West Virginia Blazers

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West Virginia Blazers
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Founded 2008
League ABA
Team history West Virginia Blazers (2008-present)
Arena Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center
Based in Bluefield, West Virginia
Colors black, gold, white
Owner(s) Bluefield Housing Authority
Head coach Brian Kidd
Championships 0
Division titles 0
Mascot Blaze

The West Virginia Blazers are a basketball team in the American Basketball Association that began play in 2008-09. Based in Bluefield, the Blazers play their home games at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center.

Roster[edit]

Final 2009-10 Roster

Head Coach: Tony Webster
Assistant Coach: Willie Ellison
Assistant Coach: Brian Kidd

# Pos. Ht. Player Acquired College
10 United States G Aaron Butler 2009 Bluefield State
7 United States G 5'11 Jordan Carter 2009 George Mason
5 United States G 5'9 DeNelle Hale 2008 Frostburg State
44 United States F 6'3 Jeremy Lewis 2009 Concord
42 United States F 6'6 Corey Love 2008 Bluefield State
20 United States G 6'4 Chawn Martin 2008 Bluefield State
40 United States G 6'3 James Montgomery, Jr. 2009 Bluefield College
14 United States G/F 6'5 R. Chris Nichols 2008 Concord
24 United States F 6'6 Joseph Preast 2008 Davis & Elkins/Concord
31 United States C/F 6'7 Greg Puckett 2009 Concord
3 United States G 6'3 Neil Rasnake 2008 Western Carolina
33 United States G 6'0 Carlos Vanhook 2009 Bluefield State

All-star selections[edit]

  • Maurice Davis (2008-2009)
  • Corey Love (2009-2010)

Season-by-season record[edit]

West Virginia Blazers
Year Regular Season Post-season
Record Win % Record Win % Result
American Basketball Association (2008-2012)
2008-09 11-15 .423 0—0 .000 -
2009-10 8–12 .400 1—1 .500 Lost in Round Two
2010-11 9-8 .529 0—1 .000 Lost in Round One
2011-12 6-3 .667 0—1 .000 Lost in Round One
Totals 34–38 .473 1–3 .250 0 Championships

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