Auckland Stars

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Auckland Stars
Auckland Stars logo
LeagueNational Basketball League
Founded1982
FoldedFebruary 2010
HistoryAuckland
1982–1989
Auckland Cannons
1990–1991
Auckland Stars
1992–1996
Auckland Rebels
1997–2000
Auckland Stars
2001–2009
ArenaASB Stadium
LocationAuckland, New Zealand
Team coloursBlue & white
OwnershipTab Baldwin
Championships9 (1982, 1983, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005)
WebsiteAucklandStars.co.nz

The Auckland Stars were a New Zealand basketball team based in Auckland. The Stars competed in the National Basketball League (NBL) and played their home games at ASB Stadium. The Stars won nine NBL championships between 1982 and 2005, a record they held until the Wellington Saints collected their ninth and tenth titles in 2016 and 2017.

In February 2010, the club was suspended from competing in the 2010 NBL season after falling into financial strife and failing to pay some players and coaching staff.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hinton, Marc (17 February 2010). "Auckland Stars bounced out of NBL". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Basketball: Auckland Stars booted from NBL". NZHerald.co.nz. 17 February 2010. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  3. ^ Deane, Steve (4 March 2010). "Basketball: Falling Stars hit rock bottom NBL licence void". NZHerald.co.nz. Retrieved 24 January 2017.

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