The Long Island Nets are gettng two new players for the G League “bubble.” Dallas Mavericks’ two-ways Tyler Bey and Nate Hinton have been transferred to the Nets G League affiliate.
The Mavs retain the players’ NBA rights. The Mavericks G League affiliate, the Texas Legends, decided against opting into the G League “bubble” at Disney World. Under the league’s two-way rules, NBA teams that don’t have a G League affiliates in the “bubble” can assign roster players and transfer two-way players using the league’s flexible assignment and two-way rules.
The 6’7” Bey, who was drafted 36th overall in the 2020 NBA Draft by the 76ers, was acquired on Draft Night and has appeared in six games for the Mavericks this season. He posted averages of 1.3 points in 3.1 minutes of play. He is a Colorado product.
As for the 6’3” Hinton, also a rookie, he appeared in six games for Dallas and posted averages of 1.3 points and 3.1 minutes. The Houston product went undrafted in November.
Long Island kick off their season on Feb. 10 against the Iowa Wolves.