With multiple stops on the East Coast and a swing through the Midwest, NBA G League Ignite hits the road in early January for a 10-game schedule that includes games against NBA G League opponents that won’t count towards the league standings. G League.
“These 10 games are a great opportunity for our team to get more reps against quality G League opponents while facing harsh environments on the road,” Ignite head coach said, Jason Hart. “We’re also excited to be able to showcase our young Ignite players across the country as they continue to develop for the NBA Draft.”
Ignite opens his second-half schedule with a pair of games against the Capitanes de la Ciudad de MÃ©xico (January 7 and January 9) before starting a four-game swing on the East Coast, facing the College Park Skyhawks (21 January), Long Island Nets (January 23), Capital City Go-Go (January 28) and Delaware Blue Coats (January 30) to end the month.
The program continues in Oshkosh, Wisc. vs. Wisconsin Herd (February 12), followed by a trip to Detroit to participate in the Motor City Cruise (February 15) before the NBA All-Star break.
The tour ends with a pair of Northern California opponents in Stockton against the Stockton Kings (March 6) and against Santa Cruz (March 13) at the Chase Center in San Francisco.
Any of the 10 games against NBA G League opponents will not count towards the league leaderboard, which resets after the NBA G League Showcase Cup.
The full schedule is below, and a broadcast schedule will be announced at a later date:
Friday January 7: against the Capitanes of Mexico
Sunday January 9: against the Capitanes of Mexico
Friday January 21: at College Park Skyhawks
Sunday January 23: at Long Island Nets
Friday January 28: at Capital City Go-Go
Sunday January 30: at the Delaware Blue Coats
Saturday February 12: at Wisconsin Herd
Tuesday February 15: at Motor City Cruise
Sunday March 6: at Stockton Kings
Sunday March 13: at Santa Cruz Warriors
Ignite makes his season debut on Friday, November 5 against the South Bay Lakers as part of his 12-game Showcase Cup schedule.
The Showcase Cup culminates at the NBA G League Winter Showcase, scheduled for December 19-22, before the team’s records are reset.