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NBA G League Flexible Assignment System

All 26 NBA G League teams are singly affiliated with an NBA franchise.

The NBA G League’s flexible assignment system which was instituted prior to the 2014-15 season will continue to enable the eight independent NBA teams to assign players to the NBA G League for development or rehabilitation from injury.

Upon receipt of an assignment from an independent NBA team, the NBA G League will identify any NBA G League team willing to accept the assigned player. The assigning independent NBA team will then choose the destination for assignment between those teams.  If no NBA G League team is willing to accept the assigned player, he will be assigned to one of the hybrid affiliate teams pursuant to a lottery. The 26 NBA teams with single affiliations will be able to assign players to their NBA G League partners.