Pistons reach out to fans to name new G League franchise

Rod Beard
The Detroit News

The Pistons announced Wednesday that they have a new G League franchise — and that new team needs a new name.

The team announced that it’s soliciting fan suggestions through Aug. 11 at www.pistons.com/nametheteam. The new team will play beginning in the 2021-22 season at a new arena being built on the campus of Wayne State University.

The Pistons are seeking input from fans in naming their news G League team.

Fans who submit a team name will be in a drawing for a pair of season tickets for the new team during the inaugural season.

The G League had 28 teams for the 2019-20 season: Agua Caliente Clippers, Austin Spurs, Canton Charge, Capital City Go-Go, College Park Skyhawks, Delaware Blue Coats, Erie Bayhawks, Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Grand Rapids Drive, Greensboro Swarm, Iowa Wolves, Lakeland Magic, Long Island Nets, Maine Red Claws, Memphis Hustle, Northern Arizona Suns, Oklahoma City Blue, Raptors 905, Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Salt Lake City Stars, Santa Cruz Warriors, Sioux Falls Skyforce, South Bay Lakers, Stockton Kings, Texas Legends, Westchester Knicks, Windy City Bulls and Wisconsin Herd.


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