Tacoma Rise

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Tacoma Rise
Tacoma Rise Logo.jpg
Founded 2012
League American Basketball Association)
Team history Olympia Rise (2012-13) Tacoma Rise (2013 - present)
Based in Tacoma, Washington
Arena Tacoma Rise Dalesky-Black Gymnasium -Foss High, Tacoma, WA
Colors purple, black, white
Owner(s) Chris Reynolds( Reynolds Sports Entertainment Inc.)
Head coach AJ Black 2013-14
Championships 0
Website www.tacomarise.com

The Tacoma Rise is a professional basketball team in the American Basketball Association (ABA). Based out of Tacoma, Washington. The team was founded by Chris Reynolds dba.(Reynolds Sports Entertainment Inc. in 2012 and went by the Olympia Rise.

The 2012-2013 season, the Rise had a 6-8 regular season record and lost the first game of the PacNW playoffs to the Kitsap Admirals, a team they beat three times during the season(6-9).

2013-14 Season Players[edit]

  1. 1 Antonio Sims SG 6'4 Green River Community College
  2. 3 Adrian Harper SF 6'5 Tacoma Community College
  3. 4 Arsenio Mabry C 6'8 Wilson HS
  4. 5 Montreal Houston SG 6'3 Green River Community College
  5. 7 Jameel "Quicc" Shareef SG 6'3 Clover Park HS
  6. 10 Daryl Jordan SF 6'5 The Evergreen State College
  7. 11 Matthew Pleasants PF 6'4 The Evergreen State College
  8. 15 Jacob Manning PF 6'7 University of New Orleans
  9. 17 Micheal Trujillo SF 6'3 Bellevue Community College
  10. 20 Lawrence Sherman PG 6'0 South Puget Sound Community College
  11. 22 Tyler Scott SG 6'1 Grays Harbor Community College
  12. 32 Jimiko King PG 5'7 Foss HS
  13. 34 Brandt Graybeal SF 6'6 Green River Community College
  14. 40 Stefan Hargrove F 6'5 Green River Community College

Jonathan Payne

Inaugural Season Players (2012-13 as the Olympia Rise)[edit]

  1. 1- Josh Koets (Olympic College)
  2. 2- Johnathan Payne (Shoreline Community College)
  3. 3- Ramone Johnson (The Evergreen State College)
  4. 4- Gjio Bain
  5. 5- Justin Arts (Whitman College)
  6. 9- Brandan Striplin (Fotothills College)
  7. 11- Patrick Lewis (The Evergreen State College)
  8. 17- Marcus Whittaker (The Evergreen State College)
  9. 21-Robert Taylor (Grays harbor Community College)
  10. 22- Edric Egberuare (University of Puget Sound)
  11. 24- Kenny Thomas
  12. 34- Ike Ohanson (Arkansas Tech)
  13. - Anthony Gittens
  14. - Jarae Johnson

Released Players

  1. Colby Denton
  2. Perris Jackson (South Puget Sound Community College)
  3. Josh Jones (Tacoma Community College)
  4. Matt Vernie
  5. Darryl Jordan (The Evergreen State College)
  6. Derrick Allen
  7. Jimmy King (Olympic College)
  8. Dietreich Rios-Nicolason (Olympic College)
  9. Jake Bennett
  10. Roberto Diver (Pierce College)

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