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Posted: January 3rd, 2013

The Erie BayHawks will try to do a better job on the glass in tonight’s game at Maine. The BayHawks allowed 25 offensive rebounds in their last game that ended in an 106-84 loss against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.

Posted: October 19th, 2011

Here’s a video done by Erie Times-News photographer Janet B. Kummerer did on Allan Houston, a former star guard of the New York Knicks who is now the general manager of basketball operations for the Erie BayHawks.

An assistant general manager with the Knicks, Houston was in Erie on Monday. The Knicks are the sole NBA affiliate of the BayHawks, who are entering their fourth season in the D-League.

Erie opens the 2011-12 season Nov. 25 at Rio Grande Valley.



 

Posted: June 25th, 2009
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Forward Christian Eyenga is going from the Congo to Cleveland.

The NBA affiliates of the Erie BayHawks – Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers – made some selections tonight’s NBA Draft, which means one thing.

They may wind up suiting up for the BayHawks this season.

With the 30th overall pick, the Cavaliers chose Christian Eyenga out of the Congo. He’s 6-foot-6, 210 pounds, can play either guard or forward, but check out his stats.

Interesting.

The Sixers used the 17th overall pick to take UCLA  point guard Jrue Holiday.

With the D-League adding two teams in the eastern part of country in Portland, Maine and Springfield, Mass., Philadelphia become an affiliate of one of those two teams. Since the Sixers were so far away from Erie (6 hours), they didn’t develop the kind of the relationship with the BayHawks the Cavaliers did.

So talking about Philadelphia’s first-round pick playing in Erie may be irrelevant. If Philly and Erie remain connected, the chances of Holiday playing for the BayHawks are decent, but not great.

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Posted: March 31st, 2009
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The home of the Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield, Mass., is now the location of the D-League's latest expansion franchise.

For now, the D-League looks as if it’s going to have 17 teams for next season. The league has added two franchises in Springfield, Mass., and Portland, Maine, but a current team – the Anaheim Arsenal – is relocating to Springfield.

So our sports department intern, Eric Peddigree, and I took a moment to see what would be the best way to divide the league up. So we printed out a map of the United States and began to go to work on it.

“All I need is a piece of paper,” Eric said.

I provided the pen. It wasn’t that hard. The D-League probably already got it figured out, but just in case it doesn’t, Eric and I wanted to help the league out.

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