2021 – 2022 NBA G League Mascots
With the 2021-2022 NBA G League season set to start in early November, it is a good time to learn about the mascots for each team. There are thirty teams set to compete in the league this year, although seven teams do not currently have an official public mascot. Here is the list of the 23 mascots, listed in alphabetical order by team name.
Agua Caliente Clippers Mascot – Kid Condor
Kid Condor is the mascot for the Agua Caliente Clippers. As the team is sponsored by the Agua Caliente band in the larger Cahuila tribe, the team initially chose not to be represented by a mascot. However, the franchise decided to pay respects to its Native American heritage with a mascot referencing the Condor, a sacred bird.
Fun Fact: Kid Condor first name might be known as Chuck.
Austin Spurs Mascot – Da Bull
At six feet and two inches, 100% pure energy, Da Bull is the fun-loving mascot of the Austin Spurs. His favorite actress is a local Austin resident, Sandra BULLock, and his favorite San Antonio player is Manu Ginobili. You can even request Da Bull for a private event!
Fun Fact: Da Bull once almost cost his team a victory!
Birmingham Squadron Mascot – None
Fun fact: While one the G League’s newest teams has not officially announced a mascot, the Squadron’s team name reflects back on the parent club. A group of pelicans is collectively known as a Squadron, marking a connection to the New Orleans parent club.
Capital City Go-Go Mascot – None
Fun Fact: The Capital City Go-Go do not have an official mascot, although they have utilized the Washington Wizard’s mascot G-Wiz for public appearances in the past.
Cleveland Charge Mascot – Pozzie
Pozzie, the mascot for the Cleveland Charge, is a “classic, scrappy underdog.” he weighs 225 pounds with zero percent bodyfat.
College Park SkyHawks Mascot – Colli Hawk
The College Parks SkyHawks mascot is the avian-themed Colli Hawk.
Fun fact: For his first public appearance, Colli Hawk descended from the rafters onto the court!
Delaware Blue Coats Mascot – Coaty
Coaty is a horse mascot for the Delaware Blue Coats. His favorite game to play is H.O.R.S.E. and his favorite movie is Seabiscuit.
Fun Fact: Coaty replaced former team mascot Caesar the Fox, which is the state animal of Delaware.
Fort Wayne Mad Ants Mascot – The Mad Ant
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants mascot is appropriately named “The Mad Ant”, which refers to the namesake of the team’s city, General “Mad” Anthony Wayne.
Fun fact: The Mad Ant mascot underwent a costume design from a bright red and yellow to dark blue in 2017.
Grand Rapids Gold Mascot – Buckets
Buckets is the mascot for the Grand Rapids Gold. he is a basketball themed mascot.
Fun fact: Buckets was originally introduced when the team was named the Grand Rapids Drive.
Greensboro Swarm Mascot – Sergeant Swarm
Sergeant Swarm is the energetic superhero mascot of the Greensboro Swarm. A buzz of excitement, Sergeant Swarm wears jersey Number 00, shaped like honey combs.
Iowa Wolves Mascot – Alpha
A born leader, Alpha is a wolf and embodies the team nickname.
Lakeland Magic Mascot – Swish
Swish is the team mascot for the Lakeland Magic. He was conceptualized by designer and illustrator Ava Buric.
Fun fact: Swish celebrates his birthday on February 20th!
Long Island Nets Mascot – Dale the Eagle
Dale the Eagle is a high-soaring eagle mascot hailing from the hamlet of Uniondale.
Fun Fact: Dale wears #72 to pay homage to the year the Stadium opened.
Maine Celtics Mascot – Crusher
Crusher is a green lobster who serves as the mascot for the Maine Celtics. Before the team was renamed from the Maine Red Celtics, Crusher’s design was a more traditionally lobster-colored bright red.
Fun fact: In his spare time, Crusher shoots hoops or listens to music, such as his favorite song “Rock Lobster” by the B-52’s.
Memphis Hustle Mascot – None
The Memphis Hustle do not have their own mascot, but sometimes receive public appearances from the Memphis Grizzlies’ bear mascot, Grizz.
Mexico City Capitanes Mascot – Juanjolote
The Mexico City Capitanes are the newest team in the G League as of the 2021-2022 season. To kick off the new franchise, the team announced their axolotl-inspired mascot, Juanjolote.
Fun fact: Axolotls’ only native habitat is found in Lake Xochimilco near Mexico City.
Motor City Cruise Mascot – None
The Northern Arizona Suns recently relocated to Detroit in 2021 to become the Motor City Cruise. The team does not currently have a mascot.
Fun fact: Buckets, the former mascot of the Northern Arizona (NAZ) Suns shared a name with the mascot of the Grand Rapids Gold.
NBA G League Ignite Mascot – None
One of the most elite and unique teams in the NBA G League, the Ignite do not have a current mascot.
Oklahoma City Blue Mascot – None
Like other G League teams that share a city with their parent club, the OKC Blue do not have their own mascot. Instead, they enlist the help of Rumble the Bison, mascot for the OKC Thunder, for public appearances.
Raptors 905 Mascot – Stripes
The dinosaur-themed mascot for the Raptors 905 is named Stripes. He was once the replacement mascot for the Toronto Raptors.
Rio Grande Valley Vipers Mascot – Fang
Not much is known about Fang, except that he is the elusive mascot for the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Vipers.
Salt Lake City Stars Mascot – Buster Bear
The ursine mascot of the Salt Lake City Stars is Buster Bear. Buster is a close cousin to Jazz Bear, the mascot of the parent Utah club.
Fun fact: Buster Bear can also be booked for a special appearance.
Santa Cruz Warriors Mascot – Mav’Riks
Mav’Riks is the turtle mascot for the Santa Cruz Warriors.
Fun Fact: Mav’Riks even has his own Facebook Page!
Sioux Falls Skyforce Mascot – Thunder
Thunder has been the wolf-themed mascot for the Sioux Falls Skyforce for almost thirty years!
South Bay Lakers Mascot – None
The South Bay Lakers do not have an official mascot.
Stockton Kings Mascot – Dunkson
Dunkson is the regal mascot for the Stockton Kings.
Fun Fact: Dunkson’s royal ancestors to Zimbabwe, India, and other ancient kingdoms were proven with a DNA test.
Texas Legends Mascot – Dunker
Dunker, the blue hound, is the mascot for the Texas Legends. He wears #2 on his jersey,
Westchester Knicks Mascot – Hudson
Hudson, was announced as the horse-themed team mascot for the Westchester Knicks in 2016.
Fun Fact: His uniform #914 represents the area code.
Windy City Bulls Mascot – Gus T. Bull
Gus T. Bull is the mascot for the Windy City Bulls.
Fun Fact: Gus T. Bull makes private appearances by request.
Wisconsin Herd Mascot – Pointer
Pointer is the mascot for the Wisconsin Herd.