Brampton A's

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Brampton A's
Brampton As logo.png
Founded 2013
League National Basketball League of Canada
Division TBA
Team history Brampton A's
2013-present
Arena Powerade Centre
Based in Brampton, Ontario
Colours Red & black
         
Owner(s) James Tipping
Head coach David Magley
General Manager David Magley
Website BramptonAs.ca

The Brampton A's are a Canadian professional basketball franchise based in Brampton, Ontario. Founded in 2012, the is a member of the National Basketball League of Canada, where it began play for the 2013-14 season. Home games are played at the Powerade Centre.

History[edit]

On April 2, 2013, it was announced that an ownership group had stepped forward to put an NBL team in Brampton for the 2013-14 season. The Brampton A's' color scheme will be red and black.[1]

Home arenas[edit]

Powerade Centre (2013-present)[edit]

Originally opened in 1998, the Powerade Centre is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. The main arena has a capacity of 5,000. The A's share the arena with the Brampton Beast of the Central Hockey League. It is also home to the Brampton Inferno, Peel Avengers, and Brampton Excelsiors lacrosse teams.[2]

Current roster[edit]

Brampton A's roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
G United States Bodiford, Rick Injured 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 205 lb (93 kg)
G 2 United States Jennings, Brent 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 200 lb (91 kg)
F 3 United States Hamilton, Jordan 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 205 lb (93 kg)
F 4 Canada Tipping, Jameson 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 215 lb (98 kg)
G 5 United States Wade, Desmond 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 170 lb (77 kg)
G 10 United States Johnson, Donald 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 215 lb (98 kg)
G 12 United States Council, Melvin 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 180 lb (82 kg)
G 13 Canada Zabas, Evaldas 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 202 lb (92 kg)
F/C 15 Canada Francis, Kevin Injured 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 230 lb (100 kg)
G 20 United States Moodie, Cedric 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 190 lb (86 kg)
F 21 Canada Tipping, Jesse Injured 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 205 lb (93 kg)
F/C 24 United States Johnson, Cavell 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 209 lb (95 kg)
C 31 United States Idlet, Steven 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 245 lb (111 kg)
F/C 32 United States Whitefield, Flenard 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 230 lb (100 kg)
G/F 34 United States Haralson, Scottie 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 236 lb (107 kg)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Canada Paul Mokeski
  • Canada David Cooper
  • Canada Joe Cool

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: February 28, 2014

Season-by-season record[edit]

Season Coach Regular Season Post Season
Won Lost Win % Finish Won Lost Win % Result
2012-13 David Magley 22 12 .647 TBD
Totals 22 12 .647

References[edit]

  1. ^ Inscoe, Robin (April 2, 2013). "Pro basketball team planned for Brampton". Brampton Guardian. Retrieved April 3, 2013. 
  2. ^ "About The Powerade Centre". PoweradeCentre.com. Retrieved February 18, 2014. 

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