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Lorenzo Brown agrees to two-way deal with Toronto Raptors

Former Grand Rapids Drive point guard Lorenzo Brown has signed a two-way contract with the Toronto Raptors, the team announced. Brown, a 6-foot-5 guard out of N.C. State, was the first player to receive an NBA Call-Up after playing for the Drive. (Robert Covington was drafted by GR and signed with Philly before the inaugural […]

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Drive end season on four-game win streak

The Grand Rapids Drive (26-24) led from the opening tip as they won their fourth consecutive game, a 94-83 victory to sweep the season series with the Canton Charge (29-20), ending their third season of NBA D-League basketball here in Beer City, USA The Drive scored the first seven points of the game and took a 26-15 lead […]

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Drive win third straight, beat Knicks on the road

The Grand Rapids Drive (25-24) used a 41-point 4th quarter to complete a 108-96 comeback win against the Westchester Knicks (19-30) on Thursday night, earning their third consecutive victory. The win guaranteed the team will finish at .500 or better this season, their first in Grand Rapids. After the Knicks held the Drive to just 16 points in the […]

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Drive clamp down on Red Claws in matinee game

The Grand Rapids Drive (24-24) have responded with two straight wins over division leaders after being eliminated from the NBA D-League playoffs. Tuesday morning at the DeltaPlex Arena, the Drive defeated the Maine Red Claws (28-20) 107-95 in a Meijer School Day game that started at 11 a.m. in front of over 2,400 school children. […]

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Drive keep slim playoff hopes alive with win over Swarm

The Grand Rapids Drive pulled out a 108-103 victory over the Greensboro Swarm on Saturday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. Kevin Murphy scored 30 points and Lorenzo Brown added 26 points as the Drive (22-22) moved back to the .500 mark. Playing without Jordan Crawford, who recently signed an NBA contract with the […]

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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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欢迎回来, #7! Lorenzo Brown returns to Grand Rapids Drive after stint in China

Lorenzo Brown is coming back to Beer City, USA. Brown will be joining the Grand Rapids Drive, the NBA D-League Affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, as the team has reacquired his returning player rights. Brown returns to the States after spending the first half of the D-League season playing in China for the Zhejiang Golden Bulls of the Chinese Basketball […]

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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 […]