GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Tuesday, NBA officials announced that Grand Rapids would be getting a Development League team this autumn.
The team, which hadn’t yet been named, will serve as an exclusive minor league affiliate to the Detroit Pistons.
Inside woodtv.com: NBA D-League team coming to GR
D-League Commissioner confirmed that Michigan investment group SSJ purchased the franchise out of Springfield, Mass. and will move it to Grand Rapids.
Watch above: Larry Figurski goes one-on-one with the president of the D-League, the CEO of the Detroit Pistons and the owner of the new Grand Rapids team.