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Buycks signs with Pistons, Drive make quick moves on Felder, Hearn & Montero

There was a good chance that this was going to happen. When Dwight Buycks and the Detroit Pistons agreed to a 2-way contract before the start of the season (9/17/17), it came with some qualifiers. One of those qualifiers was that Buycks could only spend 45 days with the club before having to be signed, […]

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Maine claws back for late victory ending Drive’s 4-game winning streak

The Maine Red Claws cooked up a late rally with 32 points in the fourth quarter  to beat the Grand Rapid Drive 97-90 at the DeltaPlex on Friday night. L.J. Peak scored 24 points off the bench to lead the Red Claws, who had six players reach double-digit scoring. Grand Rapids didn’t fare as well […]

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New faces lead Grand Rapids Drive to 5 wins in 6 games

The Grand Rapids Drive may have leveled out the roller coaster ride that is their 2017-18 season. The Drive and Detroit Pistons officially announced Ryan Kruger would ditch the interim tag on December 7th, taking on the head coaching duties for the remainder of the season from Robert Werdann, who returned to his position as […]

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Drive sweep weekend of games, try to thin the Herd tonight

Let’s hope this a sign of things to come. This past weekend, the Grand Rapids Drive won back-to-back games against the Delaware 87ers and Fort Wayne Mad Ants, improving to 9-10 overall, heading into tonight’s matchup with division co-leader Wisconsin Herd (10-6). Friday night here in Beer City, the Drive received a career-high 37 points […]

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Former Drive guard Bruce Massey taking his game to Nova Scotia

Former Grand Rapids Drive guard Bruce Massey signed with the Cape Breton Highlanders of the National Basketball League of Canada this week. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound native of Nashville played in college at Middle Tennessee State University and has suited up in the NBA G League for the past three seasons. In 63 career G League games, including 25 for […]

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Grand Rapids Drive news (Dec. 7- Dec. 13)

Last week, we compared the Grand Rapids Drive’s 2017-18 season as a roller coaster. This past week has been a microcosm of the season as a whole, unexpected twists and turns throughout the ride. Dec. 7th: The Drive announced interim coach Ryan Krueger would take over head coaching duties on a full-time basis. Rob Werdann is to […]

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Grand Rapids Drive continue up-and-down ride

Four wins. Eight losses. Two wins. One loss. The 2017-18 season has been a rollercoaster for the Grand Rapids Drive (6-9) so far. Friday night, they can flip the switch and turn their season around when they host the defending NBA G League champions Raptors 905 at the DeltaPlex. This past Friday night, the Drive followed […]