Island Storm

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Island Storm
Founded 2011
League National Basketball League of Canada
Division Atlantic Division
Team history Summerside Storm
2011-2013
Island Storm
2013-present
Based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Arena Eastlink Centre
Colors gold, Navy blue, white
              
Owner(s) Darren MacKay and Duncan Shaw
Head coach Joe Salerno
Dancers Storm Chasers
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
Website IslandStorm.ca

The Island Storm is a Canadian professional basketball team based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The team is a charter member of the National Basketball League of Canada which began play for its inaugural 2011–12 season. The Storm plays its home games at the Eastlink Centre.

Former Vermont Frost Heaves head coach Joe Salerno has been the team's head coach since the franchise entered the NBLC in late 2011.[1]

Home arenas[edit]

Eastlink Centre (2013-present)[edit]

Main article: Eastlink Centre

Originally opened in 1990, the Eastlink Centre is a sports-entertainment arena in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The arena has a capacity of 4,000 when set up for basketball. The Storm share the arena with the Charlottetown Islanders of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.[2]

Current roster[edit]

Storm roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
C United States Evans, Nick Injured 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 240 lb (110 kg)
C United States Tisby, Antoine Injured 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 245 lb (111 kg)
G 1 United States Vanzant, Shawn 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 180 lb (82 kg)
G 3 United States Moss, Adrian 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 170 lb (77 kg)
F 5 United States Ballard, Antonio 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 225 lb (102 kg)
G 10 United States Stewart, Al 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 170 lb (77 kg)
F 11 United States Williams, Jeremy 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 220 lb (100 kg)
F 15 United States Jones, Ed 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 215 lb (98 kg)
F 20 Canada Mckinney, Doug 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 230 lb (100 kg)
G 21 United States Okorie, Nick 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 197 lb (89 kg)
G 24 Canada Graham, Aston 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 210 lb (95 kg)
C 25 United States Love, Casey 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 244 lb (111 kg)
F 33 Canada Smith, Dwayne 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 225 lb (102 kg)
F 50 Cameroon Tchiengang, Steve 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 245 lb (111 kg)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: February 26, 2014

Season-by-season record[edit]

Season Coach Regular Season Post Season
Won Lost Win % Finish Won Lost Win % Result
2011-12 Joe Salerno 12 24 .333 6th Did not qualify
2012-13 Joe Salerno 26 14 .650 2nd 4 5 .482 Finished in 2nd place
2013-14 Joe Salerno 22 18 .550 2nd 10 7 .588 Finished in 2nd place
Totals 60 56 .517 - 14 12 .538 2 Playoff Appearances

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