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Jordan Crawford signs 10-day contract with NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans

“Who’s next?” That’s the question displayed on the Grand Rapids Drive’s billboards throughout the West Michigan area referring to which player will be the newest NBA Gatorade Call-Up from the NBA Development League affiliate of the Detroit Pistons. Monday, the New Orleans Pelicans answered that question by signing Jordan Crawford, the Drive’s leading scorer, to a […]

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No defending Grand Rapids Drive’s fourth straight loss

Six players scored at least 13 points as the Greensboro Swarm (14-26) used a balanced attack in a 114-108 win over the Grand Rapids Drive (20-21) on Saturday night at The Fieldhouse in Greensboro, NC. The Drive have now lost four straight games and have an uphill battle to get back in playoff contention. Mike Tobey […]

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Bulls ruin Brown’s return, Drive lose third straight game

The Windy City Bulls scored 71 points in the first half on their way to a 125-117 victory over the visiting Grand Rapids Drive on Friday night at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, IL. A huge second quarter (31-20), great ball movement (25 assists to 14 for GR) and superior ball handling (the […]

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Drive lose big in fiery matchup with Mad Ants

The Grand Rapids Drive lost 136-105 to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in a fiery matchup of NBADL Eastern Conference playoff contenders. Jordan Loyd led the visitors with a near triple-double (30 points, seven rebounds and 11 assists) and Travis Leslie added 29 points as the Mad Ants won their second straight game while handing Grand […]

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Drive win 8th straight home game, beat Nets

Returning from their appearances at NBA All-Star Weekend, Kevin Murphy and Jordan Crawford led the Grand Rapids Drive as the team returned to the court on Wednesday night in a 118-106 win over the Long Island Nets to win their eighth game in the last nine and extend the Drive’s home winning streak to eight games. Murphy, […]

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GR Drive’s Kevin Murphy and Jordan Crawford head to D-League All-Star Weekend

When the NBA Development League’s All-Star Weekend kicks off today, the Grand Rapids Drive will have two players in uniform for the festivities at the Smoothie King Arena in New Orleans, LA. Kevin Murphy (left) will take the court for the 3-Point Contest. Through 34 games with the Drive this season, Murphy has made 107 of 260 attempts […]

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Jarell Eddie, Bulls take Drive on roller-coaster ride for 131-114 win

Jarell Eddie and the Windy City Bulls got off to a quick start before allowing the Grand Rapids Drive back in to the game but finished with a flurry of 47 points in the fourth quarter to secure their third straight victory with a 131-114 win Tuesday night in Hoffman Estates, IL. Coming off the bench […]

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Grand Rapids Drive win fourth straight game, end Raptors 905 10-game winning streak

The Grand Rapids Drive (16-16), behind Detroit Pistons assignees Michael Gbinije and Henry Ellenson, moved back to the .500 mark with a 122-115 win over Raptors 905 (22-8) on Saturday night at the DeltaPlex Arena, handing the Raptors their first road loss of the season and ending the 905’s current league-best 10-game winning streak. Gbinije […]

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Drive streak reaches three with win over Canton

Playing without Ray McCallum, the most recent player to get a Gatorade Call-Up to the NBA when he signed a 10-day contract with the Charlotte Hornets, the Grand Rapids Drive (15-16) continued their winning streak with a 114-107 win over the Canton Charge (16-13). Kevin Murphy and Jordan Crawford each scored 28 points and Detroit Pistons rookie assignee Henry Ellenson busted out for […]