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
Based in Brampton, Ontario
Arena Powerade Centre
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]

Main article: Powerade Centre

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 ECHL. 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
2013-14 David Magley 27 13 .675 2nd 2 3 .400 Conference Quarter-finals
Totals 27 13 .675 2 3 .400

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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