Brian Butch Captures MVP Honors at 2010 All-Star Game
Brian Butch, whose nickname is the "Polar Bear," felt right at home in snowy Dallas this weekend, capturing MVP honors in the 2010 NBA Development League All-Star Game, played on Center Court at NBA Jam Session presented by adidas. Read more.
Dream Factory: The Winners
The NBA D-League held their third annual Dream Factory Friday presented by Haier in Dallas. NBA D-League.com was courtside so here is a closer look at the winners and how they emerged victorious on Friday night. Read more.
Dream Factory Friday Night Results
Dar Tucker of the Los Angeles D-Fenders, Andre Ingram of the Utah Flash, and the NBA D-League Haier Shooting Stars team of Pat Carroll (Iowa Energy), Trey Gilder (Maine Red Claws) and Carlos Powell (Albuquerque Thunderbirds) all came away victorious at the third annual NBA D-League Dream Factory Friday Night presented by Haier, which took place on Center Court at NBA Jam Session presented by adidas at the Dallas Convention Center as part of NBA All-Star festivities. Read more.
Dream Factory Replacements Announced
Austin's Alonzo Gee, Maine's Trey Gilder and Idaho's Donell Taylor were today selected to replace Maine's Bill Walker (NBA recall) Tulsa's Deron Washington (injured) and Utah's Dontell Jefferson (injured) in the Slam Dunk Competition and NBA D-League Haier Shooting Stars competitions, respectively. Read more.
2010 All-Star Game Preview
Twenty of the D-League's best players be in action this Saturday for the 2010 NBA D-League All-Star game. This year's edition the fourth in league history, is scheduled for 3 p.m. ET at Jam Session Center Court in at the Dallas Convention Center. The game will also air live on NBA TV. This All-Star Game is a bit different than the NBA version, because a good performance here can help a player's cause when it comes to getting that elusive GATORADE Call-Up. Here is a breakdown of the roster for each team. Since the NBA D-League is divided into two conferences this year, the rosters are set by geography rather than the random Red Team/Blue Team rosters that we have seen in the past. Read more.
2010 All-Star Replacements Announced
Dakota's Romel Beck, Bakersfield's Brian Butch, Los Angeles' Joe Crawford, Reno's Desmon Farmer, Austin's Curtis Jerrells, and Los Angeles' Diamon Simpson were today selected to replace Maine's Alexis Ajinca (injured), Idaho's Anthony Tolliver (GATORADE Call-Up to the Golden State Warriors), Utah's Dontell Jefferson (injured), Rio Grande Valley's Antonio Anderson (injured), Idaho's Sundiata Gaines (GATORADE Call-Up to the Utah Jazz), and Rio Grande Valley's Joey Dorsey (recalled to the Houston Rockets) in the 2010 NBA D-League All-Star Game. Read More
2010 All-Star Rosters Announced
Twelve players with NBA experience highlight the rosters for the fourth annual NBA D-League All-Star Game, which will be played on Saturday, Feb. 13 at NBA All-Star Jam Session presented by adidas. The game will tip off at 2 p.m. CT on Jam Session's Center Court and will be shown live on NBA TV. Read More
Head Coach: Chris Finch (Rio Grande Valley), Assistant: Paul Mokeski (Rio Grande Valley)
Athletic Trainer:Joe Resendez
2010 NBA D-League Dream Factory
On Friday, Feb. 12, high-flying dunkers and sharp shooting NBA D-Leaguers will take to Center Court at NBA All-Star Jam Session presented by adidas for the third annual NBA D-League Dream Factory Friday Night presented by Haier. Similar to NBA All-Star Saturday Night, the skills competition includes a three-point contest featuring an entire rack of "money balls," a slam dunk competition and the inaugural NBA D-League's Haier Shooting Stars. The NBA D-League Dream Factory Friday Night presented by Haier will stream live on NBA.com on Friday, Feb. 12 from 10-11pm ET. Read More
Courtney Sims, who signed a second 10-day contract with the Phoenix Suns the day before, and Blake Ahearn, a three-time GATORADE Call-Up, shared MVP honors as the Red Team defeated the Blue Team, 113-103 in the 2009 NBA D-League All-Star Game which was played on Center Court at NBA Jam Session presented by adidas. Read More
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