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Name the Team Contest

The NBA D-League and Detroit Pistons are asking fans to help name the newest team in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Fans are encouraged to enter names that are creative, fun, and represent the city of Grand Rapids. The GR D-League front office hopes the community input will help provide a compelling name that is special.

President Steve Jbara said, "The name the team contest is a fun way to incorporate the community as an integral part of this teams brand and design. Whether it ends up being something fun, meaningful, or creative this initiative should give us some insight into the creative genius that makes this city thrive.”

Naming the team is just the start of what the GR D-League is hoping to do – connect and serve the community. Jbara says the team will focus on providing family friendly entertainment, acting as a service catalyst to the Grand Rapids community, and recognizing impactful people in the area.

“We will strive to be a part of the community in every aspect, the goal would be to celebrate the strength of the existing community with our name."

All team name submissions will automatically be entered to win one (1) pair of GR D-League season tickets.

CLICK HERE to submit a team name suggestion, and be entered to win one (1) pair of season tickets.

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