Chris Roberts is a 6-foot-4 guard who has bounced around the D-League for three years since going undrafted out of Bradley in 2010. Last night, Roberts dunked all over 7-5 Will Foster of the Sioux Falls Skyforce, and his agent was awfully proud of him for it. This was the email the agent sent us at 10:01 p.m. last… »
Details are scarce about this event today in China when a team we're told consists of NBA D-Leaguers brawled with CBA team Zhejiang Lions, leading to chairs being thrown by both teams and—at the very end of this video—by an unidentified American player toward Chinese fans. »
That was quick. Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Jeremy Lin is headed for a stint with the Erie Bayhawks, along with Jerome Jordan. Lin apparent failed to impress the Knicks' front office with his 1.8 PPG in five appearances, and with Baron Davis' return looming, Lin looks like a long shot to return. Oh well, it… »
Without cheating, guess how long Greg Ostertag has been retired? It was only five years ago, when an out-of-shape Ostertag was playing limited minutes behind Mehmet Okur and mentoring a young Kris Humphries. But it's been even longer since he was effective, and longer than that since he played for a contending team. So … »
Former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl is likely set to take over the Texas Legends, the Dallas Maverick's D-League affiliate that went 24-26 and made it to the playoffs in the 16-team, two-conference organization last season. ESPN's Marc Stein reported the team's initial invitation this afternoon, and with a press… »
Flat broke, Walker signed a low-5-figure deal with the Idaho Stampede.
There was a time when Antoine Walker was every Celtics fan's second-favorite player. How our fortunes change. Six months after filing for personal bankruptcy, Walker is reportedly joining the Idaho Stampede — assuming he passes a routine background check. »
Not much on this sporting planet more glamorous than the NBA's Development League, nope. As evidence of the league's ability to raise the profile of a mere basketball player into an international superstar of unqualified proportions, we present this DraftExpress diary of Rod Benson, former Cal Golden Bears forward, on… »