There was a thread a few weeks ago about Ed Davis and Solomin Alabi's experiences with the Erie Bayhawks of the D-League. While these articles may be a bit late, it is always interesting to hear the story told from another perspective.
Some tidbits from the articles are:
"Our NBA assignments stay on the lake Erie waterfront at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront hotel and our team practices at the state-of-the-art LECOM Medical Fitness & Wellness facility. Both are places that we've been told rival what many NBA teams offer.""I'm not saying he's (Solomon's) a whiner, but it's about the effort you put in on the court.""I think we're one of the few teams that really emphasizes getting the ball inside to our big guys," Larranaga said. "Our guards did a good job of giving him (Solomon) plenty of opportunities."About IHOP for thanksgiving:The irony of that is Erie's top scorer, Johnson, is a 6-foot, 8-inch, 230-pound power forward. The 26-year old is averaging 15.7 points and 8.2 rebounds."The staff at LECOM was gracious enough to treat the entire team to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner the day before Thanksgiving, as we were scheduled to travel to Fort Wayne on the holiday, and attempts at getting a catered meal on the holiday were unsuccessful," Bresee wrote.