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Springfield Armor to relocate to Michigan

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The Armor basketball team, named after the famous Springfield Armory, is relocating to Michigan for the 2014-15 season.

A deal has been reached to transfer the NBA Development League team to Grand Rapids, MI, according to our news partner MassLive.

The Pistons will be the third Detroit professional team with a minor-league team in Grand Rapids because of the deal.

The new franchise in Michigan reached a multi-year affiliation agreement with the Detroit Pistons. The transaction has been approved by the league.

The Armor began as a farm team for three NBA clubs when theycame to Springfield in 2009.

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