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G is for Gatorade: NBA renames Development League

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Come the 2017-2018 season, the NBA's Development League or D-League will be known as the G-League.

G is for Gatorade.

The name change comes as the NBA and the sports drink company have agreed to a new sponsorship.

The NBA also revealed the league's new logo which also features the Gatorade logo.

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This comes as NBA teams prepare to feature advertisers' logos on their jerseys next season.