About the NBA D-League

The NBA Development League is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 19 teams with one-to-one affiliations with NBA franchises for the first time ever during 2015-16 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.