Connect With Us
                     

SPORTS

 

Grizzlies team up with Iowa for sole D-League team

by KIX 101.1/ 1230 KFJB Sports Department posted May 7 2014 9:33AM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Grizzlies have agreed to work with the Iowa Energy for the 2014-15 season as the NBA team's sole affiliate, giving Memphis full control over the NBA Development League team.

Memphis announced the deal Tuesday, becoming the 14th NBA team with an exclusive relationship with a D-League team.

Under the deal, the Grizzlies will also pay for Iowa's basketball operations with the Energy's owners controlling the team's business operations and community outreach. The Energy already has adopted the Grizzlies' blue and gold colors.

Robert Pera, the Grizzlies' controlling owner, called this deal an important milestone for the franchise giving the Grizzlies the chance to further develop NBA talent and staff.


 
Filed Under :
Topics : Sports
Location : IowaMemphisTennessee
People : Robert Pera
05/07/2014 9:33AM
Grizzlies team up with Iowa for sole D-League team
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
On Air Now
Kix Listener Club
Recent Posts
Family of F-1 driver says Bianchi still in critcal condition
Bumgarner, Giants beat Royals to win World Series
Zac Brown band one of many acts accompanying Playoff
Soccer player's sexist tweet results in three-game ban
Soccer ref disciplined after breaking protocol to watch Ed Sheeran
Tag Cloud
No Tags Found !
Categories 
Archives