|League||National Basketball League of Canada|
|Team history||Windsor Express
|Based in||Windsor, Ontario|
|Colours||Red, black, white
|Head coach||Bill Jones|
|Dancers||Express Dance Team|
|Mascot||Conductor Coal Train|
The Windsor Express is a Canadian professional basketball team based in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. The Express are an expansion team of the National Basketball League of Canada that began play in the 2012-13 season. The Express play its home games at the WFCU Centre.
On June 28, 2012, the NBL announced that Windsor had been awarded an expansion team for the 2012-13 season. With this eighth franchise, the League went to divisional play, placing the Express in the Central Division.
On August 1, 2012 the team nickname was officially confirmed. The Express name is partially a tribute to the Underground Railroad and to the rail yards on the banks of the Detroit River.
The team compiled a 22-18 record in its inaugural year, placing second in the Central Division and being seeded 3rd in the playoffs. It lost its only post-season series, a semifinal against the Summerside Storm, 3 games to 2.
On April 17, 2014, the Express won their first championship of NBL-Canada against the Island Storm(formerly Summerside Storm), 121-106.
WFCU Centre (2012-present)
Originally opened in 2008, the WFCU Centre is a sports-entertainment arena in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. The arena has a capacity of 7,000 when setup for basketball. The Express share the arena with the Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League.
|Windsor Express roster|
Owner/CEO - Dartis Willis Sr.
|Season||Coach||Regular Season||Post Season|
|Won||Lost||Win %||Finish||Won||Lost||Win %||Result|
|2012-13||Bill Jones||22||18||.550||3rd||2||3||.400||Lost First Round|
|2013-14||Bill Jones||29||11||.718||1st||11||6||.647||Won Championship|
|Totals||51||29||.638||-||13||9||.542||2 Playoff Appearances|
- "Our Facilities". WFCU-Centre.com. Retrieved February 18, 2014.
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