Bob MacKinnon, Milton Lee turned around the Springfield Armor

Springfield Armor head coach Bob MacKinnon Jr. and his assistant, former Duke standout Chris Carrawell, joined the New Jersey Nets coaching staff for the last few regular season games. The two coaches were on hand for an emotional final game in the Garden State, just adding to a season full of emotions. A week earlier, […]

Springfield Armor knocked out of the playoffs by Canton

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Despite a desperation comeback, the Eastern Conference champion, Springfield Armor fell 115-106 (box score) in a decisive Game 3 against the Canton Charge in the first round of the D-League Playoffs at the MassMutual Center. In a season that saw the Armor pull off the greatest turnaround in D-League history, first-year head coach […]

Springfield Armor takes down Canton in overtime to force Game 3

SPRINGFIELD, Mass — It took any extra period, but the Springfield Armor earned its first win in playoff history Sunday night defeating the Canton Charge 125-116 (box score) at the MassMutual Center in Springfield. The Armor tied the best-of-three series after dropping the first game in Canton on Friday night. Sunday’s win sets the stage […]

Armor Report: Dennis Horner to be Recalled by Nets

During the Nets 100-84 win Wednesday night over the Indiana Pacers, both Williams forwards, Shelden and Jordan, left the game with injuries. The New Jersey frontline is in need of bodies and according to the Nets will re-acquire Springfield Armor forward Dennis Horner. Horner made the team out of training camp as an invitee […]

Nets call up Jerry Smith from Springfield

Thursday’s trade deadline saw the Nets make a move to acquire Blazers forward Gerald Wallace. This trade opened up a roster spot and the Nets decided to call up Jerry Smith from the Nets D-League affiliate, the Springfield Armor. Smith confirmed it earlier via his Twitter account, @JSmith_8 So blessed to have this opportunity!!! Thank […]

Armor Report: Jeff Foote signs with New Orleans

Springfield Armor center Jeff Foote became the second Armor big man to receive a coveted Gatorade Call-Up this season, as he signed with the New Orleans Hornets Friday morning. Foote was not in action in Springfield’s 106-101 loss Thursday night to the Canton. The former Cornell-star averaged 14.8 points, 8.6 rebounds, a 1.1 blocks per […]

Armor Report: All-Star Break Edition

The one D-League team that didn’t want to see the All-Star break had to be the New Jersey Nets affiliate, the Springfield Armor. Springfield is playing its best basketball of the season (and of its short three-year existence). The Armor are riding an eight-game winning streak and after a pair of dominating wins against the […]

Springfield takes down Iowa, Foote talks Lin

The Springfield Armor picked up the biggest win of their current six-game win streak. The Armor (19-13) took down the Eastern Conference-leading Iowa Energy (19-10) 117-102 (box score) Thursday night at the MassMutual Center. In a physical battle from start to finish, Springfield took the lead early, breaking a 12-12 tie with 13 unanswered points. […]

Armor Report: Springfield has a trio of All-Stars

Wednesday afternoon the NBA Development League announced the rosters for the sixth annual D-League All-Star, which included Springfield Armor guards JamesOn Curry and Jerry Smith, as well as center Jeff Foote. Curry, in his third year with the Armor, is averaging 16.9 points per game and a team-high 6.3 assists per game. Foote, spent training […]