Final Four Nicknames Announced for Grand Rapids NBA Development League Franchise

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1609809_680029808726935_6718911446707173844_n-1GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 1, 2014) — The Grand Rapids NBA Development team announced the four finalists for the team’s new nickname.

The four finalists are: Drive, Chairmen, Horsepower, and Blue Racers.

Fans will be able to vote for their favorite name and submit feedback through the franchise’s website www.grdleague.com. Voting runs from today to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, May 10. The official name and logo will be revealed at a time to be announced.

Fans were previously allowed to offer their own nicknames for the new franchise and more than 3,000 were submitted. The Grand Rapids D-League team will begin play this November with home games at the Delta Plex. Fans can already begin purchasing season tickets.

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2 comments

  • Morgan

    these names have nothing to do with GR, we should call the team The Brewsters! After all, we are Beer City USA!!

  • GRPride

    GR is also the "furniture capital" of the US… Chairmen works! Plus, it's unique, and I can see that name going in many directions. Pretty cool logo floating around on Twitter if you search #chairmen