D-League News Roundup for April

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  1. roscoe36

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    Albuquerque 119, Fort Worth 108
    Albuquerque Wins 2006 D-League Championship

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Apr. 22 – The Albuquerque Thunderbirds took advantage of a balanced scoring attack and held off a late Fort Worth rally to defeat the Flyers, 119-108, and win the 2006 D-League Championship on Saturday in front of 3,518 at the Forth Worth Convention Center.

    The Thunderbirds 11th victory in its last 14 games gives coach Michael Cooper a championship at every level under the NBA umbrella. He won five NBA rings as a player for the Los Angeles Lakers and two more titles as head coach of the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks.

    Glyniadakis scores 21 + 9 to win title.

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    NBA Development League Expands To Four Cities

    NEW YORK, April 6 – The NBA Development League (D-League) has awarded expansion teams to four cities for the 2006-07 season, NBA Commissioner David Stern announced today. The teams, all previously associated with the Continental Basketball Association (CBA), are located in Bismarck, N.D., Boise, Idaho, Broomfield, Colo., and Sioux Falls, S.D.

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    Lakers To Own D-League Team

    EL SEGUNDO – The National Basketball Association’s Board of Governors has voted to approve the Los Angeles Lakers as owners of a new team in the NBA Development League, it was announced today by Jeanie Buss, the Lakers’ Executive Vice President of Business Operations.
    The still-unnamed team will begin play in November for the 2006-07 season.
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    Caught the replay on NBATV today... Glynnie looked good... pretty active out there... the kids got a nice array of shots.
    It was a good showcase for him... someone will pick him up next year.
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    Rule lets teams own franchises in D-League

    The Charlotte Bobcats and other National Basketball Association teams could be potential new owners for the Fayetteville Patriots under a rule approved by the NBA Board of Governors on Wednesday.

    New rule to effect Pistons?

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