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Red Claws: 2016-17 - start on Nov. 11, home opener Nov 18

PostPosted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 3:58 am
by Tom Nolette
Red Claws start on Nov. 11, play home opener Nov. 18
Maine begins the season on the road, then starts a three-game home stand at the Portland Expo.

The Maine Red Claws, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Boston Celtics, begin their season Nov. 11 with a three-game swing at Oklahoma City, Texas and Rio Grande Valley.

Maine will open its home schedule at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at the Portland Expo against the Long Island Nets, followed by home games against Grand Rapids at 1 p.m. Nov. 20 and Fort Wayne at 7 p.m. Nov. 22.

The league schedule, released Monday, also has Maine ... ... is-nov-18/
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Re: Red Claws: 2016-17 - start on Nov. 11, home opener Nov

PostPosted: Tue Oct 18, 2016 4:16 am
by Tom Nolette
Morrison returning as Red Claws coach
Scott Morrison, who has guided his D-League team to back-to-back division titles, will be back for a third season.

Scott Morrison will be back as head coach of the Maine Red Claws for the third straight season, the NBA Development League team announced Monday.

Morrison, 39, has guided the Claws to consecutive Atlantic Division titles and has compiled a 66-34 record. A native of Prince Edward Island, he spent the offseason as an assistant coach for the Canadian national team, which fell just short of qualifying for the Rio Olympics.

Currently an assistant at the Boston Celtics training camp, Morrison will return to Portland for Maine’s brief training camp, which begins Nov 1. The Red Claws are scheduled to open their eighth season Nov. 11 at Oklahoma City, with the home opener Nov. 18 against Long Island. ... aws-coach/