Columbus Riverballers

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Columbus Riverballers
Founded 2009
League ABA (2008-2010)(2013-Present)
Team history Columbus Life (2009-2010)(2013-Present)
Based in Columbus, Georgia
Arena Carver High School
Colors red, white, blue
Owner(s) Quinton C. Miles Jr., Terence Coley
Championships 0
Division titles 0
Cheerleaders 7
Dancers 1
Mascot Bearcats

The Columbus Life are a team of the American Basketball Association began play for the 2009-10 season. Based in Columbus, Georgia, the Life played their home games on the campus of Carver high School. They were very successful for two year as a small semi-pro basketball team.

The Columbus Life are the first professional basketball team in the city since the NBA Development League's Columbus Riverdragons moved to Austin, Texas after the 2004-05 season, where they are now known as the Austin Toros.

Logo used for the Columbus Life

The team's first season resulted in a loss of 101-104 in the first round of the playoffs. The Tigers faced the West Virginia Blazers on March 6, 2010 in Bluefield, West Virginia.

Anthony Jackson was selected as an all-star player for the American Basketball Association 2009-2010 season; Warren Beaulah was listed in the honorable mention section.

Columbus Life Tigers and the Georgia Bearcats merge to make the Columbus Life Bearcats June 15, 2013 in The American Basketball Association.

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