Las Vegas Stars (basketball)

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Las Vegas Stars

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Founded 2007
Based in Las Vegas, Nevada
Arena The Tarkanian Basketball Academy
Colors Dark Red, Gray,
         
Owner(s) The Las Vegas Stars, LLC
Head coach Kelvin Scarborough

The Las Vegas Stars was a professional basketball team in the International Basketball League. The inaugural head coach was George Tarkanian, son of famed coach Jerry Tarkanian.[1] The CEO/General Manager, Alexis Levi-Scott, became the first African American female owner in professional basketball when she purchased the team.[2]

Season By Season[edit]

Regular Season
Year Wins Losses Percentage Division
2007 12 5 .705 2nd - Midwest Division
2008 10 10 .500 2nd - Southwest Division

2008 roster[edit]

'Final 2007-08 Roster'

Head Coach: Dan Savage

Assistant Coach: Kirk Baker

# Pos. Ht. Player Acquired College
United States F 6'5 Corey Bailey 2008 UNLV
United States G/F 6'3 Demario Butler 2008 Azusa Pacific University
Guinea C 6'11 Mohammed Camara 2008 San Diego State
3 United States G 6'1 Hollis Hale 2007 Concordia
1 United States G 6'0 Willie Hall 2007 Augusta G.
5 United States G/F 6'4 Julius Johnson 2008 Chabot CC
10 United States F 6'7 Elliott Magee 2008 Texas A&M
United States G/F 6'5 Demetrius Orme 2008 CSU Bakersfield
2 United States G 6'2 Keena Payton 2008 Fresno City JC
United States G/F 6'4 Mike Scott 2008 Chabot CC
8 Canada G 6'3 Eddie Shelby 2007 CSU Bakersfield

The Las Vegas Stars completed this season in first place in the Southwest Division.

2007 roster[edit]

'Final 2006-07 Roster'

Head Coach: George Tarkanian

# Pos. Ht. Player Acquired College
United States F/C 6'8 Vinzant Deveraux 2007
United States G/F 6'5 Herb Gibson 2007 Michigan
3 United States G 6'1 Hollis Hale 2007 Concordia
1 United States G 6'0 Willie Hall 2007
8 Canada G 6'3 Eddie Shelby 2007 CSU Bakersfield
23 United States G/F 6'5 DaJuan Tate 2007 Mountain State
United States G 5'11 Maurice Thomas 2007 UTEP
4 United States F 6'5 Jonathan Walker 2007
United States G 6'7 Tarron Williams 2007 Cal State San Bernardino
United States F 6'6 Matthew Winans 2007 Brigham Young University–Hawaii

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miech, Rob (22 September 2009). "George Tarkanian takes Bonanza High hoops job". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Who is Alexis Levi Scott?". sidelineshow.com. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 

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