Chicago Steam

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Chicago Steam
Founded 2007
League ABA
Team history Chicago Steam (2008-present)
Based in South Holland, Illinois
Arena South Suburban College
Colors Red, yellow, white
Owner(s) Ron Hicks
Head coach Ron Hicks
Dancers Steamettes

The Chicago Steam is a team of the American Basketball Association which began play in 2008. Based in the Chicago suburb of South Holland, Illinois, the Steam plays its home games at South Suburban College. In February, 2013, a player for their women's team filed a lawsuit against team owner Ron Hicks over taking money for a trip which never occurred then keeping the money. Many other former players made complaints over failure to be paid or paying for trips which never occurred.[1]

Season-by-season record[edit]

Season W L Win % Result
2008-09 14 4 78.3% Lost to Maywood Buzz in quarterfinals, 82-91
2009-10 16 4 75.0%

Lost to Kentucky Bisons in semifinals, 104-116

2010-11 13 3 88.2%
2011-12 10 0 100%


  1. ^ Duarte, Lourdes. "Players accusing semi-pro team of cheating them out of money". WGN News. WGN News. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 

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