King's Lynn Fury

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King's Lynn Fury
League NBL
Established 2003
History King's Lynn Fury
2003-2007
College of West Anglia Fury
2007-2015
King's Lynn Fury
2015-present
Arena LynnSport
(Capacity: 500)
Location King's Lynn, Norfolk
Team colours Black and White
Main sponsor Aven Ltd
Head coach United Kingdom James Bamfield
Ownership Not for profit members' club
Website http://www.furybasketball.co.uk
Uniforms
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King's Lynn Fury is an amateur basketball team from King's Lynn, Norfolk, competing in the National Basketball League.

The club was established in 2003 by James Bamfield. Basketball in the area had seen a boom in the early 1990s with the women’s team King's Lynn Eagles competing in National League competition and two men's clubs running locally: the Downham Magics and the King's Lynn Basketball Club. In 1999 the Lynn club and the Magics merged to form the King's Lynn Magics, which competed in the Peterborough regional league.

Fury finished third in their first season in EBL Division 3 South and were promoted to Division 2. In their second season, the team finished second in Division 2 and were promoted in 2005, into an expanded Division 1, while also finishing as Runner-up in the Patron's Cup.

In 2007, through a partnership with the College of West Anglia and their renowned basketball academy, the team name was changed to incorporate the new backer's name, and therefore the team took to the court for the 2007-08 season as College of West Anglia Fury.

Financial difficulties led to the team withdrawing from division 1 and competing in Division 4 during the 2008/09 season.

Over the past 5 years the Club has been restructured and has shown tremendous growth. In 2013 membership increased to over 100 affiliated players. In 2014 Fury were awarded Sport England "Clubmark" and the Academy at CWA was Accredited as an official England Basketball "School of basketball".

In 2015 the Club reverted to the town's name as the King's Lynn Fury the side reached the National Playoff finals that year.

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