Montreal Dragons

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The Montreal Dragons were a Canadian basketball team located in Montreal, Quebec. They were members of the National Basketball League, but did not complete their first season through team difficulties.


The teams was coached by Eric Dennis and included notable players Reggie Cross University of Hawaii, George Ackles UNLV, Dwight Walton Canadian Olympic Team, Wayne Yearwood Canadian Olympic Team, Kurt Portman University of Wisconsin, Daryle Dumas Stetson University. The team was very popular playing in Verdun Auditorium and although the team had a winning season with great fan support the team folded due to financial difficulties brought on by the introduction of 2 NBA expansion teams and ownership's fear of competition against those teams.