Contact Us

Grand Rapids NBA D-League Team Announces Potential Franchise Names

Rick Martinez/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids

 

In March it was announced that Grand Rapids would be getting an NBA Development League basketball team to be affiliated with the Detroit Pistons.

The franchise originally came from Springfield, Massachusetts and was named the Springfield Armor, but clearly the team needs a new name to reflect its new home!

The to-be-named franchise asked the public to come up with names for their new basketball team. There were over 4,000 entries and today the team released the final four candidates:

  • Grand Rapids Drive
  • Grand Rapids Chairmen
  • Grand Rapids Horsepower
  • Grand Rapids Blue Racers

 

What do you think about the new names?

I’m not really a fan of any of them, but I doubt I could come up with anything better!

Voting on the new team name will be open until 6 p.m. on May 10 at the team’s website.

The winner and team logo will be announced shortly after at a launch party for the team.

The new D-league team will play their games at the DeltaPlex in Walker and will be one of 18 NBA D-League teams competing for the 2014-15 season.

Grand Rapids Nets NBA D-League Franchise

More from WFGR

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wfgr.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 98.7 WFGR Classic Hits quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on 98.7 WFGR Classic Hits quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!