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Patterson, Cousins lead Reno past GR

RENO – January 9, 2017 – Lamar Patterson scored 24 points with eight rebounds and seven assists and Isaiah Cousins added 23 points as the Reno Bighorns (8-13) defeated the Grand Rapids Drive (11-12) at home on Monday night. The final score was 107-101 as the Bighorns grabbed their second consecutive win. Reno outscored the Drive […]

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GR Drive leave W in El Segundo

Vander Blue drove and scored with seven seconds remaining, and Justin Harper blocked Chris Horton’s tying dunk attempt with two seconds left to seal the win for the Los Angeles D-Fenders (17-5) over the Grand Rapids Drive (11-11) on Saturday night. The final was 123-121, snapping a three-game win streak by the Drive. Josh Magette’s […]

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Crawford’s 31, Murphy’s 30 lead Drive to win over Warriors on ESPNU

The Grand Rapids Drive (11-10) defeated the Santa Cruz Warriors (10-9) in an exciting seesaw battle on ESPNU on Friday night, 126-124. The Drive recorded their third win in a row and improve to 5-3 on the road this season. There were 14 ties and the lead changed hands 21 times over the course of […]

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Ellenson, Drive rally to beat Knicks and win second straight

The Grand Rapids Drive (10-10) rallied from an eight-point deficit going into the fourth quarter to defeat the Westchester Knicks (10-8) at home on Wednesday night. They outscored the Knicks 33-22 in the fourth and came away with a 111-108 victory.  After losing three games in a row before Friday’s win against Greensboro, the Drive […]

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Grand Rapids Drive end three-game skid with 112-99 win over Greensboro

The Grand Rapids Drive, the NBA D-League affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, returned home to the DeltaPlex on Friday night and ended their three-game losing streak with a 112-99 victory over the Greensboro Swarm, the NBA D-League affiliate of the Charlotte Hornets. Kevin Murphy led the way with 24 points, seven rebounds and six assists and was […]

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Afternoon Drive is a traffic jam in Brooklyn

Just like a family vacation, everything that happened early was great for the Grand Rapids Drive, but it was the second half of the trip that caused the commotion and headache for your Beer City Hoops squad. Trailing by nine points at halftime, the Long Island Nets (5-12) scored 39 points in the third quarter and […]

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Crawford’s 28 points off bench lead GR to win in Delaware

“Hi. We’re in Delaware.” That’s the excitement you expect when you think about one of the nation’s smallest states. Nestled in the east coast between surrounding states Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Delaware is usually thought to be as boring as its’ namesake (Thomas West) and his predecessor as the colony of Virginia’s governor (John Smith). Thrills ranked the state 49 […]

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McCallum, Murphy lead Drive to win at Long Island

Kevin Murphy scored 33 points for the second consecutive game and Ray McCallum nearly recorded a triple-double as the Grand Rapids Drive defeated the expansion Long Island Nets 112-98 Sunday afternoon at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The Drive’s Zeke Upshaw opened the game with back-to-back 3-pointers  for Grand Rapids and the Nets’ Anthony Bennett […]