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Rex Walters named to Pistons coaching staff

For the second year in a row, the head coach of the Grand Rapids Drive, the NBA G League affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, has received a call-up to the sidelines for Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy. One year after former Drive coach Otis Smith made the transition from Beer City, USA to the Motor City, […]

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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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Drive feel the pain against RedClaws, lose 116-93

Kevin Murphy’s 21 points off the bench weren’t enough on Sunday afternoon as the Maine Red Claws defeated the Grand Rapids Drive Sunday at the Portland Expo, 116-93 behind strong performances form Abdel Nader, Damion Lee and Jalen Jones. The Red Claws (4-1) scored the first four points of the game before the Drive responded with 10 […]