2015–16 NBA Development League season

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2015–16 NBA Development League season
LeagueNBA Development League
SportBasketball
DurationNovember – April
Draft
Top draft pickJeff Ayres
Picked byIdaho Stampede
Regular season
Top seedSioux Falls Skyforce
Season MVPJarnell Stokes (Sioux Falls Skyforce)
Finals
ChampionsSioux Falls Skyforce
  Runners-upLos Angeles D-Fenders
Finals MVPJarnell Stokes
NBA Development League seasons

The 2015–16 NBA Development League season was the 15th season of the NBA Development League (NBA D-League). The NBA D-League is the official minor league basketball organization owned by the National Basketball Association (NBA).

The League expanded to a record 19 teams for the 2015–16 season. An expansion team, Raptors 905, joined the 18 teams from the previous season, while the Fort Wayne Mad Ants were purchased by the Indiana Pacers, leaving just 11 NBA teams without a D-League affiliate for this season (in the 2016–17 season the number of NBA teams without a D-League affiliate will reduce to 8 with the debuts of franchises owned by the Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, and Chicago Bulls).[1]

The league consisted of two conferences with two divisions each, three with five and one with four. To even out the divisions, the Canton Charge were moved from the East Division to the Central Division.

Teams

Regular season

Eastern Conference

Western Conference

Playoffs

Quarterfinals
Apr 5-12
Best of 3
Semifinals
Apr 12-19
Best of 3
Finals
Apr 24-27
Best of 3
         
E1 Sioux Falls Skyforce 2
E4 Westchester Knicks 0
E1 Sioux Falls Skyforce 2
E3 Canton Charge 0
E2 Maine Red Claws 0
E3 Canton Charge 2
E1 Sioux Falls Skyforce 2
W4 Los Angeles D-Fenders 1
W1 Reno Bighorns 1
W4 Los Angeles D-Fenders 2
W4 Los Angeles D-Fenders 2
W2 Austin Spurs 1
W2 Austin Spurs 2
W3 Rio Grande Valley Vipers 1

Awards and honors

References

External links

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