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  • TRex wrote: View Post
    I'm so totally out of the loop these days. What the hell is a G League? and what's the difference between the D League and the G Leauge?
    Same league, new sponsor. D League is now named after Gatorade

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    • rocwell wrote: View Post
      Same league, new sponsor. D League is now named after Gatorade
      lol are you serious? the Gatorade League? lol
      What it do baybeeee!!

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      • TRex wrote: View Post
        lol are you serious? the Gatorade League? lol

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        • TRex wrote: View Post
          I'm so totally out of the loop these days. What the hell is a G League? and what's the difference between the D League and the G Leauge?
          The G league is simply the D League rebranded as a result of Gatorade now being the major sponsor/advertiser .

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          • Ebonhawke wrote: View Post
            The G league is simply the D League rebranded as a result of Gatorade now being the major sponsor/advertiser .
            I fucking hate rebranding and new sponsor naming to a structure known for years by 1 name!! I still refer to Roger Centre as the skydome, i dont care if they change it.

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            • Hotshot wrote: View Post
              I fucking hate rebranding and new sponsor naming to a structure known for years by 1 name!! I still refer to Roger Centre as the skydome, i dont care if they change it.
              I'm with you, but 'D-league' was an already horrible name if not outright insulting to the players that might have to play there. You hear 'D' and you think 'fail' or 'nowhere close to good enough'. There isn't much associated with the letter G aside from 'good', and now - Gatorade!

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              • SkywalkerAC wrote: View Post
                I'm with you, but 'D-league' was an already horrible name if not outright insulting to the players that might have to play there. You hear 'D' and you think 'fail' or 'nowhere close to good enough'. There isn't much associated with the letter G aside from 'good', and now - Gatorade!
                G-Spot League

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                • SkywalkerAC wrote: View Post
                  I'm with you, but 'D-league' was an already horrible name if not outright insulting to the players that might have to play there. You hear 'D' and you think 'fail' or 'nowhere close to good enough'. There isn't much associated with the letter G aside from 'good', and now - Gatorade!
                  Google pretty much owns all things G.

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                  • Didn't D stand for Development?

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                    • Jangles wrote: View Post
                      Didn't D stand for Development?
                      Yup. It was known as the National basketball development league.

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                      • SkywalkerAC wrote: View Post
                        I'm with you, but 'D-league' was an already horrible name if not outright insulting to the players that might have to play there. You hear 'D' and you think 'fail' or 'nowhere close to good enough'. There isn't much associated with the letter G aside from 'good', and now - Gatorade!
                        D stands for Developmental. But if you are looking at it from a slang perpective, there is more reason for ridicule with the new name if you think about it.

                        " Yo you best fear my boy Bruno, he's a real G...3 years running!". But seriously naming a league after a toxicated coroprate "Sports" drink makes the league be taken less seriously. Its bad enough that the "Sprite Zone" at the ACC is a snickered joke as it is.

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                        • golden wrote: View Post
                          Google pretty much owns all things G.
                          Dr dre and snoop dogg beg to differ
                          It's Klaw Season. Time to hunt.

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                          • DX's Jonathan Givony has an ESPN Insider story featuring R. J. Barrett

                            http://www.espn.com/nba/insider/stor...u19s-nba-draft
                            If we knew half as much about coaching an NBA team as we think, we"d know twice as much as we do.

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                            • 3inthekeon wrote: View Post
                              DX's Jonathan Givony has an ESPN Insider story featuring R. J. Barrett



                              http://www.espn.com/nba/insider/stor...u19s-nba-draft
                              Just read that DraftExpress got bought out by ESPN. Sucks. Looks like all that great content going behind the Berlin paywall. :-(

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                              • golden wrote: View Post
                                Just read that DraftExpress got bought out by ESPN. Sucks. Looks like all that great content going behind the Berlin paywall. :-(
                                I guess that answers the question of who was replacing Chad Ford after ESPN pink-slipped him.
                                If we knew half as much about coaching an NBA team as we think, we"d know twice as much as we do.

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