|League||National Basketball League of Canada|
|Team history||Oshawa Power
|Based in||Mississauga, Ontario|
|Colors||Black and white
|Owner(s)||ACE Sports and Entertainment
|Head coach||Kyle Julius|
The Mississauga Power is a Canadian professional basketball team based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The team is a charter member of the National Basketball League of Canada which began play in 2011 as the Oshawa Power. On November 5, 2013 the Power played their inaugural regular season home game versus Brampton at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
The team was formed as the Oshawa Power in 2011 as a charter member of the National Basketball League of Canada (NBLC). The Power was awarded the 1st Overall Pick in the inaugural draft and chose Morgan Lewis from Findlay, Ohio. For the inaugural 2012 All-Star Game, four members of the Power were selected which featured NBLC's first overall pick Morgan Lewis, Brandon Robinson, Tut Ruach, and Omari Johnson.
Hershey Centre (2013-Present)
Mississauga Power holds all home games at the Hershey Centre, located across from Iceland Mississauga in Mississauga. The Hershey Centre will play host to wrestling, judo, tae kwon do, and karate competitions as part of the 2015 Parapan Am Games. In addition, the Hershey Centre will also host goalball, powerlifting and wheelchair rugby sports as part of the Parapan Games.
This the second significant sponsorship announcement in the basketball market for BioSteel Sports Supplements Inc. Earlier in the summer BioSteel Sports Supplements Inc became the exclusive sports drink provider for Canada Basketball.
Mississauga Power's official mascot is named "POW". This mascot is easily one of the most recognizable mascots in the National Basketball League of Canada (NBLC) and around the Greater Toronto Area. POW has been seen across the city in various community and city events like the Toronto Auto Show.
Megacity Pro-Am Summer League
Mississauga Power partnered with Megacity Basketball to create an annual summer Pro-Am. Megacity is a well established men's recreation, co-ed, and advance basketball league in the Greater Toronto Area. The summer league consisted of players with previous professional playing experience and recent graduates from well known university basketball programs.
Power Development Team (PDT)
The Power Development Team (PDT) is a development program that provides a platform for promising athletes to compete internationally to play against elite competition. PDT allows the Power to promote their brand globally as an organization that is dedicated towards assisting the growth of basketball in Canada and worldwide.
PDT Alumni have utilized their international experience and development with the Power to spearhead their basketball career. For example, our 2013 PDT Head Coach, Sean Bookal, is now working in one of China's most prestigious basketball academies.
Coach Sean Bookal was chosen from the Megacity Pro-Am League to lead the PDT to China to compete in the 2013 Four Nations Men's Basketball Invitational Tournament that was co-hosted by the city of Shen Zhen and Zhong Shan from July 28, 2013 to August 4, 2013. The tournament featured the New Zealand Men's National Basketball Team, Cameroon National Men's Basketball featuring NBA Sacramento King's Luc Richard Mbah A Moute, and China Basketball Association Select Team featuring former NBA Player and 2003 NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs, Mengke Bateer.
|2013 - PDT Roster roster|
Mississauga Power Assistant Coach, Jeremie Kayeye, was selected to lead this year's 2014 PDT to compete in the "ATLAS Four Nations Tournament" that was held in 4 cities in China.
|2014 - PDT Roster roster|
|Mississauga Power roster|
|Season||Coach||Regular Season||Post Season|
|Won||Lost||Win %||Finish||Won||Lost||Win %||Result|
|2011-12||Mark Strickland||6||11||.353||'||Did not qualify|
|2011-12||David Joseph||0||2||.000||'||Did not qualify|
|2011-12||Robert Brickey||9||10||.474||'||Did not qualify|
|2011-12||Combined||15||23||.395||5th||Did not qualify|
|2012-13||Larry Blunt||18||22||.450||7th||Did not qualify|
|2013-14||David Joseph||8||26||.235||7th||0-3, .000, Quarter-Finals|
|2013-14||Combined||10||30||.250||7th||0-3, .000, Quarter-Finals|
|Totals||58||98||0.372||-||0||3||.000||1 Playoff Appearances|