Grand Rapids Gold Announce Trade with Birmingham Squadron

By Grand Rapids Gold | September 16, 2022

The Grand Rapids Gold, the official NBA G League affiliate of the Denver Nuggets, announced today that the team has acquired the returning player rights to Chasson Randle from the Birmingham Squadron, the official NBA G League affiliate of the New Orleans Pelicans.

In exchange, the Birmingham Squadron received the returning players rights to Kelan Martin. This trade is not subject to a physical.

Randle started his career at Stanford University and made his NBA debut in 2017 with the Philadelphia 76ers. The 6’2 point guard had a total of 266 points during his time with the Orlando Magic during their 2020-21 season.

Most recently Randle played on the New Zealand Breakers of the Australian National Basketball League. During the 2021-22 NBL season, Randle played in 17 games and averaged 7.76 points per game.

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About the NBA G League
The NBA’s official minor league, the NBA G League prepares players, coaches, officials, trainers and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 30 teams, 28 with direct affiliations to NBA franchises for 2021-22, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. 54 percent of all NBA players at the end of the 2021-22 season boasted NBA G League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA Cares programs.

About the Grand Rapids Gold
The Grand Rapids Gold are a member of the NBA G League and affiliated with the Denver Nuggets. The organization is committed to providing an elite level of basketball to the West Michigan community, while also investing in and contributing to the West Michigan community. The team is owned by SSJ Group LLC. For more information about the organization, visit www.nbagrandrapids.com and follow the team on its social media channels.