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Former GR Drive players get to work during Summer League

Here’s a look at how current and former Grand Rapids Drive players fared in the NBA Summer League, which again took place in Orlando, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas in 2016. Lorenzo Brown, the 6-4 Detroit Pistons guard, averaged 14.2 points, 3/4 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 5 games in Orlando. Brown also recorded 6 steals […]

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Drive Top 5: Rebounds (Single Game)

Willie Reed – 23 (at Iowa, 1/24/15) Highlights: Iowa Energy vs. Grand Rapids Drive, January 24, 2015 Willie Reed – 18 (at Fort Wayne, IN 2/19/15) Willie Reed posts 19 points & 18 rebounds vs. the Mad Ants, 2/19/2015 Willie Reed – 17 (at Austin, TX 2/7/15) Willie Reed posts 33 points & 19 rebounds vs. the Spurs, […]

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Henry Sims signs 2nd 10-day contract with Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn, NY – The Brooklyn Nets have signed center Henry Sims to a second 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. Originally signed to a 10-day contract on March 17, Sims has appeared in four games with the Nets, averaging 4.8 points and 3.5 rebounds in 13.3 minutes per game. Sunday is […]

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Drive lose 5th straight, Red Claws qualify for playoffs

PORTLAND, Maine — “Not one, not two, not three, not four…” and so on. Those words, made famous in an elaborate pre-celebration in Miami back in 2011, could be used in the exact opposite way when speaking of the current status of the Grand Rapid Drive. Even with unsung-hero Kelsey Barlow‘s career- high 32 points, the Drive lost […]

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Brown’s 31, another Sims double-double not enough as Drive lose 4th straight

Once again, the Grand Rapids Drive got off to a hot start but failed to take advantage and lost to the Maine Red Claws 132-107 Friday night in Portland, ME. Maine’s franchise-record 24 3-pointers on 51 attempts were a dagger in the Drive’s heart. The Drive pulled ahead 11-3 to start the game but found themselves […]

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Drive stall in opener of 5-game road trip, lose to Skyforce by 33

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (March 4, 2016) – The Grand Rapids Drive started a five-game road trip on the wrong foot losing 118-85 to the Sioux Falls Skyforce on Friday night in front of 3,015 fans at the Sanford Pentagon. The Drive shot just 38% from the field as the Skyforce moved to 30-8 overall, best in the NBA D-League, and 4-0 […]

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Ebanks leads Drive to win in Daytime Double OT Thriller

Devin Ebanks scored 41 points as the Grand Rapids Drive held off the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 139-130, Wednesday afternoon at the DeltaPlex Arena. Students, teachers and parents from schools all over West Michigan made the trip for the first ever School Day Game here in Grand Rapids, MI. 2,094 fans were treated to some free overtime […]

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McGruder helps Sioux Falls escape again from Beer City USA

Rodney McGruder‘s 31 points were too much to handle for the Grand Rapids Drive as they lost to Sioux Falls Skyforce 108-100 Wednesday night at the DeltaPlex. With Lorenzo Brown still out for the Drive with an ankle injury, the NBA D-League leading Skyforce got off to a hot start behind McGruder against a new […]

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McGruder works magic, Skyforce escape GR with win

Grand Rapids, MI — The Sioux Falls Skyforce scored the first six points of the game and held off a late comeback bid as they defeated the Grand Rapids Drive Friday night at the DeltaPlex Arena, 104-98. Keith Benson and Rodney McGruder each scored 21 points for the Skyforce, who won their third game in a row, 14 of […]