Maine Red Claws

The Maine Red Claws are an American basketball team that is based in Portland, Maine and playing in the NBA Development League. They are the " farm team " of the Charlotte Bobcats, the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics before they were assigned to the Boston Celtics in 2012 alone. The team exists because the D -League continues to spread to Portland ( Maine). July 21, 2009 Austin Ainge became the first coach of the team. There was a choice to select the name of the team. Red Claws won before Beacons, Crushers, Destroyers, Swarm and traps. In the first three years of the history of the franchise they could not reach the play -offs for the championship. In the 2012/13 season then managed under new coach Mike Taylor, who had previously worked for a long time in Germany, the first time of making the play -offs, where they eliminated in the first round.

Well-known former players

  • Bill Walker
  • Lester Hudson
  • Sherron Collins
  • Avery Bradley
  • Craig Brackins