An expansion team in the ABA, Savannah finished their first regular season 11-6, third place in the Southeast Division. Savannah was selected to host the six-team regional. On March 12, 2011 the Storm won their first-ever playoff game, 102-94 over the Columbus Riverballers. The team followed that historic victory with a 162-152 win over the Heartland Prowl in the second round of the ABA Playoffs. Their run ended in the third round, losing to the South Central Division champion East Kentucky Energy.
On October 21, 2014 the ECBL announced the Storm as the 11th league member.