Tacoma Rise

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Tacoma Rise
Tacoma Rise Logo.jpg
Founded 2012 (as Olympia Rise)
League American Basketball Association)
Team history Olympia Rise (2012-13) Tacoma Rise (2013 - present)
Arena Dalesky-Black Gymnasium -Foss High, Tacoma, WA (Evergreen State College as the Olympia Rise)
Based in Tacoma, Washington
Colors purple, black, white
Owner(s) Chris Reynolds and Tim Reynolds (Reynolds Sports Entertainment Inc.)
Head coach AJ Black
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 brothers Chris and Tim Reynolds (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).

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. Daryl 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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