Oklahoma Storm

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Oklahoma Storm
Oklahoma Storm logo
LeagueUSBL 1999–2007
Founded1999
HistoryOklahoma Storm
1999–2007
ArenaMark Price Arena
LocationEnid, Oklahoma
Team colorsRed, black, and white
Head coachRoy Rogers
OwnershipOklahoma Storm, LLC
Championships1 2002
Former logo

The Oklahoma Storm was a United States Basketball League (USBL) team in Enid, Oklahoma. Founded by sports agent and attorney James Sears Bryant, the Storm successfully captured the USBL championship under head coach Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 2002, defeating Kansas with a final score of 122–109.[1] The team played its home games at Mark Price Arena and the Chisholm Trail Expo Center. The Oklahoma Storm disbanded following the 2007 season when the USBL dissolved.[2]

Several Storm players, including Willie Burton, LaBradford Smith, Richard Dumas, Gaylon Nickerson, Brent Price, James Lang, Chris Porter, Reggie Slater, Ira Newble, Bubba Wells, Kelly McCarty, Tony Bobbitt and Jamario Moon, played for the NBA either before or after playing for the Storm.

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  1. ^ "Abdul-Jabbar Wins USBL Championship As Coach Of Oklahoma Storm; Leaves Team" Jet, Jul 22, 2002, page 51
  2. ^ USBL

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