The Nets, 76ers and Knicks have signed an affiliation agreement with the Armor, the new D-League team in Springfield, MA, the birthplace of the sport and home of the Basketball Hall of Fame. The Nets had previously worked with the Colorado 14ers, which was disbanded. The Nets sent two players to Colorado: Mile Ilic, who was severely injured, and Sean Williams, who the 14ers returned to the Nets.
- NBA D-League Announces Affiliates For 2009-10 Season - NBA.com
- Introducing the Springfield Armor of the NBA D-League - Ron Chimelis - Springfield Republican