By Marcus Shockley Yesterday the NBA D-League held their 2103 draft, and here are some notes of the potential developing stories: Grant Jerrett, was taken #1 overall by the Tulsa 66ers. Jerrett is a 6’10” versatile player who was notably cut last week by the Oklahoma Thunder, a move that led many to hold him […]
BAKERSFIELD, August 10, 2013 – The Bakersfield Jam announced today that the team will hold five sets of open tryouts for the 2013-14 season. Tryouts will be held in Bakersfield and in its NBA affiliate markets (Los Angeles, Phoenix, Atlanta and Salt Lake City). The first tryout will be held in Los Angeles on September […]
D.J. Cooper, a standout point guard who just completed his career playing college basketball for the Ohio University Bobcats, talks with Basketball Elite about his pro prospects, what he’s working on in his game and which sneakers are the best for him and his game.
Rodney McGruder, who just finished his college basketball career at Kansas State, talks about playing in front of NBA scouts at the Portsmouth Invitational, what he’s working on and his favorite pair of shoes.
Marcus Wells, who just finished playing as the point guard for Winston-Salem State, talks about his overall game, his prospects for the future in pro basketball and what playing at WSSU has meant to him.
Elijah Johnson (PG, 6’4″) of Kansas talks to us about the Portsmouth Invitational and what he’s working on right now to try and further his basketball career with a pro gig somewhere.
Today’s the day for the D-League draft and one player who hopes to hear his name called is former UNC Asheville player Matt Dickey, a guard who has a legitimate shot at getting drafted. We caught up with Matt at one of the D-League tryouts and he gave his thoughts on the league and potentially […]
Terry Martin, a forward who played collegiality at Wofford College, talks about his experience during his tryout for the D-League and what his options are to play pro basketball overall.
Brian Levy, Assistant GM for the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA D-League, offers some great insight into how players can work their way onto a pro roster, as well as what makes the D-League a viable option over European leagues.
JAM ANNOUNCE OPEN TRYOUT DATES Tryouts to take place in Bakersfield and NBA Affiliate Markets (Los Angeles, Phoenix & Atlanta) BAKERSFIELD, August 13, 2012 – The Bakersfield Jam announced today that the team will hold four sets of open tryouts for the 2012-13 season. Detailed information for all is as follows: ˜ Los Angeles Area […]