Grand Rapids Drive Announce Return for 2021-22 NBA G League Season

By Grand Rapids Drive | June 22, 2021

First home game dates in Grand Rapids confirmed


GRAND RAPIDS, MI (June 22, 2021) – The Grand Rapids Drive announced today the first set of priority home games for the 2021-22 season. This will be the organization’s seventh season in Grand Rapids and first as the NBA G League affiliate of the Denver Nuggets. A new team name and logo are scheduled to be revealed next month. The below games, held at The DeltaPlex Arena in Grand Rapids, will feature exciting game day activations, including giveaways and festivities.


First home game dates announced:

  • Saturday, December 4
  • Saturday, January 8
  • Friday, February 11
  • Thursday, March 10
  • Friday, March 18
  • Saturday, April 2


“Our team is excited to unveil our new identity and to return to the DeltaPlex later this year,” shared Steve Jbara, president of the Grand Rapids Drive. “We are focused on delivering an elevated professional basketball experience this season, one that honors our fans, our partners, and our new affiliation with the Denver Nuggets.”

The Drive will announce their full 50-game schedule, including promotional giveaways and theme nights, later this summer. Season ticket memberships for all 24 home games are on sale now. Call 616-350-4881 or visit to learn more.

For media-related inquires and interview requests, contact Rob Johnson at or 616-216-4600.


About the Grand Rapids Drive

The Grand Rapids Drive 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 and follow the team on its social media channels.


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 a total of 29 teams with 28 teams having direct affiliations with NBA franchises ahead of the 2020-21 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family friendly atmosphere. A record 45% of all NBA players at the start of the 2020-21 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.


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