Open Tryouts

The Motor City Cruise have announced an open tryout date for prospective players on September 15th, 6:00 p.m. at the Henry Ford Detroit Pistons Performance Center (690 Amsterdam St., Detroit, MI 48202). Open tryouts offer participants the opportunity to showcase their talents in front of Cruise coaches and front office staff. The number of participants will be limited to 105 and all must meet NBA G League eligibility requirements. Players from the tryout will be competing for an invitation to Cruise training camp in November. The deadline to register is September 10 at 5 p.m.

All interested players are asked to complete an application (linked below) and pay the tryout fee. Please direct all questions to


All participants, coaches, officials, administrators, and anyone else associated with tryouts must have received a COVID vaccine.

Non-refundable registration fee: $200


The following forms must be completed prior to registration and can be uploaded with your registration submission:

2021 NBA G League LPT Medical Consent and Authorization

2021 NBA G League LPT Registration Form MCC

2021 NBA G League LPT Release & Eligibility Form

Frequently Asked Questions

What is this tryout for?

This open tryout is an opportunity to earn an invitation to the Motor City Cruise Training Camp.


How do I register? How many spots are available?

We have hit capacity and registration is closed. NO WALKUPS WILL BE ACCEPTED.


When are the tryouts?

Participants will be split into two sessions. Session assignments and arrival instructions will be sent to registered participants the week of tryouts.

1st Session: Arrive at 5:30pm, Start at 6:00pm, Ends at 7:15pm

2nd Session: Arrive at 7:15pm, Start at 7:45pm, Ends at 9:00pm


Where are the tryouts?

Henry Ford Detroit Pistons Performance Center

690 Amsterdam St
Detroit, MI 48202


Where do I park?

680 Amsterdam St
Detroit, MI 48202

Park in the garage and bring your ticket for validation.


Do I need to be vaccinated? Do I need to wear a mask?

Yes, per the G League, all participants must be fully vaccinated. Covid vaccination cards must be submitted upon online registration. (No Exceptions.) Mask wearing is optional.


What do I need to bring with me?

Valid Photo ID, Water Bottle, Basketball Attire, Athletic Shoes, Towel (Optional).

The only item that will be provided is a practice jersey.


What will we have access to?

The practice court, restrooms and registration area. No dressing room/locker rooms will be available. Come dressed to play!


Can I bring guests/spectators?

Due to the on-going public health and safety concerns, NO GUESTS, including agents or family members, will be permitted to attend. Only registered participants will be allowed to enter. (No exceptions.)