo. The city has been buzzing for nearly a year since the announcement of […]

Former Celtics Guard Gabe Pruitt Signs with Los Angeles D-Fenders

The Los Angeles D-Fenders announced that Gabe Pruitt, who was waived in November due to injury, is healthy and able to play. In an effort to make room for Pruitt on the roster, the D-Fenders have waived shooting guard Charlie Parker. Pruitt, a point guard from USC, attended the 2009 D-Fenders training camp as an […]

Maine Red Claws Acquire Mario West

Mario West, who was recently released by the Atlanta Hawks, has been acquired by the Maine Red Claws. He joins Bill Walker, Alexis Ajinca, and Trey Gilder (what a great basketball name) as recent additions to the roster. To make room on the roster, the team waived Stanley Thomas. West, 25, appeared in 117 regular […]

NBA D-League Daily Developments – Dec. 1

Maine Red Claws News Charlotte’s Ajinca Assigned To NBA D-League’s Maine Red Claws Charlotte Bobcats center Alexis Ajinca was assigned to the Maine Red Claws, the Bobcats’ NBA Development League affiliate. The assignment is the fifth of the NBA D-League season, the second for Maine, and the second for Ajinca, who was assigned to the […]

Charlotte Bobcats Center Alexis Ajinca Assigned to Maine Red Claws

It was announced the Maine Red Claws have made their second NBA to NBA D-League assignment today, following the Bill Walker signing a little over a week ago. The Red Claws get the 7’0” Charlotte Bobcats center Alexis Ajinca. He will join the team for their home opener on December 4th.

NBA D-League Daily Developments – Nov. 28

News and Notes from the NBA Development League Conference Standings East: W-L Pct. GB || West: W-L Pct. GB Erie 1-0 1.000 0.0 || Albuquerque 1-0 1.000 0.0 Iowa 1-0 1.000 0.0 || Austin 1-0 1.000 0.0 Sioux Falls 1-0 1.000 0.0 || Utah 1-0 1.000 0.0 Dakota 0-0 .000 0.5 || Idaho 0-0 .000 […]

Bill Walker Assigned to Maine Red Claws

The Celtics have made the first assignment in the Maine Red Claws history sending Bill Walker to Maine to join the Red Claws. The move is aimed towards helping Walker get into game shape after recovering from a torn meniscus in his right knee. NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2009 – Boston Celtics guard/forward Bill Walker […]

NBA Development League Announces Expanded 2010 Playoff Format

League to Continue Innovative Pick-Your-Opponent First Round NEW YORK – The NBA Development League announced today it will expand the playoff format for the 2009-10 season to three rounds of three-game series. The 2010 NBA D-League postseason is set to being as early as April 7, 2010. For the first time, the eight qualifying teams […]

Albuquerque Thunderbirds Select Carlos Powell With First Pick In 2009 NBA D-League Draft

Latavious Williams, First-Ever High School Player Drafted Into NBA Development League ATLANTA – The Albuquerque Thunderbirds selected Carlos Powell, a 6-7 small forward from South Carolina, with the first overall selection in the 2009 NBA Development League Draft. The Tulsa 66ers selected Latavious Williams, a 6-8 forward, the first-ever player selected in the NBA D-League […]

2009 NBA D-League Draft: 200 Prospects Available for Selection

The NBA Development League, founded in 2001, is the NBA’s official minor league whose teams have direct affiliations to NBA franchises. For the 2009-10 season, the league will feature 16 teams – including the debut of the Maine Red Claws and the Springfield Armor. A proven developer of talent, 20 percent of players in the […]

The Return of Kedrick Brown?

After kicking around with the now-disbanded Anaheim Arsenal last season (to the tune of 17.6 points per game), Kedrick Brown (NBADL Profile) may now find himself on the “fast” track to the Celtics once again. In an NBA Developmental League expansion draft a few days ago, the Maine Red Claws (the new Celtics NBADL affiliate) […]