TAG: Bakersfield Jam

D-League, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 24, 2011 / 3:30 pm

Meet Chukwudiebere Maduabum

Chukwudiebere Maduabum

Chuk-a-what? With the 56th pick in last night’s NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers left a lot of viewers (and analysts) scratching their heads by selecting Chukwudiebere Maduabum. Besides being 6-9, 20 years old and from Nigeria, not much is known about Maduabum, who was quickly shipped from the Lakers to the Denver Nuggets for a future second-round pick. Here’s what could be scrounged up from a few minutes of research. Read More »

D-League, NBA / Oct 9, 2009 / 11:40 am

Try Out For The D-League

Bakersfield Jam

While it may be the road less traveled, 114 players with some form of D-League experience over the last eight seasons are on 2009-10 NBA training camp rosters. Of those, 58 were hooping in the D-League last season, proving that living the dream is possible. Yesterday, my boy from college, Jeff Christensen, hit me and told me that he’s accepted a coaching internship with the D-League’s Bakersfield Jam, the affiliate for the Warriors and Clippers. Turns out they are holding two sets of open tryouts for the upcoming season this month in San Francisco and Los Angeles, so I wanted to let the Dime faithful know. Read More »