Ben Bentil signs 10-day contract with Dallas Mavericks

On Oct. 31, Bentil was acquired by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League. After appearing in just one D-League game for the Mad Ants, he left the team in mid-November to play in China for the Xinjiang Flying Tigers. On Jan. 16, Bentil returned to the Mad Ants after appearing in 11 games for Xinjiang.

Uthoff’s free throws lead Mad Ants over Erie

For the Mad Ants, Jarrod Uthoff finished with a game-high 28 points on 9-15 (.600) shooting from the floor, a team-high 13 rebounds, five assists and a game-high three blocks in 42 minutes.

Gatorade takes over naming rights of NBA D-League

Beginning with the 2017-18 season, the NBA Development League (NBA D-League) will be renamed the NBA Gatorade League (NBA G-League) as part of a multiyear expanded partnership announced today by the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Gatorade.