Since it started in 2001, the D-League has been focused on fostering and funneling talent to the NBA.
The Pelicans have signed center Melvin Ely of the Texas Legends for the final two games of the season, beginning with Monday night’s home contest against Oklahoma City.
The Mavericks announced Friday that they have recalled Jae Crowder, Bernard James and Shane Larkin from the Texas Legends D-Legue team – after sending them there 24 hours earlier
Delonte West hasn’t joined the Texas Legends more than two weeks after the NBA Development League team acquired his rights.
Eduardo Najera announced his retirement as an NBA player on Wednesday and will move into a couple of roles with the Mavericks, including coach of the team’s D-League affiliate.
The Mavericks have recalled 7-foot forward Yi Jianlian. He is scheduled to join the Mavs in time for their game Tuesday night at Detroit.
The Texas Legends made Bruce Pearl an offer and are waiting to see if the former Tennessee coach will take over the reins of the team.