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Drive have plan for life after agreement with Pistons expires

Investment group is adamant about staying on west side of the state.

May 17, 2019
The investors refused to move. SSJ Group LLC, owners of the Gatorade League professional basketball team Grand Rapids Drive, decided to remain in the city where the team originated five years ago, after its NBA affiliate, the Detroit Pistons, wanted the team to move to the Motor City. Read More

Drive fills leadership roles

June 30, 2016
The Detroit Pistons have named a new general manager and head coach of the organization’s NBA D-League affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive. Read More

Firing a malignant employee is a difficult but necessary chore

February 6, 2015
I hate to use a sports story to make a small business point, but this one is just too good to pass up. The Detroit Pistons have been one of the worst teams in the NBA for several years. Read More

Inside Track: Ball bounces right way for D-League president Jbara

A young man’s unlikely path leads to becoming the face of the Grand Rapids Drive.

September 12, 2014
In early 2012, Steve Jbara was sitting in his seat at The Palace of Auburn Hills as a season ticketholder for the Detroit Pistons when an usher approached him. Read More