Chicago Steam

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Chicago Steam
Founded 2007
League ABA
Team history Chicago Steam (2008-present)
Based in South Holland, Illinois
Arena South Suburban College
Colors Red, yellow, white
Owner(s) Ron Hicks
Head coach Mitchell Anderson
Dancers Steamettes

The Chicago Steam is a basketball team of the American Basketball Association. Founded in 2007, the Steam first played in the 2008-09 ABA season. Based in the Chicago suburb of South Holland, Illinois, the Steam plays its home games at South Suburban College.


In February of 2013, a player for Steam women's team filed a lawsuit against team owner Ron Hicks over taking money for a trip which never occurred then keeping the money. Many other former players made complaints over failure to be paid or paying for trips which never occurred.[1]

Season-by-season record[edit]

Season W L Playoffs W-L Result
2008-09 14 4 Lost to Maywood Buzz in quarterfinals, 91-82
2009-10 16 4 Lost to Kentucky Bisons in semifinals, 116-104
2010-11 13 3
2011-12 10 0
2012-13 14 1 1-1 Lost to Jersey Express in 2nd round
2013-14 15 1 0-1 Lost to North Dallas Vandals in quarterfinals, 119-113


  1. ^ Duarte, Lourdes. "Players accusing semi-pro team of cheating them out of money". WGN News. WGN News. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 

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