notes, quotes & rumors
Ersan Ilyasova, Marcus Morris and Adonis Thomas all left Saturday's scrimmage with various injuries, forcing head coach Stan Van Gundy to cut the Pistons' open-to-the-public practice at The Palace of Auburn Hills short:
"It was either end the scrimmage with 36 seconds or I had to play," Van Gundy said. "We decided to go with ending the scrimmage. But I'll tell you, my stance is really good. I just don't know if I can move out of it."

MBA Newsflash, October 22, 2016
Free agent guard/forward Evan Fournier has been added to the fantasy team roster by Yavapai Swashbucklers, signed to a four-week contract starting WEEK 1. To clear room for the signing, coach 3M chose to waive Rodney Hood.
MBA Newsflash, October 17, 2016
HD bring back Steven Adams, waive Parsons
Free agent Steven Adams has been signed by defending MBA champions HungerDunkers for at least the first four games of the upcoming fantasy season. Chandler Parsons was waived by the team in a related move.
Yavapai Swashbucklers
MBA Newsflash, October 12, 2016
Ryan Anderson signed by Swashbucklers, RHJ waived
Free agent forward Ryan Anderson has been signed to a four-week contract by MBA fantasy team Yavapai Swashbucklers. To clear roster space for the transaction coach 3M chose to waive guard/forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson.
MBA Newsflash, October 8, 2016
Ben Simmons drafted first overall by RimRcokers
After winning the 2016 MBA Lottery, the RimRockers drafted forward Ben Simmons with the top pick in the 2016 MBA Draft. To make room on the fantasy team roster, coach Laur chose to waive RimRocker veteran Zachary Randolph along with Willie Cauley-Stein and Deron Williams.
Thisted Tigers Basketball
MBA Newsflash, October 8, 2016
Tigers draft Ingram, Murray and Baldwin, cut Wade, Chandler and Porter
Coach Jesper of the Tigers went three deep in the 2016 MBA Draft, selecting Brandon Ingram second overall, Jamal Murray ninth overall in the second round and Wade Baldwin 11th overall in the third round. Before the draft, the Tigers released veterans Dwyane Wade and Tyson Chandler along with Otto Porter.
Yavapai Swashbucklers
MBA Newsflash, October 8, 2016
Dunn and Chriss drafted by Swashbucklers, four players waived
With two picks in the first round of the 2016 MBA Draft, Yavapai Swashbucklers chose to add Kris Dunn (third pick) and Marquese Chriss (seventh pick) to the fantasy team roster. The seventh pick was acquired from JBH in return for the Swashbucklers' second round pick to complete a trade dating back to the previous season. Coach 3M waived four players before the draft in order to clear up the roster, releasing Bobby Portis, Greg Monroe, Gorgui Dieng and Jrue Holiday.
Naughty Koalas
MBA Newsflash, October 8, 2016
Koalas draft Dario Saric, waive trio of players
The Naughty Koalas selected forward Dario Saric with the fourth pick in the 2016 MBA Draft. Prior to the draft, coach Mads chose to part ways with Al Jefferson, Nikola Mirotic and Alex Len in order to clear room on the roster for a rookie addition.
Oleīs Overlords
MBA Newsflash, October 8, 2016
Jaylen Brown drafted by Overlords, Bosh and Knight released
Ole's Overlords prepared for the 2016 MBA Draft by trimming the roster to 11 players with the release of veteran Chris Bosh and guard Brandon Knight. Having the fifth pick in the first round, coach Ole went with forward Jaylen Brown for the final roster spot.
Oct. 08, 2016 Ogres draft Buddy Hield, release four players
Oct. 08, 2016 JBH draft Dragan Bender, release two players
Oct. 08, 2016 HungerDunkers draft Sabonis, waive Faried
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Sep. 09, 2016 2016 MBA Lottery
Apr. 02, 2016 HungerDunkers New MBA Champions
Mar. 26, 2016 2016 MBA Finals GAMES 1 THROUGH 4
Mar. 10, 2016 2016 MBA Playoffs GAME 3
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Mar. 04, 2016 2016 MBA Playoffs GAME 1
Feb. 27, 2016 WEEK 20, Jacobīs Basketball Hold at Naughty Koalas 132.0-113.5
Feb. 27, 2016 WEEK 20, Yavapai Swashbucklers at HungerDunkers 125.5-135.5
Feb. 27, 2016 WEEK 20, Oleīs Overlords at Meaty Ogres 108.5-164.5
Feb. 27, 2016 WEEK 20, RimRockers at Thisted Tigers Basketball 153.5-156.0
Feb. 26, 2016 Ogres sign Kemba Walker and Thad Young
Feb. 25, 2016 Gorgui Dieng signed by Swashbucklers
Feb. 23, 2016 WEEK 19, HungerDunkers at Naughty Koalas 159.0-207.5
Feb. 23, 2016 WEEK 19, Yavapai Swashbucklers at Jacobīs Basketball Hold 151.0-143.0
Feb. 23, 2016 WEEK 19, Oleīs Overlords at RimRockers 137.0-132.0
Feb. 23, 2016 WEEK 19, Meaty Ogres at Thisted Tigers Basketball 172.5-140.5
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