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Coach Rex Walters ejected as Drive stall in second half, lose 117-111 to Bayhawks

The Grand Rapids Drive built a 20-point advantage in the first quarter but couldn’t sustain the lead in a 117-111 loss to the Erie Bayhawks Saturday night splitting the weekend series. Former Michigan State guard Kalin Lucas scored a game-high 32 points helping snap Erie’s six-game losing streak. Grand Rapids scurried out to a 20-9 lead behind 4-of-5 […]

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It’s a small world! Rich DeVos, Orlando Magic buy Erie Bayhawks of NBA D-League

The Orlando Magic and the NBA Development League announced today that the Magic has agreed to purchase the Erie BayHawks and intend to relocate the team to Lakeland, Fla., to begin play for the 2017-18 season.  The anticipated relocation of the NBA D-League team also includes the future development of a practice facility in nearby […]

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Bayhawks end 17-game skid with win over Drive

The Erie BayHawks snapped their NBA D-League-record 17-game losing streak Thursday night beating the Grand Rapids Drive, 127-123. A pair of former Michigan State standouts led the BayHawks to the win. Keith Appling had a game-high 35 points and Branden Dawson, on assignment from the Los Angeles Clippers, had 23. After the BayHawks scored 21 points in the first eight […]

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Lorenzo Brown leads GR Drive win over Erie to start 2016

Like going back to the real world after your respective mid-winter exodus to supposedly warmer weather, the first quarter of the NBA D-League game in the Grand Rapids Drive’s 99-95 win over the Erie Bayhawks was the pile of paperwork left you behind knowing it was there to dread upon your eventual return. You’d rather forget about it altogether. It was monotonous, it was […]

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Erie Bayhawks visit GR on January 2nd

After their 113-111 win over Canton before Christmas, the Grand Rapids Drive have all of next week to prepare for the Erie Bayhawks arrival on Saturday. After a nine-day break between games, the Drive return to the court January 2nd at the DeltaPlex Arena. The Bayhawks, on the other hand, will be playing their fourth game in eight […]